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The Klondyke Group announce appointment of catering director -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Brackenburn creates renewable biofuel to burn in the home -

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Garden centre donates materials to Care Farm students -

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Best outdoor lifestyle retailer in the UK gong awarded to Gordale Garden Centre -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Stewarts Garden Centre customers thanked for £20,711 fundraising appeal total -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Plant expert to visit Perrywood Garden Centre for talks and orchid clinics -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Two added to Highfield Garden World planteria team -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Discount retailer boosts garden centre stock with Peterborough acquisition -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Residents express their shock and sadness at news Reigate Garden Centre is to close -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Grange Fencing introduces new consumer-facing brochure -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wyevale Garden Centres celebrates £1.7m fundraising success for Marie Curie -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New owner for Peterborough’s The Barn garden centre -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Reigate Garden Centre will close by October so hundreds of new homes can be built -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Deans garden centres’ fundraising helps keep air ambulance flying high -

Monday, February 12, 2018

Sycamore Park Garden Centre boss gives update on future -

Monday, February 12, 2018

Beech’s Fine Chocolates re-launches Easter egg range -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Spring Puppy focus from JAMES WELLBELOVED® -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

94% of retail businesses missing out on tax exempt gifts that boost staff productivity and morale -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wildlife World celebrates 20 years in business -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Be ‘Lawn Ready’ for spring -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Garden Centre Retail – May 2014 issue

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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 May trends.

■ View From The Top: In our third big interview, we talk to Dennis Espley of Squire’s Garden Centres. Dennis shares his knowledge of the industry as well as tells the story of how he came into the industry. He also tells us of the history behind Squire’s, and where it all began.

■ Store Design: Paul Pleydell, in the third instalment of his series, discusses the importance of customer flow and how directing the customer can maximise profit.

■ Plant Focus: Lucy Summers, garden designer and plant lover, shares some of her favourite country plants that complement an English country garden.

■ Catering Q&A: Garden Centre Retail looks at five different garden centres, who tell us about the importance of catering, and tell us what their cafés and restaurants mean to their business.

 Product Lines: A selection of product news and latest kit features that look at garden buildings, garden furniture, and pots and planters. In this month’s Trading With feature, Garden Centre Retail speaks to Mike Brown of Liquid Lever Irrigation Ltd.

■ Jobs: A collection of vacancies from across the garden retail industry.

■ Staff Room: A selection of little interviews, a calendar of ‘what’s on’, and Alex’s blog all feature in our Staff Room section.

To view the latest issue digitally click HERE

 

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