LEROY MERLIN helps its customers to imagine and create the home of their dreams.
LEROY MERLIN stores are DO-IT-YOURSELF hypermarkets established near urban areas, providing retail self-service and sales assistance.
There are four main departments (do-it-yourself, building, decoration and gardening) offering a range of products tailored to customers’ needs at the best price possible.
LEROY MERLIN also provides many specially tailored services in each country to facilitate the purchasing, set-up, and follow-up needed for customer projects: estimates, orders, delivery, vehicle rental, after-sales service, as well as installation, DIY workshops, and specialised bookshops in some stores.
LEROY MERLIN’s success is based first and foremost on the belief that satisfied customers are those who receive the answers they need to make their home-improvement project a reality.
With 30,000 to 60,000 products available in each LEROY MERLIN store, it is important to guide the customer to the right choice. LEROY MERLIN’s professional expertise is founded on three key elements :
Though the LEROY MERLIN store model is self-service retail, it is important to assist the customer in every aspect of his or her project, during and after the purchase. In the store, LEROY MERLIN employees are more than just salespeople, they are, above all, sales advisers who offer each customer proper advice: advice on which solution to choose, how to use or install a product, etc. This guidance takes place both before and after the purchase: a website filled with ideas, do-it-yourself tips, installation service, and more.
All employees begin their work at LEROY MERLIN with an in-store training course lasting several weeks, so as to better know the business and the customers. Training is an important component for each LEROY MERLIN company and constitutes a significant investment. The LEROY MERLIN sales advisers also regularly complete other training with real-life scenarios, because the best way to give helpful advice on how to install tiling, for example, is to have done it oneself!
LEROY MERLIN product managers work with suppliers to improve products. In addition to performing quality controls, LEROY MERLIN takes into account customer feedback about both the products the store offers and about customers’ home environments.
LEROY MERLIN has implemented a quality-control approach on its entire in-store offer which defines its commitments to respecting quality standards. These commitments are included in the specifications that are given to suppliers.
Audits are carried out periodically on key suppliers and systematically on those who furnish the LEROY MERLIN store brands. An environmental dimension was added to these audits in 2010.
Each LEROY MERLIN employee is made aware of the company’s quality standards:
Innovation: turning good ideas into products
LEROY MERLIN is committed to constantly improving its products. Whenever a customer has a need that cannot be met with what is available on the market, the banner sets out to provide a solution, developed with the store’s supplier partners. This solution takes the form of new products, a collection of existing products that complement one another to fulfil the need, or coordinating product ranges.
LEROY MERLIN offers products that best correspond to the needs of residents and homeowners by offering supplier brands or brands that the company itself helps develop.
Air and water Treatment
Indoor Home Improvement
Storage and Organisation
Building and Maintenance
Outdoor-Garden, Tools and Equipment
Improvement and Leisure
Plant and Garden Care
Lawn and Garden Tools
Home Repair Tools
Equation - air and water Treatment
Evology - home automation
Lexman - electrical
Standers - hardware
Indoor Home Improvement
Spaceo - storage and organisation
Sensea - bath
Delinia - kitchen
Artens - cabinetry
Inspire - interior decoration
Luxens - paint
Axton - building and maintenance
Naterial - improvement and leisure
Geolia - plant and garden care
Sterwins - lawn and garden tools
Dexter - home repair tools
To satisfy the wide variety of customer needs, LEROY MERLIN tailors its product offer to the local environment, proposing different price ranges and:
Relatively universal products for which there are often store brands available:
Products that are more specific, where the store brands have had to adapt:
Various other brands to meet homeowners and residents’ very specific needs:
LEROY MERLIN takes great care to offer customers the best choice of products and solutions at the best price. Products are chosen in accordance with local needs, bearing in mind cultural or regulatory specificities in the store’s country. The LEROY MERLIN offer includes the following:
From the world’s largest international suppliers to the smallest local suppliers, LEROY MERLIN’s marketing and distribution policy involves a vast spectrum of manufacturers.