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NHPA Announces 2021 Top Guns Award Honorees

Top Guns 2021

Meet the 2021 Top Guns—three high-achieving and innovative retailers. For 14 years, The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has recognized retailers who are strategically leading their operations and making investments in their teams through the Top Guns awards. …

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2021 Cost of Doing Business Study Is Now Available

CODB 2021

After a seismic year in home improvement retail, understanding how your performance compares to industry peers is more important than ever. The North American Hardware and Paint Association‘s 2021 Cost of Doing Business Study is now available. The study has …

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2022 Color of the Year Roundup

color of the year roundup

As we look toward the end of 2021, major paint manufacturers are gearing up to market their 2022 color of the year selections. By exploring the trends each color exemplifies, you can help customers choose paint colors with confidence and …

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Guacamole Named Glidden’s Color of the Year

Glidden color of the year

Glidden® paint by PPG has announced Guacamole will be its 2022 Color of the Year. The spirited yet soothing color brings organic energy to spaces in homes. A Harris Poll conducted a poll on behalf of Glidden paint by PPG …

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PPG’s 2022 Color of the Year

PPG color of the year

PPG introduced its 2022 Color of the Year: Olive Sprig, an elegant, grounded, versatile and high-adaptable grey-green. This color represents regrowth in a post-pandemic world, mimicking nature’s resiliency. Olive Sprig is an enticing, relaxed green that emulates feelings of soothing …

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Holiday Spending to Grow in 2021

holiday spending

The holidays are just around the corner, and many retailers are already anticipating what this year’s holiday shopping season will hold with COVID still playing a role in consumer spending. Three companies released holiday spending forecasts and fortunately, the news …

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Valspar Releases Its 2022 Colors of the Year

colors of the year

Paint and coatings brand Valspar recently announced its color of the year, choosing 12 different shades to share the honor. The 12 colors create a palette that the company hopes will invoke feelings of positivity, solace and comfort in consumers’ …

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Meet 3 NHPA All-Industry Conference Speakers

2021 NHPA All-Industry Conference

Have you registered to attend the NHPA All-Industry Conference in Las Vegas Oct. 21-23? The conference is co-located with the National Hardware Show and will deliver educational presentations, industry-specific panel discussions and networking opportunities for independent home improvement retailers and …

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