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Valspar Releases Its 2022 Colors of the Year

colors of the year

Paint and coatings brand Valspar recently announced its color of the year, choosing 12 different shades to share the honor. The 12 colors create a palette that the company hopes will invoke feelings of positivity, solace and comfort in consumers’ …

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Analyzing Top Home Improvement Categories

home improvement categories

New data from market research firm Numerator is revealing the latest insights into key home improvement categories. Take a look at Numerator’s latest findings to learn how you can use up-to-date shopping data to position your home improvement categories for …

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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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