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Uncovering 2020’s Most Popular DIY Projects

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Last year was unquestionably a year of sales momentum for independent home improvement retailers. New insight from Home Innovation Research Labs pinpoints specifically which projects grew in popularity from 2019 to 2020 as millions of North American families spent more …

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New Data Projects Home Improvement Momentum

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The DIY momentum seen in 2020 may have staying power in 2021, according to new market data exploring the home improvement market size, existing home sales and overall recent home improvement retail sales. DIY Market Expands More home improvement shoppers …

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HIRI Data Highlights Popular Home Improvements

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The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) has revealed new insights into what’s motivating customers’ home care and maintenance spending. The 2020 HIRI Product Purchase Track Survey is now available to HIRI members. The information sheds light on home improvement product …

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Ace Hardware Names 2021 Clark+Kensington Color Trends

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Ace Hardware Corp. has announced its 2021 Clark+Kensington® Color Trends. The three color trend sets are Understated Impact, Mindful Living and Creative escape. The company says these colors are heavily inspired by natural minerals and aim to conjure a feeling …

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Popular Projects for Recent Homebuyers

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A recent study reveals what projects new homeowners are undertaking. The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) partnered with market research firm Decision Analyst for the 2020 Recent Home Buyer tracking report. Their goal was to learn more about new homeowners’ …

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New Data Reveals What’s Motivating DIY Projects

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New data from market research firm Consumer Specialists is shedding light on exactly how COVID-19 has impacted DIYers’ home improvement habits. The report is based on research conducted by Consumer Specialists with a nationally representative sample of more than 600 …

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Lowe’s CEO Discusses Changing Retail Landscape

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Lowe’s president and CEO Marvin Ellison recently discussed how the big-box home improvement chain is adapting to serve customers during COVID-19, prioritize shopper safety and respond to nationwide social movements. Ellison was the latest guest in the National Retail Federation‘s …

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New Data Charts DIYers’ Home Improvement Projects

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Since March, The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) have collected data on DIYers’ and contractors’ home improvement sentiments during COVID-19. The complete report for the organizations’ Weekly COVID-19 Tracker reveals home improvement is on the minds …

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