Romanian DIY market – For all our readers abroad, these are the news from Romanian DIY, Home Improvement and Gardening market in September 2020, provided by BricoRetail.ro, the most important B2B publication in Romania, dedicated to DIY industry.
Dedeman, national leader in the construction materials and home improvement retail, with 100% Romanian capital, opened at Lugoj the 52nd store of the network, the 53rd store in Bucharest and the 54th store in Calarasi.
Homelux donated 5% from the value of the products selected for the Campaign „Back to School” to the Marie Curie Clinical Hospital in Bucharest.
Hornbach, one of the main local retailers of constructions and gardening materials, opened a new store in Romania, in Oradea.
Brico Dépôt România
Brico Dépôt România, part of Kingfisher plc, international company of home improvement, registered a turnover of 107 millions £ (117 millions euro), in the first half of 2020, raised with 9,2% (like-for-like) than the same period of the last year.
Vivre, the main online retailer of furniture and decorations in Romania and Eastern Europe, announced the launch of a new visual identity, as part of the development strategy of the company.
Bonami, the online store focused on selling home & deco products, celebrates 4 years of existence. The year 2020 brought to Bonami online store the forecasted growth.
Regata, the biggest importer of ceramic wall and floor tiles in Romania, that owns a big distribution network with national coverage, opened its own online store: www.regata.ro to come closer to its clients.
For the first time fabricate, a design, prototyping and production studio established in 2018, after an own investment and the Start Up Nation program, opened its doors to specialists, architects, designers, and to the large public, during Romanian Design Week (11-20th of September 2020, Bucharest).
International Bloemen, one of the biggest suppliers of flowers, plats and floral arrangements for retail in Romania, developed its portfolio of external suppliers through direct partnerships with producers from floral industry.
In 2020, PROTECTA 3 in 1, from POLICOLOR producer, celebrated 20 years from the apparition of the product on the market.
DIY online survey
60% of the Romanians who did not tinker at all started to get involved in DIY projects, on the fond of the pandemic, and a quarter of them say that they discovered this passion in the last six months, according to the online survey made by www.GabiRalea.ro, DIY and improvement blog.
Cushman & Wakefield Echinox
In Romania were constructed between 1990 – 2019 approximate 1,22 millions new houses, representing just 13,4% from the total stock of houses calculated by the National institute of Statistics, so the residential stock is mainly made of apartments made in the communist regime, having, in most of the cases, a low degree of comfort, according to an analysis of Cushman & Wakefield Echinox.
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