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August 1, 2012

LEED v4, the proposed update to the nation’s most prevalent green building program, has been under intense pressure to change its current wood certification rating system, which only recognizes one set of standards, those of the Forest Stewardship Council. But the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which oversees the LEED program and its current revision process, is now under fire for another part of the LEED update that has nothing to do with wood.

June 1, 2012

Frank Filmeck, president and CEO of Busy Beaver, talks like a modern-day retailer who has been running a hardware store for several decades. But he joined the regional chain — which is marking its 50th anniversary this year — in 2002. Before that, he worked for ICI/Glidden Paint as a senior VP, handling such companies as Home Depot, Sears, Walmart and Kmart. Filmeck still remembers what it was like to sit in an airport — in this case, Cleveland — and wait for a flight that would take him to a meeting with Menards.

February 29, 2012

The Home Depot and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia extended their agreement to offer Martha Stewart Living branded products in The Home Depot's 2,000-plus stores through March 2016.

The agreement also calls for an expansion of products offered. 

The Martha Stewart Living line, launched in January 2010, is available in categories such as interior and project paint, outdoor furniture, kitchen cabinetry, carpeting and bath vanities.  The new agreement will include these categories plus a new craft furniture line as well as a broader array of holiday merchandise.

May 13, 2011

Call it the Paint Giveaway War. Following on the heels of Valspar’s “Power in Color” campaign, where the paint manufacturer gave away 100,000 free paint-sample kits during the first 100 days of 2011, Glidden has upped the ante with its “97% Paint Quart Giveaway.”  The first 200,000 people who register online at glidden.com on May 16 to 17 can choose a free quart of interior paint in eggshell finish of any of the 306 colors available in the Glidden paint color palette.

May 13, 2011

Call it the Paint Giveaway War. Following on the heels of Valspar’s “Power in Color” campaign, where the paint manufacturer gave away 100,000 free paint-sample kits during the first 100 days of 2011, Glidden has upped the ante with its “97% Paint Quart Giveaway.”  The first 200,000 people who register online at glidden.com on May 16 to 17 can choose a free quart of interior paint in eggshell finish of any of the 306 colors available in the Glidden paint color palette.

October 3, 2010

Since relaunching its new-and-improved Glidden line last summer, AkzoNobel Paint’s Glidden brand has made some...

October 3, 2010

Since relaunching its new-and-improved Glidden line last summer, AkzoNobel Paint’s Glidden brand has made some...

September 20, 2010

AkzoNobel said it will develop and manufacture a portfolio of interior and exterior paints for...

September 20, 2010

AkzoNobel said it will develop and manufacture a portfolio of interior and exterior paints for...

March 2, 2008

In an effort to attract more female customers, home improvement retailers have put substantial marketing...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

November 18, 2007

Painting is the number one DIY activity among American consumers, and home improvement retailers—from the...

October 28, 2007

The Dutch paint manufacturer continues in its acquisition bid for ICI Paint....

October 28, 2007

The Dutch paint manufacturer continues in its acquisition bid for ICI Paint....

October 9, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

October 9, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

August 20, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

August 20, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

July 11, 2007

Akzo Nobel made an informal bid of $14.2 billion for paint giant ICI....

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