Stand with LifestyleGarden® in the fight against plastic pollution and world poverty

The world is in turmoil again with yet another humanitarian crisis making waves across the globe. Inevitably, this causes consumers to reflect on the plight of others and consider the poverty and dire situations that aren’t currently hitting the headlines, whilst hopefully asking what they can do to help. Here one of the UK’s leading outdoor furniture manufacturers, LifestyleGarden®, highlights the change it is trying to bring to people’s lives across the globe by supporting organisations like Plastic Bank, and how retailers can make a difference through responsible decisions about both their plastic usage and the products they choose to carry. Continue reading

Glee 2021 Sustainability Report: How the market leading exhibition for garden and outdoor products is placing sustainability at its heart

In a world where environmental concerns are running high on national and international agendas, sustainability has become one of the most important trends in retail, with consumer demand for sustainable and eco-friendly products growing like never-before and brands with green credentials rising to the top of their wish lists. Manufacturers and distributors are responding to this vital trend by developing goods which meet the requirements of environmentally conscious consumers.  Continue reading

Glee 2021 content programme details unveiled

Glee 2021, taking place this year from September 14th-16th at the NEC, Birmingham, will once again host an invaluable seminar programme from The Stage theatre located in Hall 6. Content will include an inspirational mix of future trend forecasts, research into consumer buying behaviour and crucial business advice, along with a series of prestigious industry awards.  Continue reading

Glee 2021: COVID-19 measures FAQ

As the Glee team gets ready to welcome you back to the leading garden retail exhibition (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham), they answer some of your burning questions regarding the COVID-19 measures that have been put in place to ensure the event can take place safely and securely; measures that the team are confident will offer peace of mind for all those that attend.  Continue reading

10 Reasons not to miss Glee 2021

Glee 2021 is just around the corner (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham). With eight thriving product sectors and thousands of new products set to launch at the exhibition, it comes as no surprise that retailers from across the garden retail, DIY, builders’ merchant, home and gift, high street and pet sectors – including B&Q. Blue Diamond, National Trust, Bents Garden & Home, British Garden Centres, Costco, Flowerland, Robert Dyas, Dobbies, Centre Parcs, Crocus, John Lewis, YTC Ltd – are registering for the show in their droves. For those yet to secure their free ticket for the event, here are 10 reasons why Glee should be firmly in your diary next month! Continue reading