GIMA launches the UK garden industry’s first ‘Plastic Packaging Pledge’

GIMA – the trade association