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PPG Reports $3.7B in Q3 Net Sales

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Pittsburgh-based paint manufacturer PPG has reported its third-quarter 2020 financial results, recording $3.7 billion in net sales, a 4 percent drop from the same period in 2019. Net income from continuing operations for PPG hit $442 million. Selling prices rose …

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Latest Houzz Data Highlights Home Improvement Strength

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New data from home renovation and design platform Houzz suggests the home improvement market has recovered to pre-pandemic activity levels, reporting the strongest construction activity since the third quarter of 2018. “The results from the Houzz Q4 Renovation Barometer show …

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STIHL Names New Director of Sales

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Outdoor power equipment manufacturer STIHL has appointed Murray Bishop as the company’s director of sales. Bishop is a 21-year veteran of STIHL and most recently served as the branch director at Pacific STIHL. In his new role, Bishop will oversee …

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3 Ways to Stay Active After the National Hardware Virtual Show

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After four days of the latest products, incisive industry research and inspiring stories of success from independent home improvement retailers, it’s a wrap on the National Hardware Virtual Show and the NRHA All-Industry Conference! “We are truly grateful to everyone …

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Third-Party Sales Surge During Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon says small and medium-size businesses were the big winners during the company’s 2020 Prime Day event, traditionally one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. Third-party sellers on Amazon, which include many small enterprises, surpassed $3.5 billion …

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Do it Best Hardware of Clinton Hill Makes a Home in Brooklyn

Do it Best Hardware of Clinton Hill

Wally Abulawi was looking for a building for a new supermarket in New York City when the notion struck him: His next business could be a hardware store. His retail experience came from owning and operating supermarkets, but the new …

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Benjamin Moore Selects 2021 Color of the Year

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Paint manufacturer Benjamin Moore has selected Aegean Teal 2136-40 as its 2021 color of the year. The company says the blue-green hue integrates well with its Color Trends 2021 portfolio, which includes 11 other color options. “Amid uncertainty, people yearn …

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Taiwan Excellence Hardware Showcase Begins Oct. 23

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwan Industry Image Promotion Project has been organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade in conjunction with the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Hosted by TAITRA, this project will help domestic firms conduct multiple online …

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