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Breaking News: Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of Wellingborough and Wolds View
Wyevale sells Enfield…who will be next? Now we have the answer
Get smart in your café with Taylor Made Designs
Ransomware attack at Blue Diamond - Customer data not affected
GCA reveals Christmas competition winners
Prongcroft brings fresh approach to garden care
‘Christmas’ compensates for poor Black Friday week
Peckish encourages 11.5 million people to Love Every Bird
Castle Gardens wins national Christmas Competition
Tong lights up Christmas with award-winning displays
Greenfingers to have show garden at Chelsea 2019
Bringing 'Smart' labels to the industry
Trade associations join forces to stage post-Brexit event
Communications award win for commercial nursery
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All change for garden product sales
Bark and mulch provide highlights for garden media
Popular Christmas hanging decorations top of the tree
Trees and shrubs give light to Black Friday
New scholarship for ‘green’ student horticulturists
GIMA Knowledge Exchange Workshop ‘Key Account Management’
Theme Plantarium 2019: “Green Fits All”
Kent & Stowe sell the sizzle
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Who are the latest businesses to take on former Wyevale centres?
Thetford centre in fake banknotes scam
Can Hansa Animatronic Reindeers save Christmas?
Four weeks to make or break the year
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Trees and shrubs give light to Black Friday

Trees and winter shrubs were the new movers in the GTN Bestsellers Plants chart last week. There were a record 16 new/re-entries in the Top 50 as total plant sales dropped by over 30% during Black Friday week.


Winter bedding Pansy and Primula sales plummeted by 60%.  Is that a blip or a trend?

Highlights of the week were:

  • Ajuga were the highest placed re-entry, back in at No 15.
  • Prunus trees were the highest chart climber, up 27 places to No 20
  • Malus trees debuted in the Top 50 at No 32.
  • All Plants volume sales change: Week on week DOWN 31.5%.  Year to date UP 7.6% on 2017

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