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Praxis Amstelveen has a new look
12-10-21

Praxis Amstelveen has a new look

Praxis Amstelveen opens after a thorough renovation
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Conversion Praxis Drachten: advantages of the store and online
29-09-21

Conversion Praxis Drachten: advantages of the store and online

Praxis Drachten opens as fourth Phygital store after renovation
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Social Highlights 2021/21
26-08-21

Social Highlights 2021/21

We gladly present the Social Highlights of Maxeda DIY Group for the year 2020/21.
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Reopening Praxis Son
10-08-21

Reopening Praxis Son

Praxis opens third Phygital store in Son.
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Highlights 2020/21: Continuing sustainable growth and market leadership
08-07-21

Highlights 2020/21: Continuing sustainable growth and market leadership

We gladly present the Highlights of Maxeda DIY Group in 2020.
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Reopening Praxis Amersfoort
28-06-21

Reopening Praxis Amersfoort

Praxis Amersfoort opens as a Phygital store after renovation.
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Luc Leunis in CFO Magazine
11-06-21

Luc Leunis in CFO Magazine

Luc Leunis was interviewed for CFO Magazine.
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Vakbad MIX visited Praxis Hoogeveen
02-06-21

Vakbad MIX visited Praxis Hoogeveen

Vakblad MIX interviewed Corine Duchenne about the new Phygital store in Hoogeveen
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Pricing of a private placement of €50 million of senior secured notes
19-05-21

Pricing of a private placement of €50 million of senior secured notes

Pricing of a private placement of €50 million of senior secured notes
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Opening Praxis Hoogeveen and Harderwijk
05-05-21

Opening Praxis Hoogeveen and Harderwijk

Also in 2021, Praxis will continue to (re)open stores!
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Opening renewed BricoPlanit Bruges
25-03-21

Opening renewed BricoPlanit Bruges

On 25 March, the renewed BricoPlanit-store in Bruges opened its doors.
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New head office for Brico in Groot-Bijgaarden
18-01-21

New head office for Brico in Groot-Bijgaarden

In 2022 Brico will open a brand new head office.
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Guy Colleau in CEO Magazine
06-01-21

Guy Colleau in CEO Magazine

Guy Colleau has been interviewed for CEO Magazine.
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Maxeda and Newcraft invest in the future
21-12-20

Maxeda and Newcraft invest in the future

Maxeda and Newcraft start a partnership for sales through international marketplaces.
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Social Highlights 2019
15-10-20

Social Highlights 2019

We gladly present the Social Highlights of Maxeda DIY Group in 2019.
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Pricing of €420.0 million of senior secured notes
16-09-20

Pricing of €420.0 million of senior secured notes

Pricing of €420.0 million of senior secured notes
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Proposed offering of €400.0 million of senior secured notes
14-09-20

Proposed offering of €400.0 million of senior secured notes

Proposed offering of €400.0 million of senior secured notes
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Overview CSR projects 2019
20-07-20

Overview CSR projects 2019

In 2019, Maxeda has again carried out many CSR initiatives.
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Store openings Praxis Uithoorn and IJmuiden
15-07-20

Store openings Praxis Uithoorn and IJmuiden

Praxis recently opened new stores in Uithoorn and IJmuiden.
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Highlights 2019: strengthen sustainable growth and market leadership
14-07-20

Highlights 2019: strengthen sustainable growth and market leadership

We gladly present the Highlights of Maxeda DIY Group in 2019.
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Praxis starts with the rental and sale of solar panels
06-07-20

Praxis starts with the rental and sale of solar panels

Since the end of June, customers can rent or buy solar panels at Praxis.
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Opening Praxis Nijkerk after conversion
26-02-20

Opening Praxis Nijkerk after conversion

Wednesday 26 February 2020, Praxis Nijkerk opened his doors, the last Formido which is converted to a Praxis store.
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Opening renewed Brico Meiser
14-02-20

Opening renewed Brico Meiser

Brico Meiser has been completely renewed to make shopping even more easier and faster.
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Praxis Oegstgeest: ready for the future
14-02-20

Praxis Oegstgeest: ready for the future

On Friday 14 February, Praxis opened a brand new store on business park de Boeg in Oegstgeest.
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Praxis joins forces with 35 labor market regions
13-02-20

