Large potential of online channel for home improvement products
More than half of the consumers in Europe would consider buying a home improvement product online, whereas ... Read more
Dutch & Spanish construction sector keeps on improving
After a slight dip in the last semester of 2014, the German construction sector is expected to grow at a sl... Read more
Number of home improvement jobs by European consumers is rising
Rotterdam, 20-03-2015 Not only has the number of home improvement jobs risen, the outlook of consume... Read more
Number of home improvement jobs by European consumers is on the rise
The barometer is part of the European Home Improvement Monitor, a study providing insight in the amount of ... Read more
Viessmann & Grohe take the lead as being most dedicated to Sustaina...
In the Q3 2014 report of the European Installation monitor (4,800 successful interviews with HVAC installer... Read more
Italian and Polish consumers are most positive about online DIY pur...
E-commerce is becoming more and more important for both the manufactures of building products and the big r... Read more
Top brands with the best approaching towards European architects
In a previous post I shared which company characteristics & services are most important for European archit... Read more
French & Polish installers have the most difficulties seeing the be...
The HVAC industry keeps coming up with innovative sustainable solutions. however, some of these solutions s... Read more
Most European installers had a good Q4, French installers are laggi...
UK: large turnovers and order books In the UK, more installers report an increase than a decrease in their... Read more
European architects top 10: Most important manufactures characteris...
The top 3 characteristics concerns the manufacturers themselves: trustworthy, knowledgeable and professiona... Read more
Leroy Merlin takes top spot in DIY store ranking in southern Europe
Leroy Merlin stands out on almost all aspects, as rated by consumers. Leroy Merlin is not only the best DIY... Read more
Less home improvement jobs done by European consumers in 2014
In December 2014, 8,3% of European households performed one or more home improvement jobs. About two thirds... Read more
The hardest times are over for the Dutch and Spanish construction s...
The British market keeps on improving, although at a slightly slower pace than expected in previous qu... Read more
European architects most decisive on insulation and façade materials
A smaller, but significant share of architects in the rest of the counties, e.g. United Kingdom (54%), ... Read more
Architects in Europe with different view over threats and opportuni...
In Spain, Italy and the Netherlands, architects have suffered from fewer assignments due to the crisis. In... Read more
Architects in the United Kingdom experience demand for sustainable ...
The same architects consider carbon footprint (87%) to be the most important aspect that make a product ... Read more
European architects divided on future construction industry
Also the architects in the UK are most optimistic about the non-residential segment. Almost 50% expect a... Read more