Romanian DIY market – The most important news from August 2017

Romanian DIY market – For all our readers abroad, these are the most important news from Romanian DIY market, in August 2017, with focus on DIY retail (home improvement, home&deco, home&garden, furniture, construction materials, power tools etc), provided by, the most important B2B publication in Romania, dedicated to DIY industry.

Romanian DIY marketBrico Depôt

Kingfisher plc, one of the leaders of the DIY market in Europe and the parent company of Brico Depot Romania, announces that it has successfully signed the contract for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Praktiker Romania S.R.L.


JYSK Romania received Best Buy Award certification, being chosen by consumers as the best-value retailer in the category of textile products and home decorations. Also, in August, the retailer opened its 47th store in Oradea and its 48th store in Brăila.


Estimated at 206 million euros, Dedeman, the largest DIY player in Romania, is the most valuable 100% Romanian brand, according to the top score made by Brand Finance.


IKEA Romania launched the IKEA 2018 Catalog. From August 17th to September 7th, more than 800,000 copies of the new catalog will be distributed to homes in Bucharest and its surroundings.

Teraplast SA

The Competition Council analyzes the transaction by which Teraplast SA, the PVC processor, takes over Politub SA, the polyethylene pipe manufacturer.

Most popular DIY brands in Romania

A analysis, conducted between July 2016 and August 2017, shows us what are the most popular DIY brands in Romania in terms of Google searches, a criterion that says a lot about a brand’s reputation.

Volume of construction

The volume of construction works decreased by 7.4% in June 2017, compared to June 2016, according to the National Institute of Statistics.

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