Garden Centre Retail – May 2015 issue

Garden Centre Retail – May 2015 issue

News centre: A roundup of the latest news in the industry

Association news: The HTA announces Valentine Warner as the keynote speaker at its catering conference; GCA figures show increasing popularity in non-traditional selling categories.

Made in Chelsea: Liz Dobbs on how to take advantage of the Chelsea Flower Show buzz

The kids are alright: Jane Perrone discusses how to turn your garden centre into a destination for those with children

Terrific tweets: Doug Stewart suggests 10 ways to boost sales using Twitter

Getting the knowledge: GCA chief executive Iain Wylie discusses the organisation’s innovative online learning tool, and why customer service is only going to become more important

The customer journey: Mike Still on the importance of intuitive garden centre design in maximizing potential footfall

Let’s hear it from: General manger of Haskins Roundstone Nick Joad talks about life at the company’s largest garden centre

Food for thought: Carr Farm Garden Centre in the Wirral has transformed its business via a new state-of-the-art catering offer

Plant focus: Lucy Summers discusses how to differentiate your plant offering in order to turn your garden centre into a ‘love brand’

Product news: Suppliers update us on all the latest happenings

How to sell: Geoff Hodge looks at candles and diffusers

Candles: A selection of the latest candle products

Outdoor buildings: Helping your customers find a home from home in their garden

Outdoor accessories: A round-up of the latest outdoor garden accessories

Latest products: All the leading products for the garden centre industry

Trading with: Garden Centre Retail speaks to Eden Greenhouses

Mollie on the shop floor: This month GCR assistant editor Mollie Bennett gets a taste of at Squires garden centre in Washington, West Sussex

Staff room: We shine a light on six industry personalities

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