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Rosebourne Aldermaston opens on Saturday 6 October

Rosebourne Aldermaston will showcase quality local produce in its restaurant.   This will sit alongside a wide range of plants,…

VIDEO: How garden centres can use TripAdvisor to benefit business

GCR catches up with Hayley Coleman, UK media relations manager at review site TripAdvisor. We spoke about how businesses can…

Thieves take charity tins at Loch Lomond Homes and Gardens Centre

Thieves have broken into a Loch Lomond Homes and Gardens Centre and stolen children’s charity tins.   The criminals smashed…

Kent & Stowe launches Christmas gift range at Glee 2018

Glee 2018 will see the launch of the Kent & Stowe Gift and Christmas range. Stock available for September delivery.…

Swan Retail adds Standout to increase omnichannel operation

Swan Retail Ltd, has expanded their service offering to retailers through the acquisition of Creative Marketing Ltd.   Trading as…

Millbrook Garden Centre’s restaurant now completed by MSC

Work is complete on a £2.5 million Kent-mill style restaurant at Millbrook Garden Centre .   The two-storey high 280-seat…

New technologies are driving the future of retail

New technologies are now considered the key investment priorities within the retail sector. This has overtaken factors such as skill…

Shrinkage: What can a garden centre do to mitigate it?

GCR talks to Jeremy Davies, managing director of GCS (GB) Ltd, about the hidden costs of shrinkage to garden centres.…

Parkhill Garden Centre goes head-to-head with boxer for premises

Parkhill Garden Centre in Aberdeen is facing off against a boxing champion over plans to buy out a burned-down school.…

Stewarts Garden Centre in Dorset gains environment award

Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre has received the Environmental Opportunities Award from the GCA.   The award recognises the improvements made…

The Royal British Legion and Wyevale Garden Centres partner

Wyevale Garden Centres is partnering with The Royal British Legion, by joining their ‘Thank you’ campaign. This is to mark…

The Garden Centre Retail August/September is available to read online

The August/September issue of Garden Centre Retail is now online and ready to read.   The issue is full of…

Summerhill Garden Centre to expand car park for better experience

Summerhill Garden Centre, in Billericay, will be increasing the number of car parking spaces from 300 to 450.   It…

Plastic use within the Garden Retail trade: Can we do anything about it?

Back in February 2018, Garden Centre Retail published an article on the use of plastic in the garden centre trade.…

Zest 4 Leisure sees a return for Glee to showcase range of timber products

Zest 4 Leisure,is returning to Glee for the sixth year in a row with a new range of garden products. Building…

Woodlodge to launch new lightweight Magma collection at Glee 2018

A red-hot product will be hitting the aisles of Glee this year as Woodlodge makes the brand-new Magma collection an  addition to…

Garden Centre marketing 101: Getting your marketing plan right

Getting your garden centre marketing right is imperative to growing your business. It creates intrigue, understanding and customers. Paula Parker…

Tong Garden Centre in Bradford walking to raise money for local children’s cancer charity

Staff at Tong Garden Centre are preparing for a 14 mile walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of…

Peckish to show growth at this year’s Glee event

Peckish has become the fastest growing brand within the bird care market, with 45% brand growth year-on-year*.   A key…

Haskins tops multiple categories at the GCA South Thames regional awards

Haskins is celebrating after taking home several prestigious awards at 2018’s GCA South Thames awards.   Lisa Looker, brand director…
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