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January 30, 2011

After 30-plus years, Bob Vereen has retired from the Worldwide DIY Council, an association of active U. S. and Canadian exporters.

He joined the group as executive secretary when it consisted of a dozen members who wanted to network with each other about export opportunities and built it up to a membership of nearly 150 at its peak.

October 1, 2008

Employees will need to progress through four units of study before qualifying for certification....

August 28, 2008

Groupe Adeo, a Lille, France-based DIY chain, will take over the 31 Castorama stores in...

July 23, 2008

Parent Kingfisher announced several initiatives for the coming year, including expansion in France and Eastern...

June 5, 2008

Home Depot CEO Frank Blake shot down rumors of the retailer's interest in German DIY...

February 26, 2008

Kingfisher, parent of B&Q and Castorama, posted fourth-quarter sales of 2.18 billion British pounds (US$4.33...

January 31, 2008

Kingfisher, the largest DIY retailer in Europe, has named Ian Cheshire as group CEO for...

December 16, 2007

The British home improvement chain has confronted a difficult DIY market and aging stores in...

November 29, 2007

Sales are up 0.8 percent at B&Q stores in the U.K. and up 5.6 percent...

November 29, 2007

Sales are up 0.8 percent at B&Q stores in the U.K. and up 5.6 percent...

November 6, 2007

Gerry Murphy will step down as chief executive....

September 10, 2007

Kingfisher hopes to tap the estimated $20.3 billion home improvement market in Russia. HCN spoke...

September 6, 2007

Twenty-five renovations are planned and eight currently are underway to include new flooring displays, an...

August 1, 2007

Kingfisher will use the proceeds to repay existing debt and invest in its worldwide store...

July 17, 2007

The expansion plan is expected to cost 250 million pounds ($511.6 million)....

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