The 68th annual National Hardware Show took place in Las Vegas last week from May 7-9, with more than 2,500 exhibitors across multiple categories and more than 30,000 attendees. Many major brands announced new licensing deals in various home improvement categories. This year’s event included an expanded range of product categories including: farm and ranch, pet products and building products.
Here’s our recap of some of the key licensing developments from the show:
-Scotts Miracle-Gro announced several partnerships including an American Lawn Mower Co. line of reel lawn mowers; GreenScapes lawn fabric; children’s garden kits from Peachtree Playthings, sprayers from H.D Hudson and gardening tools from Bond
-Polaroid is partnering with Green Lighting Technologies for LED light bulbs
-Lysol is introducing furnace filters from Quality Filters, Inc.
-Stanley is working with Sleep Innovations for a line of floor mats
-Duracell is collaborating with Jiawei on LED light bulbs and gardening lighting
-Weber Grills is working with Bryson Industries on grill cleaning products
-Pella Windows is introducing window cleaners from Bryson Industries
-Energizer is partnering with Power Bright on 12 volt electronics
-Ford is collaborating with Pulsar on power washers and generators