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3 Outdoor Power Equipment Trends to Follow

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Market research firm The Farnsworth Group has delved into the consumer trends shaping the outdoor power equipment marketplace. The firm recently completed a public industry study among more than 600 DIYers who had recently purchased or plan to purchase outdoor …

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STIHL Names New Director of Sales

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Outdoor power equipment manufacturer STIHL has appointed Murray Bishop as the company’s director of sales. Bishop is a 21-year veteran of STIHL and most recently served as the branch director at Pacific STIHL. In his new role, Bishop will oversee …

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Briggs & Stratton Files for Bankruptcy Protection

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Briggs & Stratton has entered into a sale agreement and initiated voluntary company reorganization under Chapter 11. Headquartered in Milkwaukee, the company is the world’s largest manufacturer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment and was founded in 1908. An …

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Going and Going With Battery-Powered Outdoor Power Equipment

Many consumers are skeptical of battery-powered outdoor power equipment, though battery technology has advanced rapidly. Homeowners tend to question the run time, power capability, price and durability of battery-powered equipment, research from The Farnsworth Group shows. Older shoppers are more …

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5 Ways to Promote and Market Outdoor Power Equipment

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Revved Up As winter melts away and spring kicks into gear, consumers eagerly dust the cobwebs off their outdoor power equipment. Before they can begin reviving their …

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Howard Brothers Annual OPE Event Attracts Pros

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Howard Brothers Outdoor Power and Hardware, a chain of hardware stores and outdoor power equipment stores in Atlanta and North Georgia, has earned its reputation over the years as the go-to source among professional landscapers. In the late 1980s, the …

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