Google home trends: Hillarys Blinds, Poeles a bois, BoConcept

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UK site Hillarys Blinds, French fireplace retailer Poeles a bois and furniture store BoCocept were amongst this week's Google Insights Trends in the category of Home & Garden.

UK based site Hillarys Blinds sells a variety of made-to-measure blinds, awnings and shutters. The site is currently having a winter sale where all produccts are reduced by up to 50 percent.

As the days get colder French internet users are turning towards fireplace retailer Poeles a bois to provide some warmth. The site was ranked seventh in terms of week on week growth and sells a number of wood and gas fire places in a variety of styles.

French site BoConcept sells a variety of furniture for the bedroom, dining room living room and office as well as a number of home design accessories. An online calendar, in French only, is available to view at http://nozebra.ipapercms.dk/BoConcept/Catalogue/FR/2011/. BoConcept also has stores in Luxembourg and Belgium.

Dutch gardening site Intratuin offers tips and hints for garden enthusiasts as well as links to horticultural services such as garden planting. In Dutch only, the site advises on all aspects of outdoor living ranging from choosing suitable plants for the kitchen, creating water features and even how to build a log cabin.

However, due to the recent US midterm elections, Margaret Hoover, political commentator, strategist and great granddaughter of former American President Herbert Hoover, topped this week's Google home trends due to unfortunate connotations between her surname and a popular household cleaning device.

The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days as measured by Google Insights under the category Home & Garden, recorded on November 5 at 8:30 AM GMT are:

1.       margaret hoover (breakout*)
2.      jennifer ewbank (+950%)
3.      boconcept (+250%)
4.      noma (+250%)
5.      bo concept (+170%)
6.      madison square garden (+90%)
7.      poele a bois (+60%)
8.      hillarys blinds (+50%)
9.      kapi hospital (+50%)
10.    intratuin (+40%)

*Breakout defines a search term that has experienced a change in growth greater than 5,000 percent.

 

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