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On the Road: NHPA Tours Stores in Copenhaven

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Representatives for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) are taking the association on the road—in stores and on industry show floors in the U.S. and Canada, and even further abroad. NHPA chief operating officer and publisher Dan Tratensek …

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Skilled-Trade Programs See Boost in Enrollment

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While many in the construction and home improvement industries anecdotally feel the pinch of not enough skilled-trade workers, the statistics back up those sentiments. The Associated General Contractors of America conducted a survey in September 2021 that found 89 percent …

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4 Home Improvement Trends from HIRI

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The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) surveyed homeowners in the fourth quarter of 2021, asking what home improvement projects they were planning that quarter. The survey strives to better understand consumer project sentiment and the latest trends so home improvement …

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HIRI Predicts Additional Growth for U.S. Building Products Market

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The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), the nation’s leading resource for market research concerning the home and building products industry, forecasts the total U.S. building products market will build on its already exponential growth of 2020 and 2021. HIRI predicts …

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Home Depot’s Q2 2021 Sales Reach $41B

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Big-box home improvement chain Home Depot announced $41.1 billion in second-quarter 2021 sales, an 8.1 percent increase from the same period in 2020. The second-quarter sales represent record quarterly sales for the company. Comparable sales for the company increased 4.5 …

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How COVID-19 Affected June Home Improvement

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Market research firms The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute have released their final COVID-19 tracker report, highlighting the many ways in which the pandemic has affected home improvement DIYers and pros. Take a look at the latest …

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Tracking the Latest Home Renovation Trends

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New data from home renovation and design platform Houzz is revealing what homeowners want from their residential renovations. Featuring insight from more than 75,000 Houzz users, including nearly 37,000 U.S. homeowners, the 2021 Renovation Trends report can help you market …

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April U.S. Home Improvement Sales Jump 33% From 2020

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U.S. home improvement sales (NAICS 444) stood at $43.2 billion in April, down slightly from $43.4 billion in March, new data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. However, sales for the sector are roughly 33 percent higher than one year …

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