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July 11, 2013

Marysville, Ohio-based The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company named Ivan Smith executive VP, general counsel and corporate secretary. The 10-year company veteran replaces former executive VP Vincent Brockman, who resigned to pursue other interests, the company said.

"Ivan possesses tremendous legal knowledge and experience and has been a strong leader throughout his career," said Jim Hagedorn, chairman and CEO. "His sound judgment and business acumen will serve ScottsMiracle-Gro well in the years to come."

April 1, 2013

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro named Larry Hilsheimer executive VP and chief financial officer, effective immediately.

January 28, 2013

Scotts CFO Dave Evans resigned from the lawn and garden giant to join a nonprofit research company.

November 14, 2012

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. reported net sales of $2.83 billion for the fiscal 2012, up 1% from $2.80 billion in the prior year.

Scotts posted net income of $106.5 million for the year, down 36.6% from $167.9 million in the prior year.

For the fourth quarter, Scotts sales were $401.2 million, down slightly from $403.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. The company posted a net loss of $40.1 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a net loss of $53.4 million in the same quarter last year.

June 13, 2012

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro has released a financial update for fiscal 2012 to “reflect the pressures driven by lower-than-expected sales and unfavorable product mix,” according to a company press release.

Consumer purchases of its products at its largest retail partners in the United States are up 3% on a year-to-date basis, compared with 8% entering May. The company expects to fall short of its previous guidance of 6% to 8% sales growth and adjusted earnings of $2.65 to $2.85 per share. 

May 8, 2012

Marysville, Ohio-based The Scotts Miracle-Gro said a record level of consumer purchases in March led to a 4% gain in company-wide sales in the second quarter to $1.17 billion.

Entering May, consumer purchases of the company's products at its largest retail partners in the United States were up 8%, with growth in 45 states, all major retail channels and nearly all product categories.

Net income was reported at $127.2 million, down from $177.6 million in the same quarter last year.

April 11, 2012

Marysville, Ohio-based The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. named more than 100 non-profit organizations as 2012 GRO1000 Grassroots Grant recipients. 

The grants will help build or enhance greenscapes in communities as part of the national GRO1000 initiative to create 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018. 

A list of recipients can be found at http://www.grogood.com.

December 7, 2011

Parr Lumber, the Pacific Northwest-based pro dealer, has announced plans to open another lumberyard on Dec. 14, 2011. The new location, in Marysville, Wash., will feature a 20,200-sq.-ft. warehouse on 4.4 acres, office space and 1,500 sq. ft. of retail space.

December 7, 2011

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro said Wednesday morning that its first quarter will see a bigger-than-expected loss, but it is maintaining its outlook for the full year.

Sales for the first quarter ending Dec. 31 are expected to decline about $30 million from the same quarter a year ago. The adjusted net loss in the quarter is expected to range from $70 million to $75 million, compared with a net loss of $65.6 million in the prior year.

The $1.20-to-$1.25 per share loss is greater than the $1.13 per share loss expected by Wall Street.

October 24, 2011

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro will collaborate with Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) on research and development in natural plant protection products. 

"We are excited about this new partnership with MBI because we believe it will lead to improved products that enable gardeners who choose natural options to get great results," said Bruce Caldwell, Scotts Miracle-Gro's Global R&D Leader. 

October 10, 2011

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro said it expects to report a 2% decline in sales for fiscal 2011 when it issues its full-year financial results Nov. 8.

The sales shortfall, coupled with associated gross margin pressure, will likely result in adjusted net earnings in a range of approximately $2.70 to $2.75 per share, according to the company. The company had forecast earnings of about $3.00 per share back in August.

August 8, 2011

The challenges from unfriendly weather hit Scotts Miracle-Gro hard in the quarter ended July 2, as sales declined 10% to $1.06 billion.

The decline was driven primarily by poor weather across most of the United States throughout the duration of the lawn and garden season, as well as a more competitive promotional landscape and changes in certain retailer strategies within the mass merchandise channel, the Marysville, Ohio-based company said. 

May 3, 2011

While posting strong second-quarter results, Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro is hoping for more cooperative weather. 

Scotts posted net sales of $1.13 billion for the quarter ended April 2, up 8% from the same quarter last year. Net income increased 50% to $177.6 million.

For the quarter, company-wide adjusted gross margin rate increased 41.1% compared with 39.6% a year earlier. The improvement was due to the benefit of lower commodity costs, as well as supply chain efficiencies and a favorable product mix.

April 15, 2011

Three Russian nationals suspected in a series of burglaries at Home Depot were arrested by the California Highway Patrol on April 13, according to an article in the Chico Enterprise Record.

April 10, 2011

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. announced that Jim Lyski has been named executive VP and chief marketing officer. 

Lyski will also be accountable for advancing the Marysville, Ohio-based company's "Consumer First" strategy specifically to maximize opportunities for sustainable brand portfolio and market share growth, along with continuing to build stronger relationships with consumers.

March 30, 2011

Seattle-based Dunn Lumber is closing one of  its yards this week, according to a report in the Snohomish County Business Journal. The Marysville, Wash., lumberyard had been operating for 44 years.

President Mike Dunn told the newspaper the sluggish economy in the Marysville, Wash.-area and the lack of projects forced the company's hand. 

 

March 30, 2011

Seattle-based Dunn Lumber is closing one of  its yards this week, according to a report in the Snohomish County Business Journal. The Marysville, Wash., lumberyard had been operating for 44 years.

President Mike Dunn told the newspaper the sluggish economy in the Marysville, Wash.-area and the lack of projects forced the company's hand. 

 

March 22, 2011

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. said it will phase out phosphorus from lawn fertilizers, including the market-leading Scotts Turf Builder brand, by the end of 2012.

Additionally, the Marysville, Ohio-based company said it will sharpen its focus on more efficient and optimized ways to use nitrogen in its lawn fertilizer products. 

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