Hardware Cologne

Introducing the European DIY Retail Association (EDRA) and the Global Home Improvement Network (ghin)

The formerly independent organisations European DIY Retail Association (EDRA) and the Global Home Improvement Network (ghin) have joined forces as a consolidated association. Ever since, they have acted as the unified voice of the DIY trade around the globe. With an international network of offices, EDRA/ghin is active in the entire DIY industry, creating a platform for interaction and the exchange of ideas. read more…

News from the EDRA

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The European DIY-Retail Association (EDRA) goes from strength to strength: it has now been joined by Union DIY, a Russian trade association which numbers eight home improvement retail chains as members. The members of Union DIY have a total of 93 retail outlets turning over the equivalent of 700 million Euros. The chairman of Union DIY is Rinat Mukhametvaleev (the CEO of Trest SCM), who represents the interests of the GHIN Global Home Improvement Network and now joins the board of the EDRA. The accession of Union DIY brings membership of the EDRA to exactly 100 companies. EDRA members now manage 13,500 retail outlets employing 850,000 persons in 50 countries, together turning over 130 billion Euros. read more…