In This Issue
Face Masks are back
57 garden centres vie for Christmas Greatness in GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards
Millbrook Garden Centre in South Wales up for sale
Meadow View Stone search for area sales agents
Expanding Pughs seek Plant Department Manager
Fron Goch chooses WinRetail system
Sledges at the ready as weather turns wintry
Natalie runs #themostjumperful fundraiser again
Squire’s launches ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme
Booking now open for GCA Conference
Garden retailers recognised at greeting card awards
British Garden Centres brings cheer to children’s hospices
Panto characters visit garden centre's Christmas displays
New look for Food Hall at Squire’s in Wokingham
Do new business in 15 minutes with Curated Meetings
GTN October 2021 Issue available on-line
Plant Department Manager - South Wales
Area Sales Agents Required
Area Manager South England
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The Real Soil Company appoints new Business Development Manager
Growing Media: continued growth over 2019
Trans-Continental Group appoints new MD
Christmas crosses over to Garden Products
New Head of Supply Chain for Imported Goods at AMES UK
Christmas gets personal again
HTA comments following EFRA committee hearing about tree planting strategy
Veg gifting drives sales
Get paid to test garden centres this Christmas
Coconut feeders on top
The best of last week's
Discount retailer's shelves fully stocked for Christmas
Woodlodge to showcase 700 lines at Harrogate fair
Meet the team helping companies grow, Cultiv8 Marketing
Arboretum named National Retailer of The Year
Elho takes top prize as GIMA Award winners announced
Picture Special of the glitzy GIMA Awards evening
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
Buy your subscription to the GTN Bestsellers printed weekly newsletter
All the latest news from the world of pet products
Bruce’s scoops customer service award
UK pet boom presents sales opportunities
Interpet brings out new Fit & Wild Aquarium Fish Food
Situations Vacant
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Face Masks are back
GTN Xtra Promotion

 

Following the government's announcement over the weekend that Face Masks will be mandatory from today, Global Journey have seen a massive surge in demand...

 

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57 garden centres vie for Christmas Greatness in GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards

GTN's Greatest Awards team of experts are out in force this week and the following two weeks visiting the teams at the 57 Garden Centres nominated in this year's Greatest Christmas Awards...

 

GTN's Greatest Christmas Awards are sponsored by:

 

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Millbrook Garden Centre in South Wales up for sale

Specialist business property advisor Christie & Co has been appointed to bring to the market, Millbrook Garden Centre near Monmouth in South Wales for the first time in 50 years...

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Meadow View Stone search for area sales agents
 

Following a period of unprecedented growth Meadow View Stone are looking to appoint two territory sales agents for the following areas – North Yorkshire & North East, and Scotland.

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Expanding Pughs seek Plant Department Manager

Pugh's Garden Village has an exciting opportunity to work for their award-winning, family-run business that is expanding in the wonderful industry of plants and horticulture...

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Fron Goch chooses WinRetail system
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Corby & Fellas Ltd. has announced that Fron Goch Garden Centre, based in Caernarfon, North Wales, has chosen WinRetail as its EPoS and Retail Management system.

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Sledges at the ready as weather turns wintry
Exclusive GTN Bestsellers Garden Centre Epos data analysis

 

As weather forecasts have their first mentions of the possibility of snow this weekend, garden centres will be dusting down their stocks of sledges and rock salt just as GTN’s team of Greatest Christmas judges start their visits to the 57 garden centres nominated in this year’s much requested Greatest Christmas Awards.

 

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Natalie runs #themostjumperful fundraiser again

 

Natalie PorterSales and Marketing Manager at Porters Fuchsias, is running the #themostjumperful fundraiser campaign again. Boyd Douglas-Davies has agreed to take part and has chosen to fundraise for Greenfingers Charity...

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Squire’s launches ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme

Squire’s Garden Centres has launched its ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme. One or two team members from each of the 16 garden centres have volunteered to be ‘Sustainability Champion’ for their centre...

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Booking now open for GCA Conference

Booking has now opened for the Garden Centre Association’s annual conference, which takes place at the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa in Lancashire from January 23 until 26...

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Garden retailers recognised at greeting card awards

Bernaville Nurseries near Exeter and the Blue Diamond Group picked up honours at The Retas 2021 greeting card retailer awards.

 

Angie Goosen, from the Blue Diamond Group, accepting the Retas Trophy, with Seth Woodmansterne (right).

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British Garden Centres brings cheer to children’s hospices
 

British Garden Centre is donating 50p from every fresh-cut Christmas tree sale towards making Christmas a little better for children cared for at 52 hospices…

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Bruce’s scoops customer service award

Dog day care company Bruce’s secured the Best Customer Service Award at the 2021 Surrey Business Awards, capping off a stellar year for the business...

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UK pet boom presents sales opportunities

A lockdown-driven boom in the UK pet population is creating huge opportunities for retailers that can meet the increasingly exacting needs of a new generation of pet parents...

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Interpet brings out new Fit & Wild Aquarium Fish Food

 

Interpet has unveiled a new balanced, nutritious, every day, fishmeal-free food based on the natural diet of most aquarium fish – insects and small crustaceans...

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Panto characters visit garden centre's Christmas displays

There was mayhem and madness at Perrywood Sudbury recently when panto characters Aladdin and Humphrey the Camel (played by James Hameed and Dale Superville) visited the store's Christmas displays, all of which are inspired by the theatre...

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New look for Food Hall at Squire’s in Wokingham

Squire’s Garden Centre on Heathlands Road in Wokingham has revealed a stunning new look for its Food Hall...

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Do new business in 15 minutes with Curated Meetings

Following its hugely successful beta trial at Autumn Fair in September, Curated Meetings is supercharging new business and scaling up for its official launch at Spring Fair onFebruary 7-8 2022 at NEC Birmingham, offering more space, more meetings, and more sectors...

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GTN October 2021 Issue available on-line

In this Glee Review issue of GTN:

  • Vitax increases range and capacity
  • Remembering Eddie Topping MBE
  • Capturing the essence of Autumn at Chelsea
  • Get Grilling with Traeger
  • Glee 2021 – a special return
  • Glee Buyers Power List
  • Glee New Product Awards
  • Sustainability Award – Southern Trident
  • Glee 2021 Gallery
  • Floral Thursday for Greenfingers Charity
  • GTN Bestsellers Subscription Offer
  • GTN Bestsellers – September garden centre sales analysis and charts
  • Garden Centre Books
  • HTA Column – Tales of the unexpected
  • GIMA Column – The future is looking bright.
Read GTN's October 2021 Issue on-line here
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