Information provided by the Japan DIY Industry Association shows remarkable development in the sales and number of DIY stores/home centers in Japan since the first DIY store was opened in the country over 40 years ago. There are now over 4,500 DIY stores/home centers in Japan with the annual general proceeds reaching 3.95 trillion yen. According to the annual report by the…CONTINUE READING
Key Buyer / Market Reports
Learn about the world’s leading retailers and distributors, including analysis of home and housewares products offered.
After hearing about the largest economy in the world, 2016 Global Forum attendees learned about the smaller, differentiated markets of Scandinavia to close the conference. Linus Kolmevik is the owner of Hippie de Luxe, a distributor of high-end kitchen tools and gadgets, kitchen living and small appliances within the Nordic markets of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Hippie de Luxe…CONTINUE READING
British retailer John Lewis has just released detailed information on their customers' shopping habits in a new reported titled, "How We Shop, Live & Look." Be sure to read chapters three and four for informative segments on “How We Live: Home and Cook”. Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis, introduced the report, "Next year marks the 150th anniversary of John Lewis…CONTINUE READING
The HECNA key distributor profile this month features Dellar of Brazil. Note also that André Carvalho of Dellar will present an overview of the Brazilian home & housewares market and opportunities that exist with Dellar during the HECNA Global Forum. The previously published HECNA key retailer and key distributor profiles are available for download at the HECNA Members…CONTINUE READING
The HECNA key retailer profile this month is on Ahmed Abdulrehman & Sons of United Arab Emirates. See the report for details on the company, including key contact information. This and previously published HECNA key retailer and key distributor profiles are available for download at the HECNA Members Only website.…CONTINUE READING