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  • Haskins scoops multiple awards at the GCA Conference 2019

    Haskins is celebrating after taking home several awards at the 2019 GCA Conference.
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    Two Haskins centres, Roundstone and Snowhill, were in the top 10 ?Centres of Excellence?. Roundstone ranked fifth and Snowhill ninth in the list.
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    All four Haskins centres were recognised in the top 15 ?Centres of Excellence?. Ferndown ranked 11th and West End ranked 14th
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    Haskins won the ?Worrall Cup? for best marketing campaign. This was for its ?Big Reindeer Giveaway?
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    Haskins scooped first, second and third prize for ?Best Garden Products Retailer? category.
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    Warren Haskins, chairman, became an honorary member of the Garden Centre Association.
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    Lisa Looker, brand director commented: ?We?re thrilled we’re recognised across many categories for all our centres.
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    “The awards are testament to the hard work of the teams at each centre.
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    “We?re particularly pleased to have two centres of excellence, with both Roundstone and Snowhill in the top 10 centres. All four of our centres were included in the top 15!?
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    Lisa added: ?It was a wonderful surprise to take home the marketing award for our reindeer campaign.
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    “During the run up to Christmas we teamed up with a selection of charities and organisations. We provided them with a donation of cuddly toy reindeers.
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    ?We hoped that the reindeers would make a difference to children who found themselves spending Christmas in hospital.
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    “We enjoyed giving back to the community and helping spread festive cheer to those in need.
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    ?We were very pleased that our blogger festive afternoon tea also made the final three for the Worral Cup.?
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    The awards came through the GCA audit process, across a whole number of scoring categories.
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    These include first impressions, facilities, customer services, inspiring displays, great food, product presentation and innovation, social and environmental ethos, and many more.

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