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Fosseway Garden Centre extension passed despite objections -

Friday, April 20, 2018

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

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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