Husqvarna Sees More US Growth After Topping Forecast

Garden equipment maker Husqvarna AB posted a bigger-than-expected rise in first-quarter profit, overcoming earlier output problems in the United States where demand spiked amid warm spring weather and an improving wider economy.

The world's biggest maker of outdoor power equipment said on Thursday it expected more growth in the United States, where lawn mowers in particular sold well in the quarter, while the outlook for Europe was more uncertain.

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