Praxis joins forces with 35 labor market regions

On 13 February, Praxis signed national cooperation agreements with all labor market regions, both UWV and municipalities are affiliated.
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Maxeda DIY Group enters into partnership with the A.R.E.N.A. Alliance
31-01-20

Maxeda DIY Group enters into partnership with the A.R.E.N.A. Alliance

Effective from 27 January 2020, Maxeda DIY Group established a partnership with the A.R.E.N.A. Alliance for the sourcing of DIY, garden and home improvement products (excluding Asia).
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Changes within management Praxis
01-01-20

Changes within management Praxis

Managing Director Joost de Beijer and Operations Director Frank Pruijn will leave Praxis on 1 January 2020. Their roles will be taken over by Corine Duchenne and Frits Voorhout.
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Social Highlights 2018
01-11-19

Social Highlights 2018

We gladly present the Social Highlights of Maxeda DIY Group in 2018.
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Brico launches buying and renting solar panels
29-08-19

Brico launches buying and renting solar panels

Brico is the first retailer in Belgium to start selling and renting solar panels. In addition to buying, the unique rental formula of Brico Solar ensures that solar panels are now accessible to everyone without major investments.
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Highlights 2018: market leadership optimized through strong growth
21-08-19

Highlights 2018: market leadership optimized through strong growth

We gladly present the Highlights and Key Figures of Maxeda DIY Group in 2018 in which we continued our strategic growth.
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Brico and BricoPlanit website integrated
19-07-19

Brico and BricoPlanit website integrated

On 1 July 2019, the websites of Brico and BricoPlanit have been combined to one website: Brico.be.
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Launching of working at Praxis website
18-06-19

Launching of working at Praxis website

On 18 June 2019, the new vacancy website of Praxis was launched: www.werkenbijpraxis.nl.
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Brico starts partnership with Pwiic
14-06-19

Brico starts partnership with Pwiic

The customers of Brico include both experienced do-it-yourselfers and people who could use some help with their DIY jobs. For the latter group, Brico has started a partnership with Pwiic.
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Brico opens third store in Luxembourg
29-05-19

Brico opens third store in Luxembourg

On 29 May 2019, the new Brico store in Pommerloch was openend. This sets the counter of Brico stores in Luxembourg to three.
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Integration Formido stores almost finished
27-05-19

Integration Formido stores almost finished

Since 7 September 2017, a lot of hard work has been done on the conversion of Formido stores to Praxis stores and this project is almost completed.
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Updated Praxis-app
09-04-19

Updated Praxis-app

Since March 2019, the updated Praxis-app can be downloaded in the app stores. The app contains many benefits for the Makers.
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BricoPlanit launches new concept in new BricoPlanit Waterloo
08-04-19

BricoPlanit launches new concept in new BricoPlanit Waterloo

Maxeda opened a brand new BricoPlanit store in Waterloo beginning of April.
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10th Praxis City opened
22-02-19

10th Praxis City opened

Praxis City Osdorp was opened on February 13 at Tussenmeer 6.
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New look and feel
01-02-19

New look and feel

In 2019, the same look & feel has been introduced for all store chains/brands of Maxeda DIY Group. This is based on three key principles: it is simple, warm and straightforward.
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Already 24 Formido stores have been integrated into Praxis
15-11-18

Already 24 Formido stores have been integrated into Praxis

In the past months Praxis integrated seven former Formido stores into Praxis.
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Praxis is the largest DIY market in the Netherlands
01-11-18

Praxis is the largest DIY market in the Netherlands

Praxis opens in November three new stores, bringing the total Praxis stores to 174.
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Maxeda DIY Group in CEO Magazine
31-10-18

Maxeda DIY Group in CEO Magazine

Guy Colleau talks in CEO Magazine.
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Brico 45 years
24-10-18

Brico 45 years

Throughout the year there were commercial offers, radio spots and commercial activities planned for Brico customers.
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Who is Maxeda DIY Group?
10-10-18

Who is Maxeda DIY Group?

