The next generation of Fiskars Axes will be available for the trade immediately. They have a 3D grip for faster speed swing and increased safety and a Red Dot Award 2015 for design.
The new Fiskars Light range is launched at Glee, after recent research from Fiskars show that more than 90 per cent of consumers considered gardening to be a heavy task.
The new Light tools are slightly smaller in size than standard ranges. It includes a spade, fork, leaf rake, soil rake, weeding knife, weeder, cultivator, hoe and a new weed puller.
The Fiskars Weed Puller has created a whole new market category, with sales of more than million units and trade sales up 200 per cent. These impressive figures have assured Fiskars the market leader status in Europe. However, traditional weeding tools remain the implements of choice for 53 per cent of lawn owners. Additionally, 58 per cent still use herbicides as the main defence against weeds.
The next generation of Fiskars Weed Pullers is tailored to suit the criteria of core ranges for Xact and the and the new Fiskars Light ensuring that Weed Pullers can be matched with individual requirements.
The Xact Weed Puller benefits from an optimised ergonomic grip and new pedal design, reduced weight with a shorter shaft profile and the introduction of a new colour combination in White and Clay.
Fiskars also has new point of sale materials.