Glee 2016 – stronger than ever!

gleeThe 2016 Glee exhibition may be the 42nd consecutive show, but its feature content and unrivalled industry support are set to work together to create one of the freshest and most exciting annual showcases for the garden retail industry when the doors open later this year (Monday 12th – Wednesday 14th September, NEC Birmingham).  Continue reading

All things Spring

Hornby Whitefoot PRAlthough Spring is now officially here, the weather still seems a little on the chilly side. In fact, the warmest spring on record was 2011 with an average daytime temperature of just 9.2°C. With the average mean temperature for spring being 7.7°C, we may not be doing that badly, but some higher temperatures would be warmly welcomed. Continue reading

Dealing with negative customer feedback on social media

Hornby Whitefoot PREverything today is all about image and reputation. Social media offers you the opportunity to engage with your customers and gain new ones while building your brand awareness. It also leaves you open to customer complaints. However, dealing with such potentially damaging issues in the right way allows you to keep your reputation intact and even improve the customer’s experience with your brand. Continue reading

Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Week?

Fryer's greenfingered girlsGarden Re-Leaf Day, 18th March 2016, this year blossomed into a buzzing week of events – some of which are still taking place.  Over £57,000 has already been pledged thanks to the creativity and commitment of garden centres, suppliers and dedicated individuals from the garden industry. Continue reading