Glee Buyers Power List 2017: the shortlist

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The Glee Buyers Power List has been set-up to recognise the individual buyers and buying teams who have gone above and beyond to make a difference within the garden retail industry this year. Voting has been open since early summer, with nominations flooding in from all corners of the market. Now, details of those shortlisted having now been confirmed.

Formed of the top nominations in each of the five categories, the shortlist is representative of the leading 25+ buyers and buying teams from retailers across the country. The shortlist is now open to the industry to cast their vote for their top buyers or teams in each category. These votes will then be counted, with the buyer or team with the most votes being crowned as individual category winners during a special Buyers Power List ceremony taking place on Tuesday 12?September at Glee 2017. A ?winner of winners? will also be announced at the same ceremony.

Voting for the top buyer or teams featured in the Glee Buyers Power List shortlist closes on August 25. Casting your vote couldn?t be easier. Simply log onto to make your vote matter. Voting is open to everyone in the industry.

The Shortlist

Best Independent Garden Centre

Almondsbury Garden Centre

Ayletts Nursery

Barton Grange Garden Centre

Baytree Garden Centre

Bents Garden Centre

Frosts Garden Centre

Haskins Garden Centre

Jackdale Garden Centre

Longacres Garden Centre

Mackenzie & Cruickshank

Perrywood Garden Centre & Nurseries

Poplars Garden Centre

Raemoir Garden Centre

Scotsdale Garden Centre

St Peters Garden Centre

Woodside Garden Centre


Best Multiple Garden Centre

Blue Diamond

Caulders Garden Centres

Klondyke Garden Centres


Squire?s Gsarden Centres


Best DIY / Builder Merchant Buying Team



Home Hardware

Jewson Landscaping

Stax Trade Centres



Best Online Buyer/ Buying Team





Nutleys Kitchen Gardens


Seeds by Post




Best ?Other? Garden Retailer Buyer Team

Choice Marketing

Future Marketing Group

John Lewis

Snape Maltings


Talking about the Buyers Power List, Glee?s Event director, Matthew Mein said: ?The Buyers Power List has fast become an integral part of Glee, and the results of this year?s awards are already highly anticipated. The shortlist showcases the hard work and commitment that each retail buyer or team has undertaken in the last 12 months, and we?re so pleased to be able to provide a platform on which this dedication can be celebrated and rewarded. I look forward to revealing the winners at Glee 2017.?

Find out more

Glee is the UK?s leading garden retail show, focusing on building year-round profits within core product categories including Garden Care, Outdoor Entertaining, Landscaping and Garden Design, Pet, Home, Gift and Clothing, and Plants. Each year the show attracts thousands of buyers from top retailers, such as leading UK garden centres, builders? merchants, multiple retailers, and DIY stores. To keep up-to-date on all the latest news log onto or call 020 3033 2160 to find out about exhibiting.

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