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Dublin, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools - Global Business Strategic Report

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s58hm8/outdoor) has announced the addition of the "Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools - Global Business Strategic Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Bug Killers, Chain Saws, Hedge Trimmers, Leaf Blowers (Back Pack Leaf Blowers, and Handheld Leaf Blowers), Outdoor Grills (Charcoal-Fired Outdoor Grills, Electric-Fired Outdoor Grills, and Gas-Fired Outdoor Grills), Walk Behind Power Mowers, Riding Garden Tractors, Riding Mowers & Lawn Tractors (Front Engine, and Rear Engine), Rotary Tillers, Snowthrowers, and Trimmers/Brush Cutters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Product Segments I-4
  • Bug Killers I-4
  • Chain Saws I-4
  • Hedge Trimmers I-4
  • Leaf Blowers I-4
  • Outdoor Grills I-4
  • Walk Behind Power Mowers I-4
  • Riding Garden Tractors I-4
  • Riding Mowers & Lawn Tractors I-5
  • Rotary Tillers I-5
  • Snowthrowers I-5
  • Trimmers/Brush Cutters I-5

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • A Prelude II-1
  • Future Growth to Spring from Developing Economies II-2
  • Construction Industry - Changing the Business Cycle II-3
  • Impact of Economic Recession in Retrospect II-4
  • Replacement Market - A Growth Factor II-5

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-6

  • Multi-Tasking Equipment Gain Prominence II-6
  • Rising Interest in Golf offers Lucrative prospects II-6
  • Replacement of Metal Parts with Plastic II-6
  • Surge in Demand for Cordless and Battery Powered Appliances II-7
  • Consumer Convenience - Primary Factor Impacting Market II-7
  • Shift towards Low-Cost Countries II-7
  • Environmental Concerns Pose a Major Challenge in Developed Markets II-7
  • Styling, Aesthetics and Functionality Gain Prominence II-8

3. FACTORS INFLUENCING OUTDOOR APPLIANCES AND POWER TOOLS MARKET II-9

  • Lawn Equipment and Supplies Highly Weathered II-9
  • Weather II-9
  • Economy and Housing Sector II-9
  • Gardening as an Attitude II-9
  • Environment Concerns II-9
  • Aging population II-10

4. COMPETITION II-11

  • Leading Players by Segment II-11
  • Distribution Channels II-12

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13

  • Outdoor Appliances and Power Tools II-13
  • Large Outdoor Power Equipment II-13
  • Large Wheeled OPE II-13
  • Types of Outdoor Appliances and Tools II-13
  • Bug Killers II-14
  • UV Insect Killer II-14
  • Electromagnetic Pest Repellents II-14
  • Ultrasonic Pest Repellents II-14
  • RF (Radio Frequency) Devices II-15
  • Insight into Bug Zappers II-15
  • Variants of Bug Zappers II-15
  • Electric Flyswatter/Manual Bug Zapper II-15
  • Flyswatter II-16
  • Chain Saws II-16
  • Chain Saw - Definition II-16
  • Size - A Major Factor II-16
  • Types of Chain Saws II-17
  • Cordless Chainsaws II-17
  • Gas Powered Chainsaws II-17
  • Electric Powered Chainsaws II-17
  • Hedge Trimmers II-17
  • Leaf Blowers II-17
  • History of Leaf Blowers II-18
  • Types of Leaf Blowers II-18
  • Backpack II-18
  • Handheld (Petrol) II-18
  • Handheld (Electric) II-19
  • Wheeled Blower/Vacs II-19
  • Outdoor Grills II-19
  • Types of Outdoor Grills II-19
  • Charcoal Grills II-19
  • Gas Grills II-19
  • Electric Grills II-19
  • Walk-Behind Power Mowers II-19
  • Riding Garden Tractors II-20
  • Riding Mowers and Lawn Tractors II-20
  • Rotary Tillers II-20
  • Snowthrowers II-21
  • Trimmers/Brush Cutters II-21
  • String Trimmers II-21
  • Trimmers/Brush Cutters II-21
  • Hedge Trimmers II-21
  • Edge Trimmers II-22
  • Hand Trimmers II-22

