Will Easter break sales records at garden centres?
With all this glorious weather, initial feedback from garden centres this week is that we could be heading for a bumper Easter weekend.
Last week’s GTN Bestsellers sales data put overall sales at 15% up to date on 2018 and only 3.4% down on 2017.
With Easter still to be added this year we could be looking at a record breaking first four months of the year for garden centres.
A broadcaster on Radio 2 commented last week that they couldn’t find a parking space in their garden centre on Wednesday, it was rammed. Let’s hope that has been replicated across the country.
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Have a great Easter.
GTN Bestsellers Top 50 sales volumes compared to the same week last year (week 15)
- Garden Products – down 10%
- Growing Media – up 28%
- Wild Bird Care – up 16%
- Veg-2-Gro – up 77%
- All Plants index – up 2%
- All Items index – up 2%
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