Nice options at Home Depot USA

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I found a nice array of EGO tools and accessories at my local(-ish) Home Depot in North Louisiana.

I did find the 12" trimmer (and replacement parts), hedge trimmer, blower, and the mower.

The mower was not on display (nor was there a display space for it) but there were 2 stacked up way above. And only the 12" Trimmer was available (not the 15"). I don't think I saw the chainsaw, either.
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My local Home Depot doesn't have an EGO display at all.  I think the only EGO product they carry is the blower, and there's only two boxes sitting were available.  No accessories or other tools are on their shelves that I was able to find. 

And yet they have rather large displays for two other brands.  I just don't understand that when EGO is a) a really good product and b) exclusive to Home Depot as far as "big stores" go.  It's frustrating, as I had to do all my EGO purchases through the Home Depot website instead (and then wait weeks for them to be delivered, make sure I was home when the shipments finally arrived, etc).

One would think Home Depot would just display the battery on an altar surrounded by all the tools, with video demonstrations of each item, explaining that this one battery is compatible with all these products.  I think HD would move so many more units of EGO merchandise if they just put even a little effort into it.

It's too bad EGO doesn't make their equipment available at businesses like Lowes and Amazon.  Then perhaps Home Depot would step their game up and get serious about advertising this brand.  Right now it just feels like they're taking that exclusive arrangement for granted.
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ECHO and Ryobi, the two lawn tool companies that dominate Home Depot's retail space, are Home Depot brands. Their profit margins are likely much higher on those products, hence their incentive to push those products.
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The Home Depots around me don't have specific EGO displays either. They just tuck each of EGO's tools in with other brands of the same tools. They do seem to carry everything except the 15-inch weed trimmer and most of the batteries.