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Concessions: a great opportunity to expand your appeal

Garden Centre Retail talks to Emma Conroy, Head of  Concessions at Wyevale Garden Centres, about how concession retailing can complement…

The benefits of an online presence

Ian Phillips -owner of Letsgoplanting – discusses the benefits of an online presence. Many company owners and managers believe that…

Doug Stewart: 10 ways to boost sales in the planteria

  Garden Centre Consultant Doug Stewart shares ten ways to add inspiration to the heart of every garden centre –…

Click & collect: you’re missing a trick if you don’t

  Liz Dobbs – researcher, editor, writer and author on all things garden and plant related – discusses how to…

Keith Bateman: The value of EPoS for smaller independents

Keith Bateman discusses the value of EPoS for the smaller independent garden centres. For smaller independents, retail management is often done…

Family business: The effect of emotions on decision making

Dr Nicola Davies – psychologist and writer – takes a look at decision making within family-run garden centres where emotions…

Edwin Meijer – get started with your web shop

Edwin Meijer founder of Garden Connect – the provider of online marketing services to over 150 garden centres since 2002…

Creating the feel-good factor in your garden centre’s restaurant

Catering can play a major role in boosting your garden centre’s appeal and turnover. Thermoflor has discussed this matter with…

Are you selling and displaying your seeds properly?

Liz Dobbs – a researcher, editor, writer and author on all things garden and plant related – talks to Garden Centre Retail…

The Future for EPoS: Keith Bateman

Keith Bateman from Davidson Richards talks to Garden Centre Retail about the future for EpoS. We live in unprecedented times…

Catering: Fail to plan; plan to fail

Vision Commercial Kitchens talk to Garden Centre Retail about what businesses will need to initially consider when thinking about adding…

Making the most of space

Commercial director of AIS, David Standing explains how to make the most of the space in your garden centre. Earlier…

Grow your garden centre with the right technological mix

Technology expert Tina Patel explains how to achieve the right mix of technology to create success. With this time of…

Let them eat cake: how to increase footfall to your coffee shop

Garden centre and catering consultant Doug Stewart shares ten ways to boost off-peak footfall to your coffee shop. What if you…

Industry comes together for new water conservation course

Amenity horticulture organisations and the water supply industry have come together to create a new course in water conservation. The innovative…

STV pledges another £1,000 to Greenfingers appeal

STV has pledged a further £1,000 of fund-raising support to the Greenfingers ‘Rosy Cheeks’ Appeal – or a £1 donation…

World record holder to speak at GCA conference

A Guinness World Records™ holder who is an expert in memory and personal development will be speaking at the Garden Centre…

Skylark Garden Centre plant over 60,000 poppies

Children from Thomas Eaton School, Wimblington, Cambridgeshire, dug in to help nearby Skylark Garden Centre plant over 60,000 poppies in…

Sun shines on Millbrooks solar panels

A GARDEN centre in Kent has recently been able to reap the benefits of installing solar panels on its roof.…

Carol Paris appointed on full time basis

Carol Paris has been appointed as full time permanent HTA Chief Executive with immediate effect. Commenting on this HTA President…
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