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Member news, industry thoughts, sales tips, new member spotlights & more

Connections is the official weekly electronic newsletter of the DPHA sent to our database of DPHA members.  It conveys timely industry and Association news, summaries of successful sales and business practices, and industry research reports. Each week Connections delivers dynamic, highly readable and graphically appealing content that connects people with the information they need to become more productive, effective and professionally accomplished.  Connections also features new products, news, personnel updates, member videos, new member spotlights, and other announcements from DPHA manufacturer members each week. 

The below articles are full versions of the articles found in Connections, our weekly e-newsletter exclusively for DPHA members. These articles contain member news, industry thoughts, sales tips, new member spotlights, and other great content.  DPHA members can view past issues of Connections here.

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Join DXV on May 12th for Their Experts in Luxury Design Panel.

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Join DXV on May 12th for Their Experts in Luxury Design Panel.

Join DXV's Luxury Design Panel as they discuss kitchen and bathroom trends, the industry's future outlook, and shifts in client preferences. Featuring panelists Lisa Mende of Lisa Mende Designs, Bari Ackerman of Bari J. Designs and Vanessa DeLeon of Vanessa DeLeon Associates. Continue Reading

05/6/2022


Go Full Steam Ahead with Training at Your Fingertips from MrSteam.

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Go Full Steam Ahead with Training at Your Fingertips from MrSteam.

Helping your clients understand the benefits of a home steam shower is critical to growing and managing your business. MrSteam makes it easy to learn how to sell steam showers with free on-demand training videos. Continue Reading

05/6/2022


Amerock’s New Champagne Bronze: The Perfect Complement.

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Amerock’s New Champagne Bronze: The Perfect Complement.

When selecting gold accents such as plumbing or lighting, it is no secret matte golds are a highly desirable choice, as more homeowners are looking for statement pieces that add drama and sizzle to their spaces. As the desire for a cohesive look increases, the hardware finish plays an increasingly Continue Reading

05/6/2022


BOCCHI Adds New Representative Agencies to Cover New US Territories.

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BOCCHI Adds New Representative Agencies to Cover New US Territories.

BOCCHI has welcomed DPHA member Decorative Sales Associates (DSA), as well as two other agencies, to their list of manufacturer’s representatives in the United States. These new partnerships will expand the reach of BOCCHI kitchen sinks, faucets and bathroom collections. Continue Reading

05/6/2022


Retaining Best-In-Class Talent Using Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose.
Retaining Best-In-Class Talent Using Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose.

A lesson many decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms learned from sheltering in place during COVID 19 is that coming to the showroom every day may not be necessary for your team to be productive. Continue Reading

04/29/2022


Perfect Grind® Waste Disposers - 5 Powerful Models Ready to Ship from Mountain Plumbing

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Perfect Grind® Waste Disposers - 5 Powerful Models Ready to Ship from Mountain Plumbing

The food waste disposer (also known as a garbage disposal) is one of the most used appliances in the kitchen, but something not often thought about. A waste disposer is installed onto a kitchen sink to provide for easy clean-up and convenience when preparing food or cleaning up after meals. Continue Reading

04/29/2022


Gerber® Expands Satin Black Product Offering to Include Dozens of New Items.

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Gerber® Expands Satin Black Product Offering to Include Dozens of New Items.

Gerber Plumbing Fixtures is excited to announce the expansion of the Satin Black finish. With nearly 50 new items arriving in Satin Black, sink into luxury with endless options for bathroom and kitchen designs with this unabashedly rich finish that transcends boundaries of style. Continue Reading

04/29/2022


Infinity Drain® Launches New Commercial Look Book.

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Infinity Drain® Launches New Commercial Look Book.

Infinity Drain announces the launch of their Commercial Look Book showcasing their exceptional capabilities to elevate projects from the drain up. The Infinity Drain Commercial Look Book utilizes case studies over a wide variety of commercial sectors including government, health care, corporate... Continue Reading

04/29/2022


New Member Spotlight: Meet Croydex.

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New Member Spotlight: Meet Croydex.

Croydex, established in 1919, is one of the oldest and foremost manufacturers of Bathroom Accessories, Medicine Cabinets & Mirrors, and Toilet Seats based in the UK. They are a business that prides itself in taking everyday problems that exist in the bathroom and applying simple but innovative... Continue Reading

04/29/2022


Nantucket Sinks USA Introduces New Additions to Brightwork Collection.

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Nantucket Sinks USA Introduces New Additions to Brightwork Collection.

Nantucket Sinks USA is pleased to introduce 3 new additions to its Brightwork Collection of Hammered Stainless Steel sinks. Continue Reading

04/29/2022


Native Trails Expands Vintner's Collection with New Sizes and Finishes.

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Native Trails Expands Vintner's Collection with New Sizes and Finishes.

Native Trails is excited to announce the expansion of its celebrated Vintner’s Collection. New to the collection are vanities offered in sizes of 36”, 48”, and a floating vanity with a spacious full-extension, soft-close drawer. Continue Reading

04/22/2022


Water Street Brass Introduces Tab Pull Collection.

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Water Street Brass Introduces Tab Pull Collection.

Water Street Brass introduces a refined collection of solid brass tab pulls with beautiful detailing and surprising edge profiles, a step up from your standard offering. Continue Reading

04/22/2022