Tuesday , 23 April 2019
Literacy project nominated as Tong Garden Centre Charity of the Year
New cafe and restaurant for Norton Garden Centre
Wyevale Garden Centres announces changes to Loyalty Scheme
GCR Independent Business Supplement November 2018
Independent Business Supplement
How garden centres can sell walking sticks
Garden Centre Retail speaks with Charlotte Gillan of Classic Canes to find out how to sell walking sticks. What are…
Move over unicorns, the llama is the latest must have accessory
The llama is leading the charge to knock unicorns off the top spot for must have accessories in 2019. It…
40% of parents aren?t confident planting plants with their children
40% of adults aren’t planting plants with their children because they don?t feel confident in their abilities. This is according…
11 reasons you should enter awards
Entering industry awards can often seem like a bit of a faff. But the benefits of entering far outweigh the…
Which Wyevale centres have been sold so far?
So far, 45 garden centres have been moved on by Wyevale Garden Centres. Of these, nine have gone to developers…
Can your caf??s food waste be recycled?
Garden Centre Retail caught up with Louise Murphy, Sales & Logistics Executive at ReFood UK Limited, a food waste management…
What is shared parental leave?
Shared parental leave provides an opportunity for eligible parents to take advantage of additional flexibility in the way they choose…
Zero Hours contracts ? get yours right in 2019
A zero hours contract is a type of contract between an employer and a worker, where the employer is not…
Flexible Working: Is ‘flexism’ holding back businesses in 2019?
It is widely accepted that only 6 per cent of the British public hold a traditional 9 to 5 working…
Advice for running a family business in 2019
The family business makes us a huge chuck of operators in the UK’s garden retail industry. In all honesty, family…
Retail predictions for 2019 from Leonard Design Architects
Leonard Design Architects has released annual predictions for the retail sector in 2019. ? An interesting trend is the debate…
How retailers can use social media to their advantage in 2019
Social media provides retailers with a wealth of information about their consumers that they could never get through traditional media.…
5 Successful retail habits for 2019
There’s a saying in retail that the customer is always right. While this motto is often relevant for retailers, letting…
Content marketing: the next big thing in online marketing
The next big thing in online marketing is content marketing. Sharing knowledge helps to gain better Google rankings and attracts…
Gardening for Self-care and Personal Growth
Hobbies are generally any interest you have, outside of work, that you can get a sense of development and achievement…
What can you sell in the outdoor cooking sector?
In April, GCR looked at the options retailers have in the outdoor cooking category. Those in the know are predicting…
What you Need to Know about Log Cabins for the Garden
Log cabins are increasingly common in people?s gardens and for a number of understandable reasons. Here?s what you need to…
Getting your coffee offering right
I worked on a coffee shop magazine once upon a time. There is one thing that struck me when I…
Are you engaging your garden centre employees?
Working in a garden centre, as in any other retail service, has its share of ups and downs. ? In…
GCR visits Durston Garden Products
Garden Centre Retail visited Somerset to meet Dan Durston of Durston Garden Products. We spoke about the vast history of…
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