DIY Retailing - UK - May 2018
“Pressure is mounting on the DIY sector, with spending becoming increasingly fragmented and shifting from specialists to non-specialists. The pressure comes from external sources, including the shift away from home ownership, slowing activity in the housing market and increasing competition, but also internal ones such as the disruptions caused by Bunnings’ acquisition of Homebase and to B&Q by the ONE Kingfisher transformation plan.”
– Thomas Slide, Senior Retail Analyst
This Report looks at the following areas:
Where next for Bunnings and Homebase?
Specialists battling an increasingly fragmented market
Is there a future for the big-box store?