Benjamin Moore’s New CEO Focuses on Mending Relationships

Posted by: Diane Capuano
New Benjamin Moore CEO and President Robert S. (Bob) Merritt identified “rebuilding relationships within the independent retailer system” as the company’s top priority.
“Right now, we’re focused on re-establishing some credibility that we had lost within the retailer network,” said Merritt, who comes to Benjamin Moore after a successful three-decade career […]Continue reading »

Opportunities in Lead Paint Removal & Abatement

Posted by: Diane Capuano
The lead removal and abatement market offers many opportunities for paint and decorating retailers. Those opportunities are enumerated in great detail in an article in the August issue of Paint & Decorating Retailer magazine.
Here are just a few excerpts of that article, enumerating some of the potential opportunities.
“Lead abatement in mature markets […]Continue reading »

Opportunities in Lead Paint Removal & Abatement

Posted by: Diane Capuano
The lead removal and abatement market offers many opportunities for paint and decorating retailers. Those opportunities are enumerated in great detail in an article in the August issue of Paint & Decorating Retailer magazine.
Here are just a few excerpts of that article, enumerating some of the potential opportunities.
“Lead abatement in mature markets […]Continue reading »

Save with quality home appliances

Many homeowners look for ways to save money when budgeting for a remodeling project; however, there are times when going the cheaper route can be quite costly. For example, opting to go with an inexperienced contractor simply because their bid is the lowest could not only impact the quality of the final product, but your […]Continue reading »

Home remodeling in Kirkwood Missouri

First impressions are everything. When you have that inaugural housewarming party, the end goal is quite simple… knock their socks off! The key to accomplishing this is rather two-fold. Your home must be more than a place that shields your head from the rain, but an extended member of your family. Like any family member, […]Continue reading »

Makeover your old sidewalk

Preserving a home’s charm sometimes proves to be a trying task; however, there are several cost-efficient ways to ensure your home doesn’t lose its luster. Recently, many home owners have been opting to resurface their aging concrete walkways and driveways in lieu of complete replacement. This process is not only ¼ of the cost, but […]Continue reading »

Makeover your old sidewalk

Preserving a home’s charm sometimes proves to be a trying task; however, there are several cost-efficient ways to ensure your home doesn’t lose its luster. Recently, many home owners have been opting to resurface their aging concrete walkways and driveways in lieu of complete replacement. This process is not only ¼ of the cost, but […]Continue reading »

Second PDRA Webinar: The Power of YouTube

Posted by Diane Capuano
Learn all about YouTube in the second in a series of PDRA webinars. The webinar, which is free to PDRA members, will take place from 11 a.m. – noon CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Non-members may also participate at a cost of $50.
The webinar is entitled: “Eight Effective Ways to use YouTube […]Continue reading »

How to keep your home cool this summer

As the mercury level rises, so does the cost of cooling our home. While our first reaction to the sweltering summer sun might be to crank up the AC, there are other ways to keep cool without breaking the bank. In this blog entry, we will offer up a few tricks that will lower your energy […]Continue reading »

Benjamin Moore Names Bob Merritt New CEO

Posted by Diane Capuano
Benjamin Moore & Co. has announced the appointment of Robert S. (Bob) Merritt as Chief Executive Officer and President, following the departure of Denis Abrams in early June.
Abrams headed Benjamin Moore for seven years. According to his profile on Bloomberg Businessweek, he joined the company in 1995 and held a variety […]Continue reading »