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Trans-Continental Group appoints new MD
Trans-Continental Group, the company behind the well know brands SnowTime and SunTime, has announced the appointment of Sara Murray as the group’s managing director...
Christmas crosses over to Garden Products
Vivid Arts Plant Pals Robin stays at No 1 in the Garden Products chart for the second week...
Christmas gets personal again
History & Heraldry Personalised Christmas Elf tops the GTN Christmas Chart again, leading the way in the overall Christmas sales volumes, and in the personlaised decorations sector...
New Head of Supply Chain for Imported Goods at AMES UK
Steve Seal has recently been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Supply Chain for Imported Goods and will focus on bringing a strong, streamlined plan to all three businesses – Kelkay, La Hacienda and Apta.
Growing Media: continued growth over 2019
Growth Technology Perlite is a GTN Growing Media Chart new entry this week, in at No 50...
HTA comments following EFRA committee hearing about tree planting strategy
The Horticultural Trades Association watched with interest as Defra Minister, Zac Goldsmith MP appeared before the House of Commons EFRA committee as part of their inquiry into the Government’s tree planting strategy...
Veg gifting drives sales
Taylors Herb Planter was the highest re-entry in the Veg-2-Gro chart, back in at No 4...
Coconut feeders on top
Tom Chambers Half Coconutty Mealworm Feeder was the highest chart re-entry last week. Back in at No 10. Marriages Honeyfields Half Coconuts Feeder moves up one place to No 1 again.
Get paid to test garden centres this Christmas
An online gardening platform is looking to hire a team of 10 people from different regions across the UK to be it's ‘Christmas Centre Critics’, visiting garden centres in a £50 per hour job role...
The best of last week's
If you missed last week's GTN Xtra, below are the most-read stories...
Discount retailer's shelves fully stocked for Christmas
Discount retail group QD, which owns Cherry Lane Garden Centres, is promising customers everything they need for a cracking Christmas this year. With shelves already brimming with decorations, lights, food and gifts, the retailer has been working ahead with suppliers for many months to ensure everything is available for the festive season...
Arboretum named National Retailer of The Year
The Arboretum with branches in Leighlinbridge in Co. Carlow and Kilquade in Co. Wicklow has been named National Retailer of the Year in the annual Retail Excellence awards...
Meet the team helping companies grow, Cultiv8 Marketing
Since establishing in 2018, owners of Cultiv8 Marketing, Rob Giles and Alex Giles have been helping companies grow using bespoke marketing packages designed to get the best return from their marketing budgets...
Woodlodge to showcase 700 lines at Harrogate fair
Woodlodge will be exhibiting its Christmas product range at the Harrogate Christmas & Gift Fair in January 2022. It will be the first time the business has attended the event and will be showcasing 700 festive lines on a dedicated Snowlodge stand...
Elho takes top prize as GIMA Award winners announced
Elho won the Sword of Excellence at the GIMA Awards last night with its Green Basics Veggie Wall 80cm. Other winners on a spectacular night of celebration at Celtic Manor in Wales included: Richard Jackson Garden, Stihl, Fallen Fruits, Mr Fothergill's Seeds, Onduline, Wildlife World, The Solar Centre, Woodlodge, Evergreen Garden Care, Dalefoot Compost and Meadow View Stone...
See all the GIMA 2021 winners here
Picture Special of the glitzy GIMA Awards evening
Here’s our picture special from last night’s glitzy GIMA Awards evening hosted by celebrity Vernon Kay. Pictures taken by Steve Burden and Trevor Pfeiffer.
Click here to see gallery of pictures