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opened a store of their own in Maplewood, N.J. Many
employees have been with the stores for 20 or more years.
Ricciardi Brothers today owns and operates 39 stores, all
but 14 of which are in New Jersey. Eleven of the remaining
locations are in Pennsylvania, and three are in Delaware.
The Delaware stores were formally owned by other proprietors. "There are a number of paint stores in the areas
in which we operate where the owners are getting older
and are looking to retire, and that is what happened here,"
Walter Ricciardi says. The company also recently took over
another business in Pennsylvania.
Ricciardi Brothers' stores offer indoor and outdoor paints,
painting supplies, wallpaper, window treatments and
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