6. SEGMENT ANALYSIS II-23

  • Bug Killers II-23
  • Enhanced Products Flood the Market II-23
  • Changing Consumer Preferences Redesign the Product Landscape II-23
  • Plastic Gains Preference over Metal II-24
  • Chain Saws II-24
  • Overview II-24
  • Electrical Chain Saws Score over Gas Powered Chain Saws II-25
  • Spiraling Raw Material Prices: A Cause of Concern II-26
  • Feature Rich Chain Saws Gain Prominence II-26
  • Hedge Trimmers II-26
  • Continued Demand for Hedge Trimmers II-26
  • Leaf Blowers II-27
  • Major Breakthroughs in the areas of Leaf Blowers II-27
  • Ban on Gas Powered Leaf Blowers II-27
  • Outdoor Grills II-28
  • Prospects for Outdoor Grills and Accessories Remain upbeat II-28
  • Innovation at its Best II-28
  • Cooking as a Hobby II-29
  • Walk-Behind Power Mowers II-29
  • Market Overview II-29
  • Innovations in the Lawn Mower Segment II-30
  • Hybrid Mowers - Balancing Environment and Consumer Demands II-30
  • Cordless Lawn Mowers Foray the Market II-30
  • Riding Mowers & Lawn Tractors II-31
  • Earmarked by Technology Transition II-31
  • Growing Demand for ZTRs II-32
  • Battery-powered Riding Mowers Pick up Demand II-32
  • Robotic Mowers - Making Inroads II-32
  • Trimmers/Brush Cutters II-33

