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Product News Archive February 2015

STV has a simple solution to moles 25 February 2015
New this year to STV's fast-growing Defenders mole control category is the Easy-Set Mole Claw Trap (STV306).

STV copper slug and snail bands are reusable 25 February 2015
The Slug and Snail Band (STV094) is a new addition to STV's Defenders range of garden care products.

STV's handy approach to insect control 25 February 2015
The Clap-A-Fly swat (STV220), which is new to STV's The Buzz range this year, has been introduced as a novelty fly swat gun.

Smart's battery product sales light up 23 February 2015
Smart Garden Products says the latest GTN best sellers chart shows that lighting products make up 20% of garden products sold and that four of the top 50 best sellers are Smart Solar stake lights.

Big margins offered in Kasp's new deals 23 February 2015
In what it describes as its hottest deal to date, Carl Kammerling International's Kasp security brand is offering stockists up to 66.6% off a fully-stocked 1m Kasp display unit, which could provide retailers with a £1,499 cash margin.

Carl Kammerling offers hot deals and rewards 23 February 2015
Carl Kammerling International has announced a margin-busting, eight-month promotion, in conjunction with the HotBox reward scheme that gives away Love2Shop high street vouchers.

Easy access with new CK Magma open tool tote 23 February 2015
New from Carl Kammerling International is this CK Magma 18in open tool tote.

Beat the bicycle thieves with Sterling 23 February 2015
Strong growth in bicycle sales has, in turn, led to a growing market in bicycle accessories, and particularly security products.

Enjoy cleaner hands with Barrettine 23 February 2015
Knockout Trade Wipes from Barrettine have a high-performance cleaning action that rapidly removes dirt, paint, silicone and grease from hands and hard surfaces. The high quality wipes are anti-bacterial and are a useful, large size (27cm x 20cm).

Success at Totally for Everbuild 23 February 2015
Everbuild - a Sika company - returned to this year's Totally DIY exhibition, which took place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, last week.

Barrettine gets to the root of the problem 23 February 2015
Barrettine's Roots Out is a ready-to-use, high-performance glyphosate weed killer.

Made to measure: Burg-Wächter ProfiScale 23 February 2015
Burg-Wächter is launching its wide range of ProfiScale digital measuring devices into the UK.

Triple-action help for lawns, from Barrettine 23 February 2015
Barrettine Green Force triple-action lawn weed and feed moss killer is a high performance three-in-one fertiliser and moss killer.

Irwin is out to find the Ultimate Tradesman 16 February 2015
Irwin Tools is launching its annual National Tradesman Day competition on February 23, giving trade professionals the chance to win a new Ford F150 4X4 as well as a truckload of Irwin tools and tickets to top sporting events.

Carl Kammerling boosts power tool accessories 16 February 2015
Modifications to Carl Kammerling International's CK power tool accessories range include improved products, striking packaging, space-saving merchandising and new pricing, plus the introduction of an additional 185 items.

Outback customers fire up record sales 16 February 2015
British barbecue enthusiasts fired up record-breaking sales that saw a 12% increase for Outback UK in 2014.

Rustins showcases new decking oil at Totally 9 February 2015
Rustins has introduced a textured decking oil that contains agents to improve the slip resistance in wet and dry conditions on exterior timber decking and timber walkways.

See Barrettine's Green Force at Totally 9 February 2015
Barrettine Green Force triple action weed & feed moss killer is a triple-action, high-performance fertiliser and moss killer.

Totally sees launch of Barrettine Roots Out 9 February 2015
Barrettine's Roots Out is a ready-to-use high-performance Glyphosate weed killer.

Barrettine's a Knock Out at Totally 9 February 2015
Barrettine's Knockout Trade Wipes have a high performance cleaning action that rapidly remove dirt, paint, silicone and grease from hands and hard surfaces, says the company.

Soudal unveils new Express range at Totally 9 February 2015
Leading independent global manufacturer of sealants, PU foams and adhesives, Soudal invites visitors to join the firm on stand.

Sugru returns to Totally with new look 5 February 2015
Having won best new hardware product at Totally 2014, Sugru is set to return for 2015 showcasing brand new retail packaging, new pack configurations and new colours.

Bird Brand takes bigger space at Totally 5 February 2015
Bird Brand needed a bigger stand to fit its even-larger range of wood care, decorating, automotive and household products.

Everbuild showcases Wonder Wipes at Totally 5 February 2015
Everbuild Multi-Use Wonder Wipes are designed to clean hands, tools and surfaces of wet and semi-cured paint, sealant, adhesive, bitumen, expanding foam, oil, grease and much more.

Exciting new launches from Forgefix at Totally 5 February 2015
Forgefix will use its stand at Totally DIY and Totally Tools exhibition to promote a number of new additions and exciting enhancements to its range.

Scruffs launches new 2015 catalogue 5 February 2015
Experimenting with innovative design and technology, Scruffs continues to set the standard for UK workwear matching stylish form with increased functionality, says the company.

Eco-friendly barbecuing 5 February 2015
Nature of Barbecuing is a new eco-friendly barbecue brand being launched in the UK market.

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