How the financial crisis changed the way we think about home

Jun 29, 2018
Designers, architects and the president of IKEA U.S. weigh in.
Home stager Meridith Baer says after the recession, people looked for clean, simple home design.
Courtesy of Meridith Baer Home

When paint companies merge, do they blend their colors together?

Mar 21, 2016
Sherman-Williams is looking to buy Valspar, but it's not for their colors.
A selection of Valspar colors.
Courtesy: Valspar/GIF by Tony Wagner

A big merger in paint, a slow-growth industry

Mar 21, 2016
Pressed to grow, Sherwin-Williams is buying Valspar
A guest attends the HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams and Lowe's event.
Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams & Lowe's