Choosing giftware for your garden centre

Garden centres have become destinations in their own right. With this in mind, here are three tips for selecting giftware for your loved ones that you may not have considered. Read more

New website helps retailers with The Ecommerce Explosion

Online sales have been slowly but steadily growing ever since the first transaction in 1994 by a student who sold a CD of Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales album to a friend in Philadelphia. The friend used his credit card to pay the $12.48, plus shipping costs in a transaction that, for the first time ever, was protected by encryption technology. Read more

Gardenex advice on our transition from the EU

Brexit -  What are the concerns if there is a free trade deal?... What are the concerns if we revert to World Trade rules?... The key messages for UK exporters are explained by Gardenex. Read more

5 tips for improving your garden retail site’s Google ranking

In an increasingly digital world, it’s more important than ever for garden retailers to devote time and attention to their online presence. Read more

Garden Connect helps you to sell more plants

Garden centres and nurseries (both retail and wholesale) are always searching for the best way to sell plants. Garden Connect is exhibiting at the HTA National Plant Show to help wholesale nurseries and garden retailers to sell more plants. Read more

How to increase your sales

It's human nature to want to grow your farm shop and increase sales but we can quite often be left feeling at a loss on how to achieve this. There are several low cost and effective ways that your farm shop business can increase average basket spend... Read more

Ensure you are registered for business rates relief

Malcolm Scott Consultants have issued a reminder to retail, leisure and hospitality operators to update themselves on the various rates relief policies in place across the UK as they attempt to recoup some of the losses resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Andrew Burton

Peat, better the devil you know? Or the one you don’t?

Dejex Supplies, a wholesaler to commercial horticulture explores the arguments for and against peat and its alternatives. Read more

Figure 1. Peatland distribution within Northern Europe (European Commission)

Visual merchandising at Christmas

With Christmas already making an appearance in retail outlets, now is the time to really think about how to attract customers into your store over the festive period.  Read more

Guide to Workplace Safety

I’m working with RS Components to share an in-depth online resource they created to help raise more awareness about health and safety in our workplaces. Read more

PR – a necessity or nice to have?

Why not give us a call to find out more. No obligation. But give PR a chance. Your business’ reputation deserves it. Read more

Marc Rosenberg, Cassie King, Kimberley Hornby and Robbie Cummings.

Content marketing: the next big thing in online marketing

The next big thing in online marketing is content marketing. Sharing knowledge and information helps to get more followers on social media, gain better Google rankings and ultimately attracts new customers to garden centres. Read more

We use content marketing on www.gardenconnect.com to attract attention from garden centres.