Paint and Wallpaper Stores

Paint and Wallpaper Stores

Overview

The 1,700 firms in the US sell paint, wallpaper, and related supplies to consumers and commercial contractors. Major product categories include architectural paint; painting equipment; coatings; painting supplies; and wallpaper.

Sensitivity to Remodeling, Construction, and Economic Trends

Demand for architectural paint and wallpaper is dependent on the health of the remodeling and construction industry, which is cyclical and influenced by economic conditions.

Competition from Alternative Sources

Paint and wallpaper retailers face competition from alternative sources, including manufacturer-owned retail locations, home centers, and hardware stores.