Romanian DIY market – The most important news from March 2019

Romanian DIY market – For all our readers abroad, these are the most important news from Romanian DIY market, in March 2019, with focus on DIY & home improvement sector (home&deco, home&garden, furniture, construction materials, power tools etc), provided by, the most important B2B publication in Romania, dedicated to DIY industry.

Green Project company launched, earlier this year, a new range of natural substrates for plants under Dr. Soil brand, fabricated in the only unit of production in Iasi, Romania.

romanian DIY marketBrico Depot

Kingfisher officially announced that, starting with March 15, 2019, the 20 Praktiker stores, remaining in the network in Romania, will become Brico Depôt units once the rebranding process is completed and Brico Depôt network in Romania will count a total of 35 stores.

Also, Brico Depôt announced a new brand positioning, closer to the clients. The retailer continued to obtain profit in 2018/2019 in Romania.


JYSK Romania, the Scandinavian retailer of furniture and home decorations, joined the movement that supports the construction of highways. Also, the retailer opened a new store in Orastie, reaching 73 units in Romania.


The second IKEA store in Romania and the largest store in South-Eastern Europe, located in the East of Bucharest, in Theodor Pallady Blvd., no. 57, entered in the last phase of construction, according to IKEA Romania representatives, who expect it to be completed in a few weeks.


SPOR, the most known brand of washable paint from Policolor portfolio, and the first such product launched on the Romanian market, turns 20 years this year.


Vivre, the biggest online retailer of home&deco from Eastern and Central Europe, extended its platform with a new section – blog available on the Romanian site.


Natürlich is a concept store that belongs to the romanian furniture producer Larix, with products and services annexed commerce – physical and online – of furniture and decorations, services and products developed after an experience of over 20 years in collaboration with foreign partners.


The spring comes with a growth of over 80% of the products sales for home and garden, on the start of the season of agricultural works, according to a study realized by evoMAG.

Sika Romania

The Competition Council analysed the transaction through which the company Sika Romania, leader on the market of concrete additives, acquires the producer of waterproofing materials Arkon Membrane.


WD-40 presented the new multifunctional product WD-40 Flexible, in a professional format, with a flexible applicator, designed to reach in hardly accessible areas.

Gala of Landscape Entrepreneurs

The Landscape Entrepreneurs Romanian Association hosted on 9th of March 2019 the second edition of Gala of Landscape Entrepreneurs in Romania. The Gala represented a good reason for the landscape entrepreneurs to meet before the season has started.


The 16th edition of the B2B international event BUYER POINT from Milano, Italy, that will take place this year on 14-15th of May 2019, brings a new opportunity to the DIY & Home Improvement producers from Romania to export products in Europe.


According to the PwC Global CEO Survey for Romania, 38% of the business executives in Romania believe the global economy’s growth rate will slow down. That is almost three times the percentage in last year’s survey (13%).

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