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Product News Archive August 2014

Roundup to reveal more sales-driving initiatives 27 August 2014
Weedkiller brand Roundup will be at this year's Glee speaking with customers about the company's market-leading products and its 2015 plans.

New development boosts sales of Gardman brands by 40% 27 August 2014
Glee exhibitor Gardman says that, as a result of a rigorous development and marketing programme, sales across its brands in the past year have increased by 40%.

STV's most effective mouse bait and box 27 August 2014
Pest control products supplier STV will be introducing a range of new products to garden retailers at Glee this year.

Many more innovations from Darlac 27 August 2014
Darlac returns to Glee with more Best Buys and a host of new and innovative products.

Johnsons Lawn Seed goes for speed at Glee 27 August 2014
Johnsons Lawn Seed's two new Glee products are not only unique to the company but also the garden retail industry, and represent an exciting profit opportunity for retailers, says the brand.

STV keeps the slugs at bay 27 August 2014
Exhibiting at this year's Glee, STV will be introducing more new products to its range of pest control products for home and garden use.

La Hacienda turns up the heat on pizza 27 August 2014
The main focus of La Hacienda's stand at Glee will be the new Bakerstone Box, a product that has already achieved considerable success in the USA and Canada.

Deco-Pak celebrates 10 years at Glee 27 August 2014
Deco-Pak's stand at Glee will be packed with activities to celebrate its tenth anniversary, both as a business and as a Glee exhibitor.

BeeMat launches good companions 27 August 2014
One of two new Glee introductions from BeeMat are EcoMat Companion Planting mats, featuring salads or vegetables.

STV rat trap is 50% more powerful 27 August 2014
STV, the leading supplier of pest control products for home and garden use, will be using Glee to introduce several new-season products to garden retailers.

Lafarge Tarmac creates small-job cement tubs 27 August 2014
The UK's leading cement manufacturer, Lafarge Tarmac, will give visitors to Glee the opportunity to have a first look at and provide feedback on a new range of plastic tubs of cement, concrete and mortar.

Kasp offers durable security range 21 August 2014
Kasp, Carl Kammerling's security brand, says it recognises the importance of security products showing durability in adverse weather conditions.

Glossy new launch from Frogtape 21 August 2014
Frogtape is launching a new masking tape specifically for gloss and satin paints, meaning users can now choose the correct masking tape according to the paint they are using.

Get a grip with Sika Everbuild Febond Blue Grit 13 August 2014
Preparation is the key to successful plastering, and preparation time can now be minimised thanks to Sika Everbuild's Febond Blue Grit.

Try-me lines from new Punk power tool accessory brand 13 August 2014
The new power tool accessory brand Punk is designed to deliver peak performance for tradesmen.

Make it weatherproof with Bostik 13 August 2014
Bostik's market-leading Cementone Flexacryl Quick Drying combines a high performance way to waterproof roofing with the benefits of a low odour, solvent-free formula that is one of the quickest drying of its kind.

Rolson prevents broken locks at the airport 13 August 2014
The introduction of a range of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) locks and luggage strap from Rolson is targeting those discerning travellers whose baggage has left their side at airports and terminals, and is subject to random checking by the travel authorities.

Abus: synonymous with security 13 August 2014
Abus, the worldwide brand synonymous with security, was founded by August Bremicker and his sons in Germany in 1924, and started out producing padlocks.

Gardman presents 89 offers for autumn 13 August 2014
Gardman's new autumn event comprises 89 offers.

New pack designs for 151 Products' sealant range 6 August 2014
151 Products, the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of quality, discount household items, is launching new pack designs for its long-standing and popular DIY sealant category.

Kasp gears up for summer with three great deals 6 August 2014
Kasp, Carl Kammerling's security brand, is offering a summer package deal on cycle locks, plus a padlock offer.

Carl Kammerling goes to XTra lengths with new range 6 August 2014
Carl Kammerling has launched a new series of professional tape measures, the CK XT and the CK AT Auto Lock.

Four-month Christmas promotion launched by Carl Kammerling 1 August 2014
Carl Kammerling is getting into the festive season early with the launch of its biggest ever seasonal promotion – Winter Wonderland.


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