DER KREIS UK, part of Europe’s leading kitchen and bathroom buying group, had tremendous success at the Euronics Showcase in April 2019.
In 2018, DER KREIS partnered exclusively with Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH), part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, to offer members of CIH a comprehensive kitchen sales support package.
It was the first exhibition opportunity for DER KREIS to engage, face-to-face, with CIH members and explain the business benefits of adding fitted kitchens or expanding their existing kitchen sales.
The DER KREIS stand showcased two of the group’s furniture ranges, Nobilia and Nolte, plus a range of complementing appliances from Caple. CIH members could also win a steaming hot water tap from InSinkErator® on the stand.
Bill Miller, Managing Director, DER KREIS commented: “The Euronics Showcase was excellent with the visitors very positive about the new business opportunity. We certainly exceeded our target and achieved our objectives, which is very encouraging that our unique offer is exceedingly attractive.”
Stuart Cook, Chief Executive Officer, Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd confirmed: “It was a terrific Euronics Showcase this year and being able to offer members a unique kitchen furniture package has been a great success. Our members certainly appreciate the advantage of being able to expand their electrical retailing business and offer consumers a complete kitchen appliance and furniture package.
“We are exceedingly pleased with the success of the venture to date and the Showcase truly generated great interest and an area of business we hope will continue to grow.”
Through the unique partnership with DER KREIS, CIH members are supported with a discounted cost on attendance at the highly respected kitchen design training course from the industry professional, Renee Mascari, Creative Director of Mascari Design. In addition, preferential rental terms are provided on the market leading Winner Design, kitchen CAD system, from Compusoft.
Furthermore, CIH members are supported with warehousing for the kitchen furniture, a home delivery service and assistance in sourcing approved, local kitchen installers. This unique support package will provide all of the necessary tools that will enable CIH members to successfully, and confidently, retail fitted kitchens.
Image caption: DER KREIS stand at Euronics Showcase 2019
Note for editors:
The Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group UK is an organisation set up to support the business of the independent kitchen and bathroom specialists. Part of the renowned DER KREIS, Europe’s leading kitchen and bathroom buying group, the company has forty years’ experience and a turnover in excess of 3.4 billion Euros. Currently operating in nine countries with 3,000 members, the group provides a range of exclusive tailored benefits and services to support and increase the success of each independent kitchen and bathroom specialist in an effort to stay ahead of the competition and to promote the success of individual businesses.
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24th April 2019