Founded in 1947, the Paint and Decorating Retailers Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting independent dealers in the paint & decorating retail industry. PDRA helps its members by providing the tools and resources necessary for them to succeed – education, advocacy, networking, and research.
PDRA also provides the leading industry publication – PDR Magazine. First published in 1964, PDR Magazine is a monthly publication focused on delivering current industry information to owners, managers, and employees. The magazine reaches over 21,000 readers, including independent paint and decorating retailers, company-owned paint and decorating stores as well as hardware stores, wallpaper stores, window covering stores, floor covering stores and home improvement outlets.