This year Praxis and Brico celebrate their 40th and 45th Anniversary.
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First Brico City transformed into new City Box-concept
04-10-18

First Brico City transformed into new City Box-concept

Brico City Ukkel is the first store which is transformed into the new City Box concept.
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Praxis 40 years
27-09-18

Praxis 40 years

Praxis celebrated its 40th Anniversary with both customers and employees in September.
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More Formido stores are also integrated into Praxis
25-07-18

More Formido stores are also integrated into Praxis

Praxis opens even more stores.
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The largest Praxis in the south of the Netherlands opens in Maastricht
27-06-18

The largest Praxis in the south of the Netherlands opens in Maastricht

On 27 June, Praxis opened a new DIY store in Maastricht with over 11.000 m2 and more than 35.000 articles, the largest DIY store in the south of the Netherlands.
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Praxis City will settle in Groningen
14-06-18

Praxis City will settle in Groningen

Praxis opens its ninth city store on the Nieuwe Ebbingestraat 92 in Groningen
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Praxis opens City store in Nijmegen
05-06-18

Praxis opens City store in Nijmegen

Since 5 June, Praxis City welcomes customers at the Bisschop Hamerstraat 16 in Nijmegen.
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Remodeling Brico Hasselt and Brico Eghenzee
26-04-18

Remodeling Brico Hasselt and Brico Eghenzee

On 26 and 27 April Brico Hasselt and Brico Eghenzee officially reopened their doors after several months of remodeling.
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Integration Formido’s in Praxis continues
02-05-18

Integration Formido’s in Praxis continues

Integration Formido’s in Praxis continues
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Praxis opens four new city stores
01-05-18

Praxis opens four new city stores

Praxis opens four new city stores
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Remodelling Brico Zaventem and Brico Drogenbos
29-03-18

Remodelling Brico Zaventem and Brico Drogenbos

Remodelling Brico Zaventem and Brico Drogenbos
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Fully renewed BricoPlanit store concept launched in Ternat
09-02-18

Fully renewed BricoPlanit store concept launched in Ternat

BricoPlanit reopened in Ternat its store according to a completely new concept including a new BricoPlanit logo.
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Maxeda wins award “Europe High-Yield Bond of the Year”
20-12-17

Maxeda wins award “Europe High-Yield Bond of the Year”

We are proud to announce that Maxeda has won the 2017 IFR Award for: Europe High-Yield Bond of the Year.
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 Press Release Maxeda DIY Holding
13-07-17

Press Release Maxeda DIY Holding

Press Release Maxeda DIY Holding
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Press Release Maxeda DIY Holding
10-07-17

Press Release Maxeda DIY Holding

Proposed offering of €475.0 million of senior secured notes
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New Praxis store opened in Hilversum
22-06-17

New Praxis store opened in Hilversum

Praxis opened on 21 June 2017 a new store in Hilversum.
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Praxis Feijenoord opened in Rotterdam
24-05-17

Praxis Feijenoord opened in Rotterdam

The new Praxis Feijenoord store at the Stadionweg 31F in Rotterdam was officially opened on Wednesday 24 May 2017.
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Dieter Struye Young Top Manager 2017
18-05-17

Dieter Struye Young Top Manager 2017

During the gala event of the Entrepreneur Awards organized by Top Management on 18 May 2017, Dieter Struye, Managing Director Maxeda DIY Belgium, was voted Young Top Manager of the Year.
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Praxis wins Werf& Award
11-05-17

Praxis wins Werf& Award

Praxis and HROffice, software supplier of an innovative and user friendly recruitment system, were the winners of Werf&Live Event on Thursday 11 May 2017.
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Praxis Dronten opened
12-04-17

Praxis Dronten opened

Praxis Dronten was opened festively on Wednesday 12 April 2017 by general director Praxis Joost de Beijer and store manager Ben van Duijn.
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Frits Voorhout Maniging Director Formido
03-04-17

Frits Voorhout Maniging Director Formido

Frits knows our company well, with 6 years of experience as Operational Director Praxis.
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Brico Zemst reopened
30-03-17

Brico Zemst reopened

Today, 30 March 2017, Brico Zemst reopened.
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Plan-It Antwerp renovated
25-03-17

Plan-It Antwerp renovated

On 25 March 2017 the fully renovated store of Plan-It in Antwerp reopened.
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Ralph Berteaux Director Format & Big Box
01-02-17

Ralph Berteaux Director Format & Big Box

Ralph Berteaux (53 years) is appointed as Director Format & big Box as per 1 February 2017.
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Praxis wins ‘Grand Prix Content Marketing Award
17-11-16

