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Majority of businesses struggled with supply chain disruption

Majority of businesses struggled with supply chain disruption

COVID-19 caught most organisations by surprise, with 72% of UK businesses reporting that they have struggled to recover from supply…
HTA calls on Government to delay implementation of plant health regulations

HTA calls on Government to delay implementation of plant health regulations

The trades association for horticulture has called on government to delay the introduction of plant health inspections, highlighting a raft…
Retail sector needs clarity over ESOS fines during pandemic, says Advantage Utilities

Retail sector needs clarity over ESOS fines during pandemic, says Advantage Utilities

Advantage Utilities, a business energy and commercial utilities consultancy, is calling upon the Environment Agency (EA) to clarify its intended…
British company launches product range that reduces the spread of viruses by touch

British company launches product range that reduces the spread of viruses by touch

London based Veraco has designed and manufactured a range of Antimicrobial adhesive pads and wraps to be used on frequently…
Tong Garden Centre wins Outstanding Employer award

Tong Garden Centre wins Outstanding Employer award

A Bradford garden centre has won the Outstanding Employer award at the 15th annual Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business awards.…
EKJU launches new website

EKJU launches new website

Garden furniture specialist EKJU has launched a new website to provide customers with in depth and up-to-date product information. Based…
bio-bean certifies as a B Corporation

bio-bean certifies as a B Corporation

Cambridge-based coffee recycling company bio-bean Limited has announced its certification as a B Corporation. It joins a growing group of…
Simpsons Garden Centre expands into north-east with acquisition

Simpsons Garden Centre expands into north-east with acquisition

Inverness based Simpsons Garden Centre has acquired an Aberdeenshire garden centre for an undisclosed sum. Happy Plant, based in Mintlaw,…
HTA launches new training development programmes

HTA launches new training development programmes

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has launched two new development programmes for 2021, which will support business development as well…
Online sales accelerate again

Online sales accelerate again

Just as the growth rate began to normalise throughout September and the beginning of October, online retail sales have spiked…
Dobbies launches series of Christmas podcasts

Dobbies launches series of Christmas podcasts

As Christmas approaches, Dobbies has released the first of three festive themed podcasts. Sharing advice on everything from festive decorations…
Green Protect announces pre-launch of new eco-friendly Slug & Snail Barrier Pellets

Green Protect announces pre-launch of new eco-friendly Slug & Snail Barrier Pellets

Pelsis Group brand, Green Protect has pre-launched a new eco-friendly solution to slug and snail control ahead of the 2021…
Tong Garden Centre keeps it local for new uniform

Tong Garden Centre keeps it local for new uniform

A Bradford garden centre has reinforced its ethos of supporting local businesses wherever possible by sourcing its new uniform from…
Retail to hit net zero by 2040

Retail to hit net zero by 2040

Today, 63 leading retailers have come together to support the BRC Climate Action Roadmap which aims to bring the retail…
Anatomy of a Product: Dura Deck® Tile Resist

Anatomy of a Product: Dura Deck® Tile Resist

Product Dura Deck® Tile ResistManufacturer Dura CompositesLaunch date May 2020RRP £65.28 (exc. VAT) If you’re looking for a cost-effective, contemporary…
Dobbies unveils Christmas advertising campaign for 2020

Dobbies unveils Christmas advertising campaign for 2020

Dobbies unveils its brand-new Christmas advertising campaign today. The Joy of Dobbies brings to life the magical experience of a…
Dobbies research shows Christmas 2020 more meaningful to almost half of 25-34 year olds

Dobbies research shows Christmas 2020 more meaningful to almost half of 25-34 year olds

The build up to Christmas is underway with Brits making plans to bring joy to the 2020 festive season. New…
HTA reacts to regulations on second lockdown in England

HTA reacts to regulations on second lockdown in England

As a second UK lockdown begins, the HTA has issued a response to the new regulations, which allow garden centres…
Hyve Group announce changes to their 2021 show calendar

Hyve Group announce changes to their 2021 show calendar

Hyve Group, the organiser of Spring Fair, the UK’s leading destination for home and gift retail, together with the co-located…
Going paperless in a post-pandemic economy

Going paperless in a post-pandemic economy

With the nation embracing gardening during the COVID-19 lockdown, Chris Fisher, UK operations director at ECI, looks at how retailers…
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