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Product News Archive April 2013

A brush for every skill from Specialist Group 25 April 2013
Specialist Group's paint brushes encompass the Specialist and Booths brands, ranging from the Economy 'one use', throw-away brush, right through to the Tradesman paint brush, complete with thick bristle fill and a varnished wooden handle.

More new products from Specialist Group's Builders Brand 25 April 2013
Specialist Group has added some new products to its range of access equipment, under the Builders Brand name.

New ponds from Bermuda in time for spring 25 April 2013
Solus' water gardening brand Bermuda has invested in a new range of superior pre-formed ponds just in time for the spring gardening season.

All-new garden furniture cleaner from Barrettine 25 April 2013
Barrettine has introduced an all-new garden furniture cleaner presented in a 500ml trigger spray format.

Barrettine delivers the latest in wood preservers 25 April 2013
Barrettine's high-performance, deep-penetrating wood preservers are available in several sizes ranging from 1 litre to 205 litres, to suit a variety of job applications.

New folding jabsaw from Stanley 12 April 2013
Stanley is bolstering its FatMax range of tools with the introduction of a new folding jabsaw.

Red dot award for Ebertsankey's outdoor container 12 April 2013
Ebertsankey has been awarded the internationally acclaimed red dot award for product design 2013, for its Helsinki outdoor container.

Napoleon brings theatre to the BBQ 11 April 2013
Napoleon has just held its first retailer training event, 'Grill Skills & More and is now rolling out a similar concept for the public at several forthcoming Food Festivals around the country.

Kelkay's Henri range goes from strength to strength 11 April 2013
Six months since Kelkay launched Henri at Glee, the company's enthusiasm and its retailers' strong interest in the brand has continued.

Fiskars takes pruning to an ambidextrous level 11 April 2013
Fiskars' SmartFit is an ambidextrous bypass pruner designed to fit perfectly in all hands.

Exciting new retail category from Forest Garden 11 April 2013
Forest Garden's Accessible Gardening range has already generated great interest from the garden industry, as it opens up an exciting new product category for retailers, says the company.

La Hacienda confirms UK distribution of Heatmaster range 11 April 2013
La Hacienda has secured sole UK distribution of the Heatmaster outdoor heating range.

Haxnicks encourages children to garden 10 April 2013
Haxnicks has launched My First Vegetable Garden; a brightly coloured 75cm square patio planter to encourage children to grow herbs and vegetables in their own raised bed.

Smart Solar lights the way with luminous table 10 April 2013
Smart Solar has added to its collection of garden furniture with the Sirena Solar Table, building on the success of the range last year.

Exclusive promotion from Kasp 4 April 2013
Kasp has announced a promotion with three discount tiers, where stockists can receive discount of up to 20% when they take a fully stocked Kasp display unit.

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