VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc. brings back the largest, most comprehensive national sales event in its history with STIHL Dealer Days, which launched nationwide April 23. This limited time event showcases great deals on STIHL equipment and accessories for home users, including special offers from local STIHL servicing dealers.*
Now is the time for serious gardeners and DIY home users to visit their STIHL dealer and find the quality products and equipment they expect from STIHL, the manufacturer of the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America.**
Featured products throughout the country include:
- STIHL BG 55 handheld blower: $149.95 MSRP
- STIHL FS 45 string trimmer: $159.95 MSRP
- STIHL MS 170 chain saw: $179.95 MSRP (bar sizes may vary)
STIHL Dealer Days, which runs through June 3, is also the best time to take advantage of STIHL Lithium-Ion battery power, with the STIHL Battery KombiSystem $100 mail-in rebate* for customers who purchase a STIHL Lithium-Ion battery along with any STIHL Battery Kombi power tool.
"STIHL Dealer Days is a great time for customers to get to know their local STIHL dealer," said Roger Phelps, promotional communications manager for STIHL Inc. "These local businesses have the proper expertise and resources to provide whatever equipment needs the serious homeowner or DIYer has."
STIHL customers can also expect added value from their local STIHL dealer with expert advice and service. STIHL distributes its products through independent servicing dealers, and STIHL Dealer Days is in keeping with the company's long-standing business philosophy in support of independent businesses.
*STIHL Dealer Days at participating dealers only. Specials and promotions may vary by location. The mail-in rebate form and complete details are available at participating STIHL dealers.
About STIHL Inc.
STIHL Inc. manufactures the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America for homeowners and professional landscapers**, as well as the number one selling brand of chain saws in the world. STIHL products are sold through servicing power equipment retailers from coast to coast – not mass merchants. STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL dealers are for distribution in the United States only. For more information or for the name of a local STIHL retailer, call toll free 1-800-GO STIHL (1-800-467-8445) or visit the dealer locator on the STIHL website at www.stihlusa.com.
**"Number one selling brand" is based on syndicated Irwin Broh Research (commercial landscapers) as well as independent consumer research of 2009-2011 U.S. sales and market share data for the gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment category combined sales to consumers and commercial landscapers.
STIHL is pleased to support the work of Independent We Stand, the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), National FFA, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), and the National Association of State Park Directors.