TAG: Scotts LawnService

TruGreen to build on momentum, CEO Alexander reports

April 18, 2016By

Now that the merger of the nation’s two largest lawn care companies is complete, it doesn’t mean that Scotts LawnService (SLS) trucks will be immediately replaced by TruGreen vehicles. The rest of this year is about ensuring a smooth transition, TruGreen CEO David Alexander told LM. He expects the now $1.3 billion-plus company will be able to do so by... read more

TruGreen: ‘Milestone merger’ is complete

April 13, 2016By

TruGreen completed its merger with Scotts LawnService, a former subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. The companies said in December they were entering into a joint venture. As a result of the merger, TruGreen is adding approximately 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the U.S. and Canada. The combined revenue is expected to be more than $1.3 billion. TruGreen... read more

TruGreen/Scotts LS merger goal: Retain customers, staff

December 15, 2015By

TruGreen and Scotts LawnService plan to spend 2016 focusing on integration–a monster task, considering the combined company will have 2.3 million customers and $1.3 billion in revenue. The joint venture resolves to retain both customers and employees in the new year, according to President and CEO David Alexander. He spoke with LM following the announcement on Dec. 10 that the two... read more

Timeline: History of TruGreen, Scotts LawnService

December 10, 2015By and

TruGreen, based in Memphis, Tenn., and Scotts LawnService, formerly part of the Marysville, Ohio, garden products giant Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., are merging, creating a $1.3 billion lawn care company with 2.3 million customers. LM looks back at the history of these two companies, pulling information from our archives. read more

Industry members react to TruGreen, Scotts LawnService merger

December 10, 2015By

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. merging Scotts LawnService with its largest competitor, TruGreen, is no doubt a huge deal—to the tune 2.3 million customers and $1.3 billion in combined revenue—but it wasn’t a huge surprise to some industry observers. And questions remain about how many details will be worked out. “It was pretty clear that Scotts LawnService wasn’t a core activity for... read more

TruGreen, Scotts LawnService to merge

December 10, 2015By
Logos: TruGreen and Scotts Lawncare

The two largest companies in the lawn care segment are now one, following TruGreen and Scotts LawnService’s announcement to enter into a joint venture. Combined, the companies have approximately 2.3 million customers and more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue. The combined business will operate under the TruGreen brand and will be based in Memphis, Tenn., where TruGreen’s headquarters is located.... read more