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Meet the NHPA All-Industry Panelists

NHPA All-Industry Conference

There is still time to register 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 …

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Ace Retailers Grateful To Be Back In-Person for Fall 2021 Convention

Fall Convention 2021

For the first time in over 18 months, Ace Hardware retailers from around the country came together in-person for the Fall 2021 Ace Hardware Convention. The convention was held Sept. 21-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. …

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Sherwin-Williams Reveals Its 2022 Color of the Year

Sherwin-Willams 2022

Ushering in a new era of nostalgic mid-tones, Sherwin-Williams announced its 2022 Color of the Year is Evergreen Fog, a nourishing and sophisticated gray-green.  “With neutrals warming up, consumers leaning into creative expression at home and greens increasing in popularity, …

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Consumers Spending More Money Per Trip, Shopping Less Often

consumers spending

A recent study by the The NPD Group found that the amount of money consumers are spending on each shopping trip or occasion is increasing, but the amount of times they are shopping overall is decreasing. When the pandemic first …

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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 Colors of the Year Roundup

Paint Satisfaction

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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