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NKBA Releases 2021 Kitchen & Bath Market Outlook

NKBA outlook

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its 2021 Kitchen & Bath Market Outlook in January and recently added a July update to the report. The report provides a thorough assessment of the U.S. residential kitchen and bath industry …

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5 Customer Service Tips to Grow Sales

customer service tips

You can carry a huge selection of products and offer many extra services, but unless you pair those with excellent customer service, you’ll have trouble retaining customers and growing sales. Retail expert Bob Phibbs recently shared his top 10 customer …

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Making Your Store’s Exterior an Extension of Your Brand

store exterior brand

Your company’s brand is more than your logo, website and mission statement; your brand also includes the appearance of your store inside and out. Undertaking an exterior renovation, or even just making a few small changes, can go a long …

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Be Prepared: Must-Have Products for a Dry Basement

Walking down the basement steps and stepping into water is one of the worst feelings for a homeowner. While there’s no 100 percent foolproof safeguard against a wet basement, fortunately there are products available that can give basements and crawl …

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Hot Products – July 21, 2021

Cable Ties (sponsored product) Durable, flexible and tough, the new made in the U.S. cable ties from Mayhew are available in a variety of lengths, tensile strengths and operating temperature ranges. Unique pawl design allows for quick use, while the …

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What’s Trending in Plumbing Product Design

plumbing design trends

While the meat of a plumbing category centers on what goes in walls and under cabinets, the stars of the category are the pieces people see and use every day. Here’s a look at what is trending in plumbing products …

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Houzz Study Reveals Continued Consumer Confidence

Houzz Renovation Barometer

Since 2015, Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, has been tracking residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction sector and architectural and design services sector through its Renovation Barometer. The …

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PPG Reports Another Record-Breaking Quarter of Sales

PPG sales

Net sales for PPG hit $4.4 billion in the second quarter of 2021, up nearly 45 percent from the same quarter in 2020. Sales volume was up 24 percent over the previous year thanks to a strong demand recovery across …

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