Haxnicks wins 2014 New Product Award at Glee!
The Easy Path selected as Best New Product in the Garden Care Accessories Category.
September 15, 2014
Selected from more than 270 entries on the afternoon before Glee opened (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham), the winning products were chosen by an expert panel of judges representing independent and multiple retailers, the media and international suppliers.
Entries were submitted into nine key garden retail categories, comprising Garden Care – Accessories; Garden Care – Chemicals; Fertilisers & Composts; Leisure Products; Machinery & Tools; Home, Gift & Clothing; Landscape & Construction; Plants, Seeds & Bulbs; Pet & Wildlife Products; and Catering & Speciality Foods. Relevant entries from each category were also considered for the additional Best of British, and Green awards.
Judges considered each entry on a challenging range of criteria, including innovation, design, quality, environmental credentials, pricing and retail potential – resulting in some hot debates and close Highly Commended in a number of categories.
"This is a truly innovative product, which can be easily packed away, and with a good price point," said Moira Peterson (judge).
TDI Brands Enters Into Exclusive License Agreement With Haxnicks
Tierra Garden Division to Distribute Haxnicks Garden Care and Plant Protection Products in the U.S.
January 22, 2014
TDI Brands, a forerunner in supplying innovative products to the garden center industry for over 17 years, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Haxnicks™, an award-winning manufacturer of high-quality and original garden care and plant protection products.
Under the terms of the agreement, TDI Brands will be the sole distributor of Haxnicks in the United States, making them the go-to supplier for U.S.-based Garden Centers, Nurseries, and online retailers. The Haxnicks Brand will become part of the Tierra® Garden Wholesale Division, which currently offers over 1500 gardening tools, accessories, and accents. Haxnicks will be added to the increasing list of exclusive Brands offered by the company, including DeWit Garden Tools, Peacock Plant Supports, Rostaing Gloves, Tierra Pro Tools, and Birds & Beyond, among others.
Haxnicks has been designing, manufacturing, and distributing garden care and plant protection products internationally for over 18 years. They are best known for their innovative and easy-to-use, ‘Grow Your Own’ products, allowing anyone to grow delicious home-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs whether or not they have a garden. Tierra Garden will offer Patio Planters™, Easy Tunnel™ Cloches, Victorian Bell™ Cloches, Original Soft-Ties™, Rootrainers™, Jute Sacks, Easy Fleece Jackets, Micromesh™ protection products, merchandising displays, and much more from Haxnicks’ current portfolio.
“With Haxnicks’ history of being passionate about innovation, design, and quality, it’s the perfect synergy with our Brand,” said Mike Bartley, General Manager of TDI Brands. “This agreement allows us to continue our mission of providing unique, distinctive, and timeless garden products and strengthens our position within the industry, making it easier for our customers to get the products they need to serve their gardening patrons.”
Damian Cardozo, Managing Director of Haxnicks, added “Haxnicks is delighted to be working with TDI brands, for whom we have great respect due to their exemplary reputation within the U.S. Garden Center Industry. Their entire team abound in positive energy and are a real pleasure to work with. We share their passion for cutting-edge design and we value their enthusiasm and drive to offer customers a first class service. We are proud to be represented by TDI Brands and look forward to bringing our ongoing new product development to expand the Haxnicks range in the U.S.’’