Praxis wins ‘Grand Prix Content Marketing Award"

Praxis won a ‘Grand Prix Content Marketing Award’ in the category Best Explanation Video.
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Praxis reopens store in Bergen op Zoom
19-10-16

Praxis reopens store in Bergen op Zoom

On 19 October 2016 Praxis reopened its store in Bergen op Zoom on a new location.
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Jacques Hayaux du Tilly appointed Group Assortment Director
17-10-16

Jacques Hayaux du Tilly appointed Group Assortment Director

Jacques Hayaux du Tilly (43 years) is appointed as Group Assortment Director.
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New logistic partner
01-10-16

New logistic partner

As from 1 October 2016 Maxeda DIY Group cooperates with a new logistic party from its distribution center ASL in Willebroek.
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Brico wins Webshop Award
23-09-16

Brico wins Webshop Award

Brico won the Webshop Award for its online store within the category ‘Living & Interior’.
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Formido best web shop in DIY
15-09-16

Formido best web shop in DIY

Formido’s web shop was voted best online store within the DIY category.
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Wecycle stands at Praxis help reducing CO₂ emissions
12-07-16

Wecycle stands at Praxis help reducing CO₂ emissions

Last year 45% more electrical devices were collected at Praxis compared to the year before.
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Reopening Formido in Bemmel and Elst
08-07-16

Reopening Formido in Bemmel and Elst

Last week the DIY stores of Formido in Elst and Bemmel were opened again.
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New Brico store opened in Tournai
27-06-16

New Brico store opened in Tournai

Last Saturday a new Brico store was opened in Tournai.
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Brico opens new store in Neerpelt
13-05-16

Brico opens new store in Neerpelt

Today Brico opened a new franchise store in Neerpelt.
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Brico opens new store in Boussu
19-05-16

Brico opens new store in Boussu

On Thursday 19 May 2016 a new Brico store was opened in Boussu.
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20th Anniversary Briko Dépôt
01-05-16

20th Anniversary Briko Dépôt

Briko Dépôt, our specialist for professional projects in Fontaine-L'Évêque (BE), celebrates its 20th anniversary in May 2016.
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Guy Colleau to join Maxeda DIY Group as CEO
26-04-16

Guy Colleau to join Maxeda DIY Group as CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Guy Colleau to the role of CEO of Maxeda DIY Group which will take effect from 1 May 2016.
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New ‘Praxis om de Hoek’ store in The Hague
24-03-16

New ‘Praxis om de Hoek’ store in The Hague

A store right in the city, close to your home, with a modern assortment focused on all basic DIY projects.
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Brico opened stores in Aalst and Boncelles
23-03-16

Brico opened stores in Aalst and Boncelles

Brico opened new stores in Aalst and Boncelles
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Praxis Tuincentrum opens in Nieuwegein and Amsterdam Westpoort
16-03-16

Praxis Tuincentrum opens in Nieuwegein and Amsterdam Westpoort

This morning Praxis Tuincentrum Nieuwegein and Amsterdam Westpoort festively opened.
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Perfection wall paint Product of the Year
16-12-15

Perfection wall paint Product of the Year

Once again Dutch consumers have chosen Perfection wall paint for Product of the Year.
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Pilots at Formido Putten
01-12-15

Pilots at Formido Putten

Formido Putten has recently been equipped with a new paint store and a plaza for seasonal products.
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Brico opens new store in Beringen
26-11-15

Brico opens new store in Beringen

Gisteravond werd de nieuwe Brico-winkel in Beringen geopend.
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Brico Mettet opens today
29-10-15

Brico Mettet opens today

With the opening of a new store today in Mettet, Brico continues its expansion in the province of Namur.
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New stores Praxis Tuincentrum in Groningen and Zoetermeer
14-10-15

New stores Praxis Tuincentrum in Groningen and Zoetermeer

Two Praxis Tuincentrum stores were opened in Groningen and Zoetermeer on Wednesday 14 October 2015.
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Jean-François Delepoulle appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board
01-08-15

Jean-François Delepoulle appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jean-François Delepoulle has been appointed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Maxeda DIY Group on 27 July 2015.
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Formido Mill reopened
01-05-15