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-34

  • Andreas Stihl India Unveils New Range of Cordless Outdoor Power Tools II-34
  • Atco Launches New Ride-On Mower II-34
  • Billy Goat Expands Brush Cutter Line II-34
  • Black & Decker® Introduces String Trimmer/Edger (LST136),
  • Hedge Trimmer (LHT2436) and Cordless Sweeper and Vacuum (LSWV36) II-34
  • Briggs & Stratton Launches IS® 600Z Model Zero- Turn Mower II-35
  • Briggs & Stratton Launches IS® 700Z Mower II-35
  • BULL Outdoor Products to Introduce New Coleman BBQ Grills II-36
  • Cal Flame Unveils Brand New Grill II-36
  • Chain saws Direct Extends Tanaka Chainsaw Range II-36
  • ChainsawsDirect.com Extends Range of Earthwise Chainsaws II-37
  • Cherokee Small Engine Releases Gravely Lawn Mowers II-37
  • CORE Outdoor Power Rolls-Out GasLess™ Hedge Trimmers and Portable Blower II-37
  • Countax Introduces D23-50LN, the New Garden Tractor II-37
  • DR® Power Equipment Launches DR® Yard Tools Range of Lithium Ion Battery-powered Tools II-38
  • Exmark Launches Vantage X-Series Range of Stand-on Riding Mowers II-38
  • The Garden Gates Unveils SABER® Range of Grills II-39
  • GE Appliances Launches Monogram® Brand of Outdoor Grills II-39
  • Gravely Launches Pro-Turn 460 and XD3 Series Walk-Behind Mowers II-39
  • GreenPan Launches Steak King Grill and Groovy Grill Stove-Top Grill Pan II-40
  • Husqvarna Introduces 345FR and 336FR Flexible Brushcutters II-40
  • Husqvarna Set to Launch the HU800AWD All-Wheel Drive Walk Mower II-41
  • Husqvarna Launches R 120S Rider II-41
  • Husqvarna Launches the Husqvarna Fast Tractor, a New Riding Mower II-41
  • Husqvarna Launches All-Wheel Drive Walk-Behind Mowers II-42
  • Lean Mean Green Products Rolls out New WBX-33 Pure-Electric Walk-Behind Mowers II-42
  • Mahindra Launches Snow Blade and Blowers II-42
  • Northwest Metalcraft Introduces Grills and Outdoor Furniture II-42
  • Parklands Power Products Expands Product Range with Multiple New Models of Push Mowers II-43
  • Sears.com Selects Cordless Recharge Tools and Recharge Mowers Series of Driven by Solar II-43
  • Sports Grills Introduces SGI Touchdown 3000 Outdoor Barbecue II-44
  • TORO Unveils 12-inch Cordless Trimmers II-44
  • VIKING Launches New T4 Series Lawn Tractors II-44
  • Weber Unveils New Range of Accessories II-45
  • Weber-Stephen Products Introduces Weber Q 240 Electric Grill and Weber Performer Charcoal Grill II-46
  • Zipper Launches 21" Propane Fueled Lawn Mower II-46
  • Andreas Stihl Launches Cordless Outdoor Power Tools II-47
  • Black & Decker® Launches Hedge Trimmer with Rotating Rear Handle (HH2455) II-47
  • Black & Decker® Launches 20 Volt Max Cordless Lithium Ion String Trimmer and Edger (LST220) II-47
  • Blount Launches Oregon PowerNow 40 Volt MAX Cordless Chainsaw II-48
  • CEAttachments Rolls Out EDGE Snow Blowers for Skid Steer Loaders II-48
  • CEAttachments Redesigns EDGE Snow Blower Attachments II-48
  • Echo to Unveil CS-271T Chain saw II-49
  • ECHO Launches New PAS-280 Power Source II-49
  • Efco Introduces Factory-Equipped, Self-Sharpening Chain saws II-49
  • EcoSMART Rolls Out New Range of Pest/Bug Repellents II-49
  • Emeril Lagasse to Launch New Range of Outdoor Grills II-50
  • Husqvarna to Launch New Snow Thrower Models II-50
  • Husqvarna Introduces New Riding Mowers, the R220T and R322T AWD II-50
  • Husqvarna Introduces Innovative Robotic Lawnmower, the Automower® 305 II-51
  • Husqvarna Rolls out Automower® 305 Robotic Lawnmower II-51
  • Husqvarna Introduces Chain saws with AutoTune™ II-51
  • Husqvarna to Discontinue Manufacture and Sale of Yazoo|Kees- Branded Products II-51
  • John Deere Releases New 100 Series Lawn Tractors II-52
  • John Deere Launches New Select Series™ Brand of Tractors II-52
  • John Deere Rolls Out New Series of Lawn Tractors II-52
  • John Deere Launches Select Series™ X 310 Lawn Tractors II-53
  • MowersDirect.com Rolls out New Range of Snapper Lawn Tractors and Mowers II-53
  • Napoleon® Launches Prestige® PTSS165 Gas Portable Grill II-53
  • Napoleon Launches Terrace SE325PK Compact Grill Series II-53
  • Saber Debuts Premium-Range Outdoor Grills II-54
  • Schiller Grounds Care Launches Hydro Brush Cutter II-54
  • Shindaiwa to Launch HT232 and DH232 Hedge Trimmers II-55
  • Simplicity Manufacturing Unveils a New Regent Lawn Tractor II-55
  • Stens Expands Silver Streak Brand II-55
  • STIHL Launches FSA 85 and FSA 65 Lithium-Ion Trimmers II-55
  • STIHL Unveils FS 460 C-EM and FS 360 C-E Brushcutters II-56
  • STIHL Introduces STIHL HS 46 C-E and STIHL HS 56 C-E Petrol Hedge Trimmers II-56
  • STIHL Rolls-Out Eco-Friendly and Powerful Blower, the BGA 85 II-56
  • STIHL Launches BR 200 II-57
  • STIHL Launches MS 261 and MS 261 C-Q Chain saws II-57
  • Andreas STIHL to Introduce Cordless Power Tools II-57
  • Viking Culinary Group Launches Emeril Outdoor Grills II-58
  • Weed Eater Launches New SmartCUT Cross Mower II-58
  • Weber-Stephen Unveils Range of Grill Centers II-58
  • Weed Eater Launches the New SmartCUT™ Cross Mower II-60
  • Wolf Appliance Unveils Large-Size Outdoor Gas Grills II-60
  • Blount International Unveils PowerSharp® Sharpening System for Saw Chain II-61
  • BOB-CCAT Unveils New Series of Eco-Friendly Mowers II-61
  • Bosch Power Tools Rolls out New Range of Cordless and Corded Garden and Lawn Equipment II-61
  • Bush Hog Expands Product Line with Multiple Three-Point Mounted Boom Mowers II-61
  • DANVER Launches New BBQ Grill Hood Designed for Outdoor Use II-62
  • Dixon Launches Garden and Lawn Tractors II-62
  • ECHO Unveils New Range of Chain saws II-63
  • Husqvarna Unveils New Lawn Mowers II-63
  • Husqvarna Unveils Automower Color Collection II-63
  • Husqvarna Introduces New Tractor Models II-63
  • Husqvarna Introduces 122HD45 and 120HD60 Hedge Trimmers II-64
  • Husqvarna Develops 562XP and 555 Professional Chain saws II-64
  • John Deere Introduces New Walk-Behind Dual-Stage Snowthrower II-64
  • John Deere Introduces New Walk-Behind Mower Series II-65
  • Lawnflite Introduces Lawn Tractors Range II-65
  • MowDIRECT Launches Snapper ELT 2246 Lawn & Garden Tractor II-66
  • STIHL Introduces STIHL HSA 65 and STIHL HSA 85 Hedge Trimmers II-66
  • STIHL Introduces Environment-Friendly Chain saws II-66
  • Toro Extends Grandstand Series of Stand-On Mowers II-67
  • Victa Launches Victa LT Ride-On Mower II-67
  • Weber-Stephen Unveils On-the-Grill App for iPad® II-67
  • Weber Introduces New Propane Gas Grill, Weber Q 320 II-68
  • Weber-Stephen Products Expands Grilling Accessories Range II-68

