June was a super month for garden centre plant sales, up by 43% on June 2017, and the key driver to overall sales being 14% up for the month.
And all that means we reach the half year with the GTN Bestsellers All Products Sales index sitting at -1.4%. Not quite back to parity year on year as many would have hoped but an incredible recovery from the situation as it was in the middle of April.
With high sales levels from outdoor leisure products, driven by the heatwave, there will be centres going to Solex next week with turnover up year on year. How many other retailers will be in that situation?
GTN Bestsellers Top 50 sales volumes compared to the same week last year (week 26)