Formido Mill reopened

After a few adjustments Formido Mill reopened with a new entrepreneur.
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Praxis om de Hoek opens in Rotterdam
01-05-15

Praxis om de Hoek opens in Rotterdam

The newest Praxis om de Hoek store has opened in Rotterdam.
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Takeover Formido Dussen
01-07-15

Takeover Formido Dussen

Since 1 July 2015 Formido in Dussen was taken over by Hennie van Ingen.
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Praxis om de Hoek opens its first city store
06-04-15

Praxis om de Hoek opens its first city store

On 31 March 2015, with great interest from customers, Praxis opened its first store on according to the new concept Praxis om de Hoek in Amsterdam.
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New store concept Praxis Tuincentrum
01-04-15

New store concept Praxis Tuincentrum

As from mid-March customers in Amsterdam, Heerlen, Beverwijk, Venlo and Roermond were introduced with the new concept Praxis Tuincentrum which fully focuses on green.
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Chris Howell appointed as Chairman Maxeda DIY Group
16-03-15

Chris Howell appointed as Chairman Maxeda DIY Group

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Howell to the role of Non Executive Chairman of Maxeda DIY Group commencing March, 2015.
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Roel F. van Neerbos joins Maxeda DIY Group as CEO
19-11-13

Roel F. van Neerbos joins Maxeda DIY Group as CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Roel van Neerbos to the role of CEO of Maxeda DIY Group
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Website Maxeda DIY Group ranked in top 25 Global Retail ranking
24-10-13

Website Maxeda DIY Group ranked in top 25 Global Retail ranking

The website of Maxeda DIY Group scored a 16th ranking in the Global Retail Top 250.
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Praxis opens new store in Noordwijk
26-06-13

Praxis opens new store in Noordwijk

On 26 June 2013 Praxis opened its new store in Noordwijk.
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Management Changes at Maxeda DIY Group
28-03-13

Management Changes at Maxeda DIY Group

We have made considerable progress in upgrading our customer offer and improving our efficiency over the last few years.
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Gardening with Acker; your garden professional
22-03-13

Gardening with Acker; your garden professional

Last month we launched our own new quality brand, Acker.
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Formido opens new stores in Haren, Nijkerk and Beek en Donk
26-02-13

Formido opens new stores in Haren, Nijkerk and Beek en Donk

Formido opens new stores in Haren (Groningen), Nijkerk (Gelderland) and Beek and Donk (Brabant).
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Perfection chosen Product of the Year 2013 by Dutch customers
22-02-13

Perfection chosen Product of the Year 2013 by Dutch customers

The wall and ceiling paint of our own brand Perfection has been chosen as Product of the Year 2013.
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Praxis launches 'Klik & Haal Af' and new website
29-01-13

Praxis launches 'Klik & Haal Af' and new website

Praxis introduces click & collect service on new website
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Large donation Praxis for Gered Gereedschap
07-12-12

Large donation Praxis for Gered Gereedschap

In December 2012 Praxis donated many tools to foundation Gered Gereedschap.
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Employees Maxeda DIY Group & Praxis donate Christmas hamper to Food bank
21-12-12

Employees Maxeda DIY Group & Praxis donate Christmas hamper to Food bank

120 Christmas hampers were donated to the foodbank of Amsterdam Zuid Oost.
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Formido starts webshop, selling more than 3,000 products online.
03-12-12

Formido starts webshop, selling more than 3,000 products online.

Consumers can choose between delivering at home or delivery at one of the 79 local Formido stores.
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Erik Haegeman is the new CEO for Brico
08-11-12

Erik Haegeman is the new CEO for Brico

Erik Haegeman becomes CEO for Brico as from 1 January 2013.
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Brico opens 81st franchise store
12-10-12

Brico opens 81st franchise store

On 12 October 2012, Brico opened its 81st franchise store in Enghien, 35 kilometres southwest of Brussels.
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Plan-It opens eleventh store in Ghent
26-09-12

Plan-It opens eleventh store in Ghent

Plan-It opened its 11th store in Ghent on 26 September 2012.
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Praxis opens 140th store in Sneek
05-09-12

Praxis opens 140th store in Sneek

On 5 September 2012, Praxis opened its 140th store in the Netherlands in Sneek.
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