Smith and Hawken

Garden Spade

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Paul Hawken started Smith and Hawken (S&H) in the 1970’s….one of the first mail order businesses with quality products….extraordinary customer service….and engaged people.

This is a S & H spade shovel that I purchased several years ago….it was forged in England and is almost indestructible.

Paul Hawken was a visionary on how companies should be structured to meet customer expectations….as well as selling quality and affordable products. Two of his best books were: The Next Economy and Growing a Business.

The Smith and Hawken brand was purchaesd by Target in 2010.  I would bet that a Target S & H shovel wouldn’t be a match to my orginal S & H garden spade.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_%26_Hawken

http://www.paulhawken.com/paulhawken_frameset.html

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