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Valspar Announces 2023 Colors of the Year Palette

Valspar 2023

Choosing 12 shades that evoke comfort, safety and joy, Valspar has announced its 2023 Colors of the Year. The palette strives to inspire consumers with new colors that anyone can envision in their home.  Valspar color experts have thoughtfully matched …

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Prepping With the Right Products

paint prep with masking tape

When painting a room, it’s easy for consumers to focus on paint colors and applicators, but paint prep products are just as important to the painting process. Stock these products, and consider creating a paint prep area or endcap for …

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BeautiTone Launches Barbie Dreamhouse Color Collection

BeautiTone Barbie

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Barbie™ Dreamhouse™, BeautiTone partnered with Mattel Canada to release a curated collection of Barbie-inspired paint colors. Chosen for their playfulness and livability, the BeautiTone Barbie Dreamhouse Color Collection aims to inspire Canadians …

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Small but Mighty Sundries

paint scraper removing paint

With numerous paint products available to customers, don’t forget to educate customers about the smaller sundries that are also necessary to make a project successful. Because small sundries do not take up much space, consider merchandising them on or near …

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Curate Your Paint Container Selection to Your Customers

paint bucket and roller with green pain

Paint containers, such as trays and buckets, make painting projects more efficient and simple for customers and are a great add-on product to boost your sales. Merchandise a wide variety to meet all your customers’ needs and train employees to …

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York Wallcoverings Acquired by Industrial Opportunities Partners 

York Wallcoverings

The largest and oldest wallcoverings producer in North America, York Wallcoverings, has been acquired by Industrial Opportunities Partners (IOP) and will join Brewster Home Fashions LLC and Fine Decor LTD under the umbrella of a new entity, The Bersham Group. …

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Putting Putty Knives to Work

putty knife spackling

An underutilized tool in many paint projects, the putty knife comes in different sizes and types and does more than apply putty. Educate your customers on the different uses for putty knives and carry a variety of putty knives to …

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J.D. Power Releases 2022 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study

Paint Satisfaction

J.D. Power’s 2022 U.S. Paint Satisfaction StudySM has recently been released, providing insight into the satisfaction of customers who have purchased and applied interior paint, exterior paint and exterior stain in the past year. The study revealed that 49 percent …

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