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August 1, 2011

Market size
Leaf blower sales have shown a steady increase in dollar volume over the past three years, increasing to $534.2 million in the 12 months from July 2010 through June 2011, according to consumer research from Port Washington, N.Y.-based NPD Group.

A 3.1% decline in the number of units sold was matched in the past 12 months by an increase in average selling price.

July 25, 2011

Housing starts begin heading in the right direction, while existing-home sales show a slight decline. Also, gas prices are about a dollar higher than last year.