■ News Centre: A round-up of news from the industry
■ 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: Edwin Mejier on in-store smartphone usage, Simon Quinton Smith explains the Bank of England economy report, Liz Dobbs looks at the benefits of stocking fruit, Dennis Reid offers advice on improving sales and Keith Bateman on EPoS for small businesses.
■ Opinions: Kevin Waters discusses how to integrate a culture into your brand and maximise the benefits it can bring
■ View From The Top: This month Garden Centre Retail spoke to Mike Lind of Monkton Elm, to give us an insight into the past, present and future of the West Country based garden centre.
■ Store Design: Paul Playdell advises on how to give each customer a memorable experience when visiting your garden centre.
■ Plant Focus: Lucy Summers talks about how winter plants can still provide colour and interest
■ Product News: A roundup of products from this month in the industry
■ What to see: Harrogate Christmas Show: A taste of what’s on offer at the show in January
■ Category Review:Geoff Hodge looks at garden buildings
■ Artificial grass: A selection of the leading artificial grass products
■ How to keep and develop your staff: Martin Gibbons explains how to keep and develop your staff
■ Recruiting with: Jacqui Sheard, Webbs Garden Centre
■ Staff room: Three little interviews from industry personalities
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