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-69

  • Bad Boy Mowers and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Extend Partnership II-69
  • Briggs & Stratton Announces Temporary Closure of its Georgia Unit II-69
  • Brown Jordan and CT Acquisitions Ink Licensing Agreement II-69
  • Chainsaws Direct.com and Husqvarna Enter into Agreement II-69
  • Driven by Solar Launches Recharge Mower G2 II-70
  • GGP Acquires Quota Capital of LiCo srl and Makes Investment in Robotic Lawn Mowing II-70
  • KRAFT Singles Collaborates with Weber-Stephen II-70
  • KUBOTA Concludes Acquisition of Kverneland II-71
  • Messick Acquires Peterman Power Equipment II-71
  • Power Equipment Direct Launches E-store II-71
  • Schiller Grounds Care Inks Distribution Agreement with Billiouas II-71
  • Valent U.S.A. and The Scotts Company Sign Collaborative Supply Agreement II-71
  • Woodstream Takes Over Senoret Group II-72
  • Deere & Company Signs Agreement with Honda Power Equipment II-72
  • Echo to Acquire Chainsaw Division of Husqvarna II-73
  • Global Garden Products Signs Agreement with Bosch for Atco and Suffolk Punch Brands II-73
  • John Deere Enters into an Agreement with Honda II-73
  • STIHL to Expand Production at Brazilian Factory II-73
  • Sure Fit Acquires Patio Armor Brand II-73
  • Ariens Acquires Countax II-74
  • BDT Capital Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Weber Business of Weber-Stephen Products II-74
  • Birch Equipment Becomes Official Dealer of Husqvarna Branded Products II-74
  • Husqvarna Announces Plans to Restructure Production Operations II-74
  • SAI Acquires Swisher II-75
  • Stanley Works Merges with The Black & Decker Corporation II-75
  • The Stanley Works Merges with The Black & Decker II-75

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-76

  • Alamo Group, Inc. (US) II-76
  • The Ariens Company (US) II-76
  • Blount International, Inc. (US) II-76
  • The Bosch Group (UK) II-77
  • Briggs & Stratton Corporation (US) II-77
  • Simplicity Manufacturing, Inc. (US) II-78
  • Deere & Company (US) II-78
  • Global Garden Products Group (Italy) II-78
  • Castelgarden SpA II-79
  • Emak S.p.A (Italy) II-79
  • Husqvarna AB (Sweden) II-80
  • McCulloch Motors, Inc. (US) II-81
  • Makita Corporation (Japan) II-81
  • MTD Products, Inc. (US) II-81
  • Stanley Black & Decker (US) II-81
  • STIHL Holding AG & CO. KG (Germany) II-82
  • Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong) II-82
  • The Toro Company (US) II-83

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-84


III. Market

1. The United States
2. Canada
3. Japan
4. Europe
5. Asia Pacific
6. The Middle East
7. Latin America

IV. Competitive Landscape

Companies Mentioned

The report profiles 236 companies including many key and niche players such as:

Alamo Group
Blount International
Bosch Lawn and Garden
Briggs & Stratton Corp
Coleman Company
Deere & Co.
Husqvarna
Jarden Corporation
MTD Products
Makita Corporation
McCulloch Motors
Stanley Black & Decker
Techtronic Industries Co.
The Toro Company.

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