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Dec 15, 2014, 13:15 ET

Population, Economic Growth Motivate Luxury Realty Expansion in Fort Worth

In response to tremendous market growth in Fort Worth, Texas, luxury firm Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty (BFSIR) today announced...

Dec 12, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Awarded "Newsmaker Of The Year" By Diesel Progress Magazine

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) was recently awarded "Newsmaker of the Year" by Diesel Progress Magazine. Diesel Progress North...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New Briggs & Stratton® Standby Generator Site Eases Purchase Process

Briggs & Stratton (NYSE:BGG) Standby Power unveiled a new website section designed to give homeowners an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:19 ET
Advanced Fuel Treatment by Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) wins a Dealers' Choice Award at GIE EXPO

Briggs & Stratton Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment And Stabilizer Wins Power Equipment Trade Magazine GIE+EXPO 2014 Dealers Choice Award

 For over 30 years Green Industry Equipment and Expo (GIE+EXPO), North American's biggest lawn and garden equipment event, has been an...

Nov 13, 2014, 14:32 ET
Briggs & Stratton Corporation's Mow 'N' Stow engine, exclusively on Toro(R) Recycler(R) mowers with SmartStow(TM), was chosen as a winner in the home category of Popular Science's 27th Annual Top 100: Best of What's New Awards.

Innovative Space-Saving Mower From Briggs & Stratton Corporation And Toro Among Popular Science Top 100: Best of What's New

Briggs & Stratton Corporation's (NYSE:BGG) Mow 'N' Stow engine, exclusively on Toro® Recycler® mowers with SmartStow™, was...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Recognized For Innovation By North American Die Casting Association

Briggs & Stratton Corporation Recognized For Innovation By North American Die Casting Association

Briggs & Stratton Corporation's (NYSE:BGG) commitment to innovation across all products and brands has continued to garnish recognition amongst...

Nov 03, 2014, 16:05 ET
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Briggs & Stratton® Reveals Breakthrough SnowShredder(TM) Serrated Auger On Single-Stage Snowblowers

The new SnowShredder™ serrated auger on single-stage snowblowers built by the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group lets you easily...

Oct 20, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Unveils Standby Generator Technology: Symphony® II Power Management

Briggs & Stratton® (NYSE: BGG) announces the new Symphony® II power management system for its line of residential standby...

Oct 15, 2014, 17:44 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Improved Results For The First Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2015; Guidance Increased For Allmand Acquisition

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) today announced financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended September 28,...

Oct 15, 2014, 11:17 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...

Oct 13, 2014, 09:54 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation to Announce Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fiscal 2015 first quarter financial results after the market closes on...

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
Smooth and quiet power: The new Briggs & Stratton 3kW PowerSmart Series inverter generator. (PRNewsFoto/?Briggs & Stratton Corporation)

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...