Wednesday , 21 August 2019
Wyevale announces the sale of Bournville Garden Centre
Tong Garden Centre installs new play centre, creating 39 jobs
Haskins sees two members in the Rising Stars top 10
GCR Independent Business Supplement November 2018
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‘Brexit worries’ cause nervous Brits to prepare for Christmas early
A Christmas Tree business has reported a 112% increase in sales as nervous Brits stockpile for the Christmas period ahead…
Why garden centres are a good investment
Simon Quinton Smith gives an overview as to why garden centres in the UK are a good investment. Garden centres…
Video: Fordingbridge statement building at Rosebank Garden Centre
One of the newest additions to the Fordingbridge Statement Building portfolio is open and taking the area by storm. Rosebank…
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…
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