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Product News Archive May 2009

A flexible footprint 28 May 2009
Retail design and brand communications specialists Beswick Design have launched a new merchandising system with the brand name 'Footprint'.

Fischer fixes POS 22 May 2009
Fischer Fixings has introduced a new display stand for resin anchors and accessories including resin guns, tools and product literature.

Beat the credit 'Scrunch' 22 May 2009
According to Mulberry Imports, the Scrunch Bucket is probably the world's most practical bucket.

Gaining sales Momentum 22 May 2009
Retail merchandising and display installation company Momentum has been working with UK high street retailers and brands for more than 30 years.

Irwin launches ambitious saw promotion 13 May 2009
Irwin Industrial Tools has outlined its most ambitious and innovative campaign to date for its Jack 880 universal triple ground handsaw.

Next generation of clamps unveiled 13 May 2009
Irwin is unleashing the next generation of Quick-Grip Quick-Change clamps, with a number of improvements that it says will benefit professional tradesmen.

Spraying games 12 May 2009
Plasti-kote has reported increased interest in its Garden Games paint, which is designed to encourage outdoor play.

Cottam Brush on a roll 12 May 2009
Cottam Brush expanded its product portfolio with the announcement that the company has become an authorised distributor of FIA brand paint rollers and painting tools.

Building multi-tool sales 12 May 2009
Dremel has teamed up with the world-famous Lego brand to create a promotion that kids and adults alike will love.

Preparation is key to a perfect finish 12 May 2009
Surface preparation is all important in achieving a professional finish and using the right tool will not only make light work of most jobs, but also offers the retailer a great opportunity for add-on sales.

Grow sales with Stewart 1 May 2009
Stewart has a purpose-designed merchandising unit to showcase its range of grow your own products - Stewart Growing Centre.

Peat-free planters pack a punch 1 May 2009
As part of its range of organic, peat-free products, made from recycled garden waste, Vital Earth has launched a 50-litre planter, taking the range to more than 30 products.

Abus offers great access 1 May 2009
Abus has launched two new ‘KeyGarages’ of combination-locked, mini safes, which attach either to an outside wall or, via the shackle-equipped model, to railings or door handles.


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