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Global Home Improvement Report 2020 available to BHETA members with 50% discount

The Global Home Improvement Report is jointly published by HIMA and EDRA-GHIN.

The industry’s report…

  • HIMA is the Home Improvement Manufacturer Association of which BHETA is a founding member
  • EDRA GHIN includes 214 home improvement retailers operating over 32,000 stores in 74 countries.

As far as possible, the 2020 statistics were confirmed by the international members of EDRA-GHIN and put in parallel with those of consulting firms and trade associations across the world.

Despite the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic we have continued collecting data and ensuring its reliability. We wholeheartedly thank everyone who helped us and provided us with data to make this report a reference for the world of DIY.


What’s included in the report?

Section 1: Global DIY Market Analysis

  • Global market size evolution
  • Main regions: market sizes, evolution, average DIY expenditure per capita
  • Main DIY national markets
  • National average DIY expenditure per capita
  • Focus on European DIY markets

Section 2: Countries (53 counties covered)

  • Ranks the major DIY markets in decreasing size:
  • GDP, DIY market, DIY average expenditure
  • Top 10 DIY retail chains in the country
  • 2018 and 2019 sales, number of stores & sales area
  • Section 3: Major DIY Groups worldwide

Section 3: Turnover evolution

  • Global market share evolution
  • Operating countries
  • Retail chains


Who is the report suitable for?

The report is targeted at decision-makers who need accurate and reliable market data.

The report is suitable for any company looking to

  • create or develop an export strategy
  • understand and rank growth regions and companies
  • source target retailers in overseas countries



What do BHETA members say about it?

The Global DIY Report is an excellent source of up to date information for anyone looking to export within the DIY sector. It easily presents information on markets and key retailers in over 50 counties and even tells you their growth rates. Available through BHETA at a significantly lower price, we have found this to be an essential go-to document when planning our exports. It is excellent value for money.” – Joe Denham, VegTrug Limited

“The Hima Global Home Improvement Report 2020 is a great tool for any BHETA member. A mine of relevant information on 53 key home improvement trade nations. It’s help us plan our target strategy for exporting and is outstanding value for money”. – Steve Turner, Spear & Jackson


Price (BHETA members receive 50% discount)

The price to non-members is £700.00.

The BHETA member price includes a 50% discount and is £350.00 



How to order

BHETA is the sole provider of the Global Home Improvement report in the UK.

To order your personal copy please contact Helen Farnell at BHETA at

Email Helen Farnell to order



Key Findings – Global DIY Market Grows 4.2% in 2019

  • In 2019, the DIY/home improvement world market turnover reached €618 billion, breaking through the €600 billion ceiling, an increase of 4.22% compared to last year (€593 billion).
  • North America and Europe combined represent approximately 86.6% of this market, although their joint population accounts for only 16% of the world population.
  • The DIY markets of these two continents sum €535 billion, an increase of 3.7% on the 2018 value of €516 billion. North America and Europe reach 58% and 28% of the world market respectively.
  • North America had the highest average DIY expenditure per capita in 2019 at €972 compared to €932 in 2018.
  • Approximately 81% of the Global DIY market (€502 billion) is concentrated in only 8 countries: USA, Germany, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Australia and Italy.
  • The three major DIY markets in Europe (Germany, France and United Kingdom) represent 50% of the continent’s market.


Who are the top 10 major DIY retailers worldwide?

  • Home Depot (USA)
  • Lowe’s (USA)
  • Adeo (France)
  • Kingfisher (UK)
  • Menards (USA)
  • Bunnings (Australia)
  • OBI (Germany),
  • Bauhaus (Germany),
  • Ace Hardware (USA)
  • Sodimac (Chile).

Home Depot and Lowe’s alone account for 26.3% of the global market share.


Documents to download for more information

For further reading: 2020 Report Overview      

Example country page: 2018 Market Data-Chile




How to order

BHETA is the sole provider of the Global Home Improvement report in the UK.

To order your personal copy please contact Helen Farnell at BHETA at

Email Helen Farnell to order


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