France. Leroy Merlin opens a cooking concept store
The D.I.Y. giant opened a 170 sq.m concept store in Nice at Malaussena Street. This is dedicated to the Delinia ID kitchen program. The store offers 140 models of facades and 27 kitchen handles. It offers a “showroom of inspiration” and an array of workshops to allow customers to test the ergonomics of the kitchen during cooking. According to Leroy Merlin, the average size of a French kitchen is 12 sq.m and 60% are on an enclosed format.