Analysis: Why Kingfisher boss Thierry Garnier believes lockdown trends will last

Thierry Garnier

DIY giant Kingfisher has posted a year of strong growth as the home improvement trend continued to thrive in lockdown – but how sustainable will the newfound passion for DIY be?

Kingfisher, which owns B&Q and Screwfix in the UK and Castorama and Brico Dépôt in France, has emerged as one of the lockdown winners of the past year as consumers turned their hand to home improvement.

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