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Top 5 plants for boosting mood by RHS Show Garden designer

Alexandra Noble, designer of the RHS Health & Wellbeing Garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, celebrates British Flower Week…

Vitavia celebrates 10th anniversary in 2018

2018 marks the 10th Anniversary for Vitavia Garden Products Ltd and over the last decade Vitavia has become a major…

Romeo Somers explains this year’s Retail Lab @ Glee

The Retail Lab @ Glee will be created in partnership with a panel of industry experts, led by Creative Director,…

Millbrook Garden Centre: The Dog’s Tale

Isn’t the advice never to work with animals or children? Back in September last year, Millbrook Garden Centre at Gravesend…

Is your website GDPR compliant?

Do you want to make sure your website, webshop and e-mail marketing is GDPR compliant? Garden Connect is offering a…

Hayes Garden World increases revenue 110% thanks to temporary structure

Hayes Garden World, located in Ambleside, is the largest Garden Centre in Cumbria, attracting over a million visitors per year. …

From The Archives: Turning browsers into buyers November 15

Martin Newman takes a look at how web optimisation can turn your website browsers into buyers Ask your customers which…

From The Archives: Cash flow issues or unhelpful banks September 2014

There are a number of very simple points to look at when considering cash flow, and whether the problems are…

From The Archives: Why you should invest in an EPoS system May 2017

Garden Centre Retail spoke to commercial manager of Davidson Richards, Jo Bateman, about what EPoS can bring to a garden…

From The Archives: Follow The Money June 2016

Garden centre design and business consultant Paul Pleydell argues that to thrive going forward, garden centres may have to diversify…

From The Archives: How to publicise your event using Twitter July 2017

After putting out a press release, taking out an advert in your local paper, and telling your core customers in…

From The Archives: Tong looking for a brand new start March 2016

Co-owner of Tong Garden Centre Mark Farnsworth talks about how revamping the catering offer has been central to building a…

From The Archives: How to sell weed control December 2015

Simple explanations and cutting down on options is the way to sell weed control, an often confusing product, says Geoff…

From The Archives: How to maximise impulse sales January 2017

Garden Centre Retail asks The Display Centre’s Ali Newton why garden centres should be on the lookout for impulse barriers…

From The Archives: Sowing the seeds of success for home and garden retailers October 2016

A large number of retailers are still hesitant about selling home and garden products online. The challenge often lies in…

From The Archives: If you build it… April 2016

Gary Wilburn of HPW Architecture – whose CV includes Haskins, Blooms and the upcoming Rosebourne near Thruxton – discusses garden…

From The Archives: Benchmarking with the HTA – August 2016

The HTA has launched the new Garden Retail Monitor, promising to help garden retailers improve their business through sales benchmarking…

A look to the future at the Garden Press Event 2018

Garden Centre Retail braved the snowy conditions to visit the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, to take in the…

Catering equipment supplier Nisbets has their say on the wooden boards saga

After a Birmingham restaurant was recently fined £50,000 for the unhygienic serving of food on wooden boards, Nisbets has issued…

Be ‘Lawn Ready’ for spring

We know it feels like it is a long way off, but the days do seem to be getting a…
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