By Corinne Clements

Hey everyone, and welcome to this week’s installment of TraQing News! We know you’re ready for the weekend, so we’ve rounded up some content for you as you wind down your day. From the introduction of Amazon Key to the trendiest paint colors in the coming year, here are some of our favorite articles from this week:

Most Amazon Prime subscribers say they don’t want to buy the Amazon Key that lets delivery people into their homes | Rani Molla: Amazon is hoping to get into more consumers’ homes-literally. With the announcement of their Amazon Key service, shoppers who opt in can choose to have Amazon delivery people drop off packages inside their homes. However, Recode’s recent survey on the subject indicates that the majority of consumers aren’t quite ready to trust Amazon that much.

Our Favorite Floor Tile Options for a Stylish Bath Now | Cheryl Freedman: Tile, an extremely popular bathroom flooring choice, comes in a lot of varieties these days. In order for consumers to get the look they want for their bathroom, Houzz put together a look-book that introduces new styles and popular bathroom tile trends.

2018’s Hot Interior Paint Colors From Major Brands | Kimberly Janeway: The new year is almost upon us! Paint experts are starting to weigh in on what the trendiest colors will be for home interiors in 2018. Consumer Reports has rounded up the input of several experts to help you stock up on the colors consumers will be craving for their homes this year.

If articles like these have whetted your appetite for more consumer durables industry news, follow @TraQline on Twitter and The Stevenson Company on LinkedIn! See an article you think we should feature in our weekly roundup? Let us know by tweeting us and tag it with #TraQingNews.

Need to catch up with past #TraQing News posts? You can find all of our posts here. Want to get these articles emailed to you? Sign up here!