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Sep 10, 2014, 14:13 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Adoption of New Rule 10b5-1 Plan By Executive Officer

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the "Company") today announced that William H. Reitman, Senior...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:53 ET
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Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Endured Prolonged Power Outage Since 2012

 Nearly one in four U.S. adults had to endure a power outage lasting 12 hours or longer in the last two years, according to a 2014 Harris Poll...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Closes On Acquisition Of Allmand Bros., Inc. In Holdredge, Nebraska

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) announced today that it has acquired U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc. for a total consideration of...

Aug 29, 2014, 14:40 ET
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Sports Fans Power Up Tailgate Experience with Briggs & Stratton PowerSmart Series P3000 Inverter Generator

For many sports fans, it's "that" time of the year. College and professional football season equate to prime time tailgating season. Fans seem to...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:54 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Acquire Allmand Bros., Inc.

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros.,...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:52 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Results For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014; Dividend Increased 4%

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) today announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 29,...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:26 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Declares 4% Dividend Increase; Share Repurchase Program Increased By $50 Million

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG): At its regular quarterly meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton...

Aug 06, 2014, 12:48 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results On August 14 (Revised)

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results before the market opens on...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:34 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results On August 14

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results after the market closes on...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:33 ET
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Manhattan Kan. dealer welcomes 2015 Nissan models to inventory

For 2015, Nissan's best-selling model, the Altima settles comfortably into its cushy and unthreatened position in the midsize sedan segment. The...

Jul 29, 2014, 10:31 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Adds Business Growth Expert To Lead Corporate Development Efforts

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) has recently added Shaunna Balady to their executive team as Vice President of Corporate Development....

Jul 22, 2014, 08:00 ET
Marine and Purple Heart recipient John "JT" Doody recently received a GE Generator as a donation from GE and Briggs & Stratton Corporation. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs & Stratton Corporation)

Gary Sinise Foundation and Briggs & Stratton Corporation Connect to Donate a GE Generator System to Severely Wounded Marine John "JT" Doody

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), the exclusive licensee of GE Generator Systems, recently donated a GE Generator to severely...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Actions to Adjust Snapper Residential Product Offerings and Consolidate Manufacturing Facilities; Preliminary Fourth Quarter Sales Increase 4%

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that beginning in the 2016 lawn & garden season, it will narrow its...

May 30, 2014, 11:58 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Adoption of Rule 10b5-1 Plans By Executive Officers

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the "Company") today announced that David J. Rodgers, Senior Vice...

May 27, 2014, 15:33 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Adoption of New Rule 10b5-1 Plan By Executive Officer

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the "Company") today announced that Todd J. Teske, Chairman,...

May 22, 2014, 11:20 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Wins BizTimes I.Q. Award For Innovation

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) received a BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation from BizTimes Media LLC. The I.Q. Awards salute...

May 07, 2014, 10:56 ET
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Survey Finds Most Power Outages Contain Associated Costs

 Almost 70 percent of U.S. adults who endure a power outage are saddled with subsequent household costs, according to a recent national...

Apr 25, 2014, 17:30 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Updates its Fiscal 2014 Net Sales Outlook

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) Briggs & Stratton Corporation is updating its fiscal 2014 consolidated net sales outlook...

Apr 24, 2014, 18:17 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Results For The Third Quarter And First Nine Months Of Fiscal 2014

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) today announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended March 30, 2014. Highlights:...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:47 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Declares Dividend

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG): At its regular quarterly meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton...