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Gardening: market declining also in Q1 2023

Sales of green care machinery and equipment recorded a loss of 19.6%, confirming last year's negative trend. Weather anomalies and inflationary dynamics discourage purchases, although a partial recovery is expected during the course of the year. The importance of technological innovation, especially for urban maintenance. The appointment with the DemoGreen demonstration event (28 and 29 September) in San Donato Milanese

Gardening equipment: declining market in 2022

Unfavourable weather and rising prices are holding back the market for gardening and landscaping machinery and equipment, which closes the year with a 15.2% drop. Almost all types of equipment were in the negative. Purchases in the mid-level segment were penalised: the gap between high-end technologies and low-priced vehicles with lower quality requirements is growing

Slowdown in the gardening market

Figures released by Comagarden/Morgan for the first nine months of the year indicate an overall drop of 15.2% compared to the same period in 2021. All product types were down, but with a counter-trend in battery-powered models. A slower production pace and lower demand from maintenance technicians and green hobbyists are the causes of the downturn, which is expected to be confirmed at the end of the year

DemoGreen, green 'on the move'

The 2022 edition of DemoGreen, the demonstration event for gardening machinery and equipment, organised by DemoGreen srl, will be held at the Novegro Exhibition Complex (Segrate) on 16 and 17 September. The event includes the participation of 50 brands and...

Gardening machines, good market levels

Sales figures for gardening and landscaping machinery and equipment indicate a decline (-7.4%) in the first three months of the year after the record growth recorded in 2021. Variables related to weather trends and industrial raw material supplies may influence the market in the coming months, although forecasts for the end of the year indicate still high sales volumes

EIMA Green, gardening in the spotlight

The appointment with the exhibition, one of EIMA International’s areas of specialization, falls at a very favourable time for the gardening market. Having closed the first half of 2021 with record growth (+33%), the sector is set to confirm its good performance in the second half as well. The Bologna event, where all types of gardening machinery and equipment will be on show, is a driving force for the entire sector

Gardening market, a cultural phenomenon

Landscaping is becoming an increasingly stable element of architectural design and the management of open spaces, both public and private. The industry that produces specific machines and equipment has the task of making the work easier and stimulating demand with new types of products. The role of EIMA Green in the sector's exhibition landscape

Gardening: the first quarter freezes purchases

The prolonged winter weather in Italy in the first quarter of 2018 reduced the demand for machinery and equipment for gardening and the maintenance of greenery. Comagarden, the manufacturers association, expects to see the recovery of sales over the year thanks to bonus tax breaks for restructuring gardens and green areas. In the meantime, preparations are moving ahead for EIMA Green, the salon on gardening scheduled for next November 7 to 11 in Bologna for 270 specialized industries

Machinery for greenery: market stable in 2017

Sales of machinery and equipment for gardening and groundskeeping showed a marginal 0.6% decline by the end of last year. Comagarden/Morgan data on single types disclosed the way the long dry spell during the year reduced the growth of greenery to penalized the traditional maintenance machinery, especially mowers, chainsaws and brush cutters

Gardening: market stable in 2016, growing in 2017

In spite of the weather tending toward a scarcity of rainfall leading to the reduced vegetation of plants lowering the demand for machinery and maintenance, the 2016 balance sheet shows sales substantially in line with the previous year at a decline of 0.5%. Estimates based on the first quarter of 2017 point to an overall increase of 2% with significant gains for brushcutters, trimmers, leaf blowers and vacuums and robotic mowers. Comagarden President Franco Novello affirms that innovative technologies and new types of products are decisive factors for the industries in the sector which have to focus on professionals as well as private users and hobbyists

Gardening: 2015 first half positive for the market

According to data made public by Comagarden, in FederUnacoma, and the Morgan survey group, the sector closed with a another gain of 2.9% in sales for the first half of 2015 over the same period in 2014 after climbing 7.6%...

Garden machinery: Italian market growing

Sales rose 9.2% in the first half of 2014 and the estimate for the full year points to a balance sheet in the black with a 4.3% gain. The EIMA Green Salon scheduled for November in the setting of EIMA International in Bologna will come as an occasion for monitoring machinery and equipment demand on the world markets

EIMA Green: the green machine in the foreground

The market has returned to sound levels in the area of Europe but indications of sales in Italy are still negative though there are hopes for a reversal of the trend in the current year in light of a very limited decline in 2013. The 2014 edition of EIMA Green, the international salon on mechanization in gardening and groundskeeping scheduled for November in Bologna, was unwrapped at the Vita in Campagna, Life in the Countryside Fair in Montichiari

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