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US Paints & Primers Market Share infographic

September 13, 2021
Ashley Jefferson Author 3 mins read
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What are the best brands and outlets in the Paint & Primer market? – An infographic

TraQline answers the “who”, “what”, “where”, “when”, “why”, and “how” for Paint & Primer market shares. Our quarterly survey will help you understand who’s buying Paint & Primer, where they’re buying it, and what drives their decisions. Our Paint & Primer infographic will help you answer the following questions about the US Paint & Primer market and how it is changing…

Who leads in sales for Paint & Primer?

Our infographic will give you greater details, but for now, here’s what you need to know about the market leaders for Paint & Primer:

  • Home Depot continues to significantly exceed other outlets for unit share (33%).  However, Home Depot unit share is down 2.5 points from this time last year.
  • The Home Depot unit share decline is largely to the benefit of Sherwin Williams outlets – up over 4 points for this time last year.
  • Behr continues to be the brand leader for Paint & Primer, with 28 percent of unit share.
  • Slightly behind Behr, Sherwin Williams unit share is up 4 points from this time last year.
A cropped version of the Paints & Primers market share infographic
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How much do consumers spend?

When buying Paint & Primer per gallon, the industry average price paid is $35.  However, the average amount paid at different outlets can vary.  For example:

  • Shoppers buying at Sherwin Williams pay $43 on average.
  • Shoppers at Walmart on the other hand, spend an average of about $22.

What demographic is buying Paint & Primer?

Just who buys Paint & Primer? TraQline’s census-balanced respondent pool has given us insights like:

  • Over two-thirds of purchasers are married (68%).
  • The primary decision makers by gender are similar –  35% Male and 36% female as the primary decision maker.  Male and female are equal decision makers in 29% of purchases.

Online Sales Trends:

Most purchases are made in a retail store (93%), about 3% purchased online.  However, 14% of purchasers shopped (not purchased) Paint & Primer online.

Paint & Primer Market Share Facts:

Curious about other information TraQline’s survey has uncovered? Here’s another preview for you:

  • The Sherwin Williams outlet draw rate is up significantly from this time last year (+6 points).
  • Total industry purchase drivers remain similar to this time last year.  “Previous experience with store” and “Competitive prices” are the two most mentioned reasons for those purchasing in Q2 2021.
  • Walmart purchasers overwhelmingly mention “Competitive price” as the main reason for purchase in Q2 2021.

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