January 23, 2018

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Garden centres scoop top awards at GCA conference -

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Smart Garden Products is bringing the Three Kings brand to Spring Fair -

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wildlife World returns to Spring Fair in February 2018 -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wyevale Nurseries landscape & amenity sales up by 20% -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Squire’s customers raise over £21,300 for local charities -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Garden centre in Devon wows customers with new cafe offering including ‘free from’ treats -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Catshill garden centre donates trees to Dudley Zoo -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shoulder To Soldier makes plans at the Bents community allotment -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perrywood presents cheques totalling over £14,000 to chosen charities -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

BBC comedian to compere GCA awards dinner -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Paradise Park Garden Centre supports town academy -

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New roads mean workers facing job losses at Willesborough Wyevale garden centre -

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Bonningtons Announces New Website Launch -

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Squire’s in Long Ditton is Garden Centre of the Year -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Donkey Sanctuary thanks Dunbar Garden Centre visitors for their festive support -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Record breaking growth for Farplants’ Christmas offering -

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Notcutts celebrates successful 120th year -

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Tong Garden Centre launches staff reward and recognition scheme -

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dogs met Santa at Squire’s -

Monday, December 18, 2017

Bunnings Warehouse opens its first store in South Yorkshire -

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Garden Centre Retail – October 2014 issue

■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Garden Centre Retail reports from Four Oaks Trade Show which took place in late September ■ FutureLines: A brand new event for the garden retail industry, coming to you in spring 2015. ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what’s going on this year. ■ Business Tips:  Andrew Sanders offers advice on the option of biomass heating; Jeremy Davies interviews a potential shoplifter to provide an insight into the thief’s mind-set; are you selling and displaying your seeds properly, asks Liz Dobbs; and…

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Garden Centre Retail – September 2014 issue

Welcome to the September issue of Garden Centre Retail… To view the latest issue digitally click HERE ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: A Review of the International Garden Centre Congress 2013, which took delegates to Ireland. ■ FutureLines: A brand new event for the garden retail industry, coming to you in spring 2015. ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what’s going on this year. ■ Business Tips: Simon Quinton Smith helps out with cash flow issues, John McFarland explains the benefits of homemade, Keith Bateman explains the importance of maximising…

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Garden Centre Retail – August 2014 issue

Welcome to the August issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Garden Centre Retail took a trip to the SOLEX at the NEC in Birmingham ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what’s going on this year. ■ Business Tips: Ian Boardman talks about the value of business appraisals, Liz Dobbs on the merits of rose certification, and Edwin Meijer on how a little help from Google can go a long way. ■ Opinions: Jane Perrone talks about how garden centres can target the niche…

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Garden Centre Retail – July 2014 issue

Welcome to the July issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Garden Centre Retail took a trip to the HTA National Plant Show ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what they have planned for 2014. ■ Business Tips: Simon Quinton Smith talks about rating assessments, Ian Boardman discusses developing and moving forward, and Jeremy Davies is back with the importance of putting security on your agenda. ■ Opinions: Jane Perrone talks about the beauty of wildlife in the garden, and Kevin Waters shares…

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Garden Centre Retail – June 2014 issue

Welcome to the June issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Newspan and Goater Jones talk about the Blue Diamond development at Redfields ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what they have planned for 2014. ■ Business Tips: Guy Moreton discusses the interview process, David Standing asks whether your staff and customers are happy and our new contributor Ian Boardman tells us that it’s all about standards in the GCA annual inspections. ■ Opinions: Jane Perrone talks about the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, our…

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Garden Centre Retail – May 2014 issue

Welcome to the May issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Notcutts Redevelopment: Tunbridge Wells ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what they have planned for 2014. ■ Business Tips: Guy Moreton discusses recruiting the right staff, Keith Bateman of Davidson Richards muses on the future of EPoS, David Standing talks about knowing your customer, and Simon Quinton Smith discusses opportunities in this resurgent market. ■ Opinions: Kevin Waters identifies the reasons why customers buy from us and Jane Perrone talks indoor plants and…

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Garden Centre Retail – April 2014 issue

Welcome to the April issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: Stagecraft’s factory opening ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share more of their thoughts on what they have planned for 2014. ■ Business Tips: Guy Moreton discusses recruiting the right staff, Keith Bateman of Davidson Richards advises on what to consider when reviewing EPoS solutions, David Standing talks about changing the customer demographic, and Jeremy Davies shares tips on preventing customer theft. ■ Opinions: Jane Perrone, gardening expert and author talks about April’s trends in the world of…

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Garden Centre Retail – March 2014 issue

Welcome to the March issue of Garden Centre Retail… ■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry ■ News Extra: The GCA Annual Conference ■ News Extra: HTA Catering Conference ■ Association News: The Garden Centre Association and Horticultural Trades Association share their thoughts on what they have planned for 2014. ■ Business Tips: Guy Moreton discusses recruiting the right staff, Simon Quinton Smith of Quinton Edwards talks about the state of the garden centre property market, Keith Bateman of Davidson Richards advises on the benefits of EPoS, and Jeremy Davies warns against the dangers of garden centre theft. ■ Opinions:…

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