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2014-04-08 16:23:51

MILWAUKEE, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation's (NYSE: BGG) Mower Mouth social media contest was the recipient of a prestigious Shorty Industry Award for Best Facebook Contest, sharing the honor with ESPN's SportsCenter and beating out a third finalist, ABC Family, in the category. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO The Shorty Industry Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best social media...

2014-04-03 08:32:46

Latest in lithium-ion outdoor power tools from EGO and Ryobi make lawn care easier ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, is launching into spring, its biggest selling season of the year. The Home Depot's fifth annual Spring Black Friday is the official kickoff to its busiest season. For the next 11 days, prices on hundreds of the most sought-after spring products will be significantly reduced, including a variety of...

2014-03-20 08:32:33

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) and their emerging role in the U.S. outdoor power equipment (OPE) market are the subject of a fascinating new white paper issued by General Transmissions, Inc. Written in plain language, the white paper - titled Continuously Variable Transmissions Are Ready To Roll Into The Outdoor Power Equipment Market - will be of great interest to anyone with a desire to learn more about CVT technology as...

2014-03-17 23:03:10

While rising consumer confidence and increasing disposable income hint at better times ahead for industry operators, these positive indicators mask serious unsoundness in the industry's underlying fundamentals. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Lawn and Outdoor Equipment Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Bolstered by a revival in spending on home improvements, the Lawn and...

2014-03-04 12:20:47

Briggs & Stratton Offers All-in-One Kits to Get the Job Done MILWAUKEE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The engine experts at Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) are making it easier than ever to get your lawn mower ready for spring. From a tune-up kit to an oil evacuation kit to free oil recycling, an engine tune-up for your push lawn mower engine takes only 30 minutes or less. Riding mower engines may require an oil filter or fuel filter, which could add five to 10 minutes to the job....

2014-03-04 08:36:05

New Ignition Technology Brings One-Touch Starting, Real-Time Feedback and Keyless Security to Riding Mowers and Zero Turns CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power equipment, is putting convenience and peace of mind at your fingertips with the introduction of SmartSwitch(TM), a new operator interface for ride on products. In response to consumer demand, the revolutionary advance in technology brings one-touch starting, real-time...

2014-02-27 16:30:36

MOLINE, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) announced today it will move the production of EZtrak(TM) zero turn mowers from its factory in Horicon, Wisconsin to its facility in Greeneville, Tennessee. "This is a customer-focused initiative that moves the production of this product line closer to its customer base," said James Field, president of the Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division. "We also will improve our logistics for distributing this...

2014-02-27 08:31:09

New offering elevates cordless performance to the next level with seven tools powered by one 40-volt rechargeable battery MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kobalt brand today announced its entry into the outdoor power equipment category with the spring launch of a new line featuring seven cordless tools - a hedge trimmer, blower, chainsaw, string trimmer/edger, pole saw and two lawn mowers. Exclusively available at Lowe's, Kobalt cordless outdoor power tools all operate...

2014-02-05 16:26:54

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hg2tp/outdoor) has announced the addition of the "Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hg2tp/outdoor ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools in Thousand...

2014-01-22 12:27:57

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO) Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Frank M. Jaehnert as a director of the company effective upon conclusion of the board meeting held today. Mr. Jaehnert will serve as a member of the class of directors whose terms of office expire in 2015. Mr. Jaehnert is the...