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Our markets

 
Map of countries where Kingfisher operates UK & Ireland France Spain and Portugal Poland Turkey and Russia Romainia Germany
  • UK & Ireland
  • France
  • Other international
  • Joint Venture (not consolidated)
 

The European home improvement market is an attractive sector, worth £235 billion (1) across a customer base of 320 million (1) homes. Kingfisher currently has a 5% (1) share of this large, fragmented market, meaning there is plenty of scope for growth.

To find out more about the markets in which we operate we surveyed over 15,000 people across eight countries in Europe about the way they view their homes and their attitudes to home improvement. Find out more in our European Home Report.

(1) Source: AMA builders merchants report 2014, AMA commissioned research, Mintel Europe DIY report 2014; BCG, KFI annual reports

France

Country Market brands Store numbers Sales area1
(000s m2)
Employees
fulltime
France Castorama logo 101 1,250 10,921
  Brico Dépôt logo 123 850 7,390

UK & Ireland

Country Market brands Store numbers Sales area1
(000s m2)
Employees
fulltime
UK & Ireland B&Q logo 296 2,210 16,221
  Screwfix logo 627 40 8,330

Other International

Country Market brands Store numbers Sales area1
(000s m2)
Employees
fulltime
Poland Castorama logo 76 652 10,988
Portugal Brico Depot logo 3 20 189
Romania Brico Depot logo 38 273 2,538
Spain Brico Depot logo 28 175 1,635
Russia Castorama logo 20 208 3,157
Germany Screwfix logo 19 1 182
  • 1 Screwfix sales area relates to the front of counter area of an outlet
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Information correct as at 31 January 2019.