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November 7, 2011

British retail giant Kingfisher plans to go about its DIY retail business in China with a new approach, according to an article in the Financial Times.

The company's CEO Ian Cheshire told the newspaper that big-box DIY "is not the model for China," which has proven difficult for DIY retailers to gain acceptance. The international retailer is trying a showroom format targeting the do-it-for-me customer.

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 20, 2008

Kingfisher tapped executives from IKEA and DSG International....

June 15, 2008

In spite of a weak first quarter, Home Depot’s annual meeting of shareholders kicked off...

April 27, 2008

According to the retailer, “this represents the company's greatest bonus payout in its 14-year history.”...

April 3, 2008

Euan Sutherland succeeds Ian Cheshire, who was promoted to group chief executive on Jan. 25....

December 16, 2007

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

December 10, 2007

Pilozzi spent seven years as head of the company’s Canadian division. He will be replaced...

November 6, 2007

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