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On the Web: May 2021

on the web may 2021

There’s much more to discover from the May 2021 edition of Hardware Retailing. Browse the links below to uncover new innovations, trends and resources to lead your operation to success.

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PPG Reports $3.9B in Q1 2021 Sales

Paint manufacturer PPG is reporting record-breaking financial results for the first quarter of 2021, highlighting first-quarter net sales roughly 15 percent higher than in 2020. The company is reporting net sales in the first quarter of $3.9 billion, up 14.7 …

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PaintCare Expands Its Paint Recycling Program to Washington State

PaintCare

Residents and businesses in the state of Washington have a new option for recycling paint, with the PaintCare program now operating in that state as of April 1. PaintCare, a nonprofit organization created by the paint industry through the American …

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Chalkboard Paint Goes Beyond the Classroom

chalkboard paint in kitchen

Over a year after schools across the country moved from in-person classes to virtual schooling, many students are still learning from home, and consumers continue to look for ways to make home spaces more conducive to at-home schooling.  Chalkboard paint …

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Solving the Paint Disposal Problem

Part of the process of cleaning up, finding a place to safely dispose of leftover paint can be a challenge for many paint customers. PaintCare, a nonprofit organization created by paint manufacturers, operates paint stewardship programs in some states that …

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Making Movie Magic

Mark's Paint store

After 15 years working for another business that supplied paint and materials to the motion picture industry, Mark Umann faced a plot twist. That company was being sold, leaving him with a decision to make—stay on or move on. Umann …

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Compare the 2021 Colors of the Year

2021 color of the year

The start of the new year is the perfect time to turn your sights to bolstering sales in your paint department. Major paint manufacturers are gearing up to market their 2021 color of the year selections, and by exploring the …

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PPG Reports $13.8B in Fiscal Year 2020 Net Sales

ppg q4 2020

Paint manufacturer PPG has announced its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results, noting net sales of $3.8 billion in the final quarter of the year, up about two percent from the same period in 2019. PPG says selling prices …

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