Latest 9 articles published by Dirk Hoogenboom
Circularity in construction still in its early stages
For many years now, USP Marketing Consultancy has followed the topic of sustainability in the European Ar... Read more
Prefab most applied in projects in the Netherlands, the UK ahead wh...
In the European architectural barometer, another one of USP’s multi-client studies, we already reported that arc... Read more
European contractors are mostly brand-oriented in their purchasing ...
This is one of the results of the European Contractor Monitor 2018 of USP Marketing Consultancy. In th... Read more
Direct ordering from manufacturers; already common place amongst Eu...
It might come as a surprise, but the main contender for share of wallet are not the online players nor the general bu... Read more
Buying at DIY stores; How is this affected by age, income and DIY e...
In the European Home Improvement Monitor we have tracked the shifts in these channels for a long time, even on a... Read more
DIY; Germany & the UK top the chart for online buying
More products are bought online Since we started (2013) measuring consumer purchase behavior for home improvement pr... Read more
Grenfell tower; Does this affect the future insulation choice in co...
These are expectations regarding the usage of insulation materials of European architects in the European Archit... Read more
Online DIY purchases; Amazon tops the chart in Europe
As mentioned before, the share of online purchase of home improvement products has been growing steadily. In 2017 thi... Read more
Wood structure and prefab panel construction expected to increase