Backyard Butler Receives Retailers' Choice Award at the 2013 National Hardware Show

Made in the U.S.A. Drink Holder Is the Perfect Companion for Any Outdoor Activity

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) -  Outdoors Unlimited, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Backyard Butler® drink holder received a Retailers' Choice Award at the 2013 National Hardware Show®, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from May 7 - 9. 

The Backyard Butler is the perfect companion for any outdoor activity. Made in the U.S.A. of heavy-duty steel and powder coated in a variety of colors, the Backyard Butler comes with a lifetime warranty and will not rust. It can also be used on a variety of surfaces and holds most bottles, cans, cups, glasses, and Koozies. The Backyard Butler is offered in a spiked version for the ground as well as a version with a round base for use on hard surfaces such as concrete or decks. 

"Users like the convenience and versatility of the Backyard Butler," said Jeff Grady, founder of Outdoors Unlimited. "Not only do they keep your drinks off the ground and easy to reach, they are heavy-duty, portable and great for entertaining, camping and tailgating." 

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) recognized 36 products during the Retailers' Choice Awards Ceremony at the National Hardware Show. These products, which were specifically chosen by retailers as they scoured the show floor, are considered the most innovative products out on the market today.

"Home improvement retailers and consumers love new products, and the Retailers' Choice Awards program recognizes those selected by a panel of retailers they feel are unique, interesting and hold a great promise for sales in their stores," says Dan Tratensek, NRHA's vice president of publishing and publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine.

The National Hardware Show is the leading trade show for the $343 billion U.S. home aftermarket industry and attracts a worldwide audience of more than 27,000 industry professionals annually. More information on the National Hardware Show can be found at

About Outdoors Unlimited 
Outdoors Unlimited has been providing innovative products to its customers for over 70 years. If you're looking for the latest trends in outdoor heating, lighting, RVing or entertainment, Outdoors Unlimited has the answers. Outdoors Unlimited's customer service is second to none and also handles everything from repairs and returns to warranty work. More information on Outdoors Unlimited and the Backyard Butler can be found at or by calling (630)444-0515. 

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The Backyard Butler by Outdoors Unlimited is the perfect companion for any outdoor activity.