Mark Lipton is an influencer and content creator for the independent paint and hardware retailer channels, and a consultant to manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and others with interests in the independent retailer channels.
A former independent paint dealer, Mark sold his family’s two Bronx, New York paint stores Tremont Paint in October of 2019 to pursue his interests in consulting, content creation and media. Founded by his great-grandparents in 1907, Tremont Paint had lasted four-generations and 112-years-old at the time of the sale.
You can read the brief history of Tremont Paint here.
"I grew up in the paint industry, so I know what it takes to make the business work. Today, you have to combine tried and true strategies with emerging technology to compete."
Mark offers strategic consulting services for parties interested in advancing their business interests in the independent retailer channel.
He also offers strategic communications planning and execution for those looking to increase their brand awareness across the independent retailer channel.
Live engagements with Mark can educate, motivate, entertain and provoke your sales conference, membership meeting, board meeting or trade event.
Available for in-person and virtual events
INFLUENCER + CONTENT CREATOR
The Mark, My Words! channel is a network of content channels created for independent paint and hardware retailers including THE Blog, THE Podcast, THE Vlog, In THE News and THE CEOs.
Through his content channels, Mark brings news, information and attention to independent retailers and the issues they face, while advocating for dealer interests to other stakeholders in the industry.
WRITER + ADVOCATE
Mark’s writing within the industry began in 1991 as the contributing editor of the Paint Dealer Magazine. As a columnist and now blogger and podcaster, Mark shares his unique perspectives on the multi-billion dollar independent channel while advocating for the dealers who populate it.