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Flexible Working: Is ‘flexism’ holding back businesses in 2019?

It is widely accepted that only 6 per cent of the British public hold a traditional 9 to 5 working…

Notcutts Garden Pride in Ditchling undergoes revamp

Work is underway on refurbishment at Notcutts Garden Pride Garden Centre in Ditchling. Due for completion this summer, the garden…

Contractors appointed for Tong Garden Centre’s £4 million development

Contractors have started on the first phase of a £4 million project to develop Tong Garden Centre.   Leeds based…

Advice for running a family business in 2019

The family business makes us a huge chuck of operators in the UK’s garden retail industry. In all honesty, family…

Retail predictions for 2019 from Leonard Design Architects

Leonard Design Architects has released annual predictions for the retail sector in 2019.   An interesting trend is the debate…

Developers want to build homes on Leicestershire garden centre site

A garden centre and nursery and shops is in line for replacement with nearly 50 homes.   Developers Cameron Homes…

How retailers can use social media to their advantage in 2019

Social media provides retailers with a wealth of information about their consumers that they could never get through traditional media.…

Haddenham Garden Centre expansion creates new jobs

Haddenham Garden Centre in Aylesbury has created new jobs after it secured vital funding for its expansion plans.   The…

5 Successful retail habits for 2019

There’s a saying in retail that the customer is always right. While this motto is often relevant for retailers, letting…

Application submitted for 39 homes on former Squires Garden Centre site

An application for 39 homes on the former Squires Garden Centre site has been submitted.   The centre, in Maidenhead…

Garden centre work helps people with disabilities to blossom

Finding a foothold in the world of gainful employment is a difficult endeavour for many. But for those with learning…

Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill unveils plans for redevelopment

The Haskins Garden Centre in Crawley has announced plans for redevelopment. This will see a revamped centre, due to open…

Wyevale Nurseries’ new retail plants for 2019

Wyevale nurseries has put together a selection of new plants this month to follow the predicted trends.   Wyevale Nurseries…

Content marketing: the next big thing in online marketing

The next big thing in online marketing is content marketing. Sharing knowledge helps to gain better Google rankings and attracts…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of two garden centres

Wyevale Garden Centres (“WGC”), the UK’s biggest garden centre operator, today announces the sale of two centres. Wellingborough has been…

Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of five garden centres

Wyevale Garden Centres (“WGC”), the UK’s biggest garden centre operator, today announces the sale of five centres. A portfolio of…

Black Friday in the garden centre

Garden Connect offer their thoughts on Black Friday, a time of year that garden centres can take full advantage of…

Notcutts sees profits drop as it targets footfall and market share

Notcutts profits have halved after unfavourable exchange rates and increased costs in 2017.   Notcutts, based at Woodbridge, recorded a…

KSPL Holding takes over Thermoflor Construct BV

KSPL Holding, the parent company of, among others, the companies and brands Deforche, Deforche Construct and Forzon has reached agreement…

Multiple Chelsea gold-medal winner opens new garden centre

An award-winning designer has returned to his roots and taken over an abandoned garden centre where he had his first…
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