April 19, 2018

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Food at Webbs at Wychbold garden centre wins Farm Shop & Deli Award -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Garden centres hope for better weather after Easter washout -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Abbots Leigh garden centre café reopens -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Plowmans Garden Centre in West Parley ‘will remain open’ -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Haskins Garden Centres choose charities for the year -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Gardman Service Update -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Garden centres pray for better weather as sales slide -

Monday, April 16, 2018

Garden centre manager stole more than £30,000 from family business -

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Strikes fire: Garden centre to reopen ‘as soon as possible’ -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hayes Garden World increases revenue 110% thanks to temporary structure -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Owner of Plowmans Garden Centre in West Parley goes into administration -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

‘Major damage’ in Stokesley garden centre fire -

Monday, April 9, 2018

Bents raises over £22k for Alzheimer’s Society -

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Notcutts celebrates success at its own annual conference and awards dinner -

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Magical Hydrangeas launched into the UK with The Little Botanical -

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Garden centre gifts £650 worth of plants to the Martlets Hospice -

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

North-east garden centre named one of the best in UK -

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Gold found in stream at Cardwell Garden Centre -

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Christmas department at Haskins Garden Centres now open due to high demand -

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Kemps Plants garden centre expands with five-figure backing from HSBC -

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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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