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Christmas slows but total sales grow
Royal Canin to launch new Sensory feline wet range
Garden centre sales level out but still ahead of 2019 says HTA
LifestyleGarden joins fight against plastic pollution and world poverty
OASE wins two new product awards at AQUA 2021
Honeyfield's unveils 'industry first' bird food eco-packaging at PATS Telford
Poinsettia growers predict best-ever Christmas sales
New-look café bar and food hall for Squire’s Wokingham
Alan Roper wins Director of the Year Award
Tickets selling fast for Cherry Lane’s festive events 
Time to get potting says elho
Keter expands popular shed range to offer more selling options to retailers
British Garden Centres to sponsor Illumination Street for second year
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Christmas slows but total sales grow

Garden centre sales stayed ahead of 2020 levels for the second consecutive week, during the second week of October, however the GTN Bestsellers Top 50 Christmas Products Index was down by 18% on the same week for both 2019 and 2020... 

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Royal Canin to launch new Sensory feline wet range
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Royal Canin Sensory feeds cats’ senses

 

Royal Canin is introducing a new a feline wet range - Sensory - with three new sensorial stimulations of Smell, Taste and Feel developed to excite cats’ senses. The new range will launch throughout August and September...

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Garden centre sales level out but still ahead of 2019 says HTA

Garden centre sales have begun to level out after the gardening boom of 2020 but remain high when compared to 2019, says the HTA in its latest Market Update...

 

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LifestyleGarden joins fight against plastic pollution and world poverty

Sustainable furniture manufacturer LifestyleGarden has teamed up with the Plastic Bank organisation in its campaign to clear the world’s waterways of plastic waste and improve lives of impoverished communities....

 

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OASE wins two new product awards at AQUA 2021

Aquariums and fish keeping sundries supplier OASE picked up two new product awards at the recent AQUA 2021 exhibition...

 

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Honeyfield's unveils 'industry first' bird food eco-packaging at PATS Telford

WHM Pet Group says its new eco-packaging design for the Honeyfield’s wild bird care range is an industry first...

 

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Poinsettia growers predict best-ever Christmas sales

Poinsettia growers are gearing-up for what could be their busiest season ever. Soaring interest in indoor plants, driven by social media and the fashion for filling homes with greenery, is driving the market for more natural festive décor, according to Stars for Europe, which represents leading European poinsettia breeders and champions the poinsettia – an established festive favourite – across 22 European countries...

 

 

 

 

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New-look café bar and food hall for Squire’s Wokingham

Squire’s Garden Centre at Wokingham is to open a new look café bar and enhanced food hal, including a butcher and bakery, in November...

 

 

Above: : artist’s impression of the new café bar (left) and food hall (right) at Squire’s Wokingham

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Alan Roper wins Director of the Year Award

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Guernsey has announced that Alan Roper, Managing Director at Blue Diamond Group is the winner of this year’s IoD Director of the Year Awards...

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Tickets selling fast for Cherry Lane’s festive events 

Value garden centre chain Cherry Lane says its schedule of festive events is already booking up fast...

 

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Time to get potting says elho

With the autumn potting season under way, sustainable plant pot manufacturer elho has a variety of pots made from recycled materials, for indoors and outdoors...

 

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Keter expands popular shed range to offer more selling options to retailers

 

 

 

One of Keter’s best-selling shed ranges is being expanded to give more buying options for consumers wanting durable and hassle-free storage in the garden...

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British Garden Centres to sponsor Illumination Street for second year

British Garden Centres group has taken exclusive sponsorship of the national Christmas campaign Illumination Street for a second year...

 

 

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Glee-full time at the NEC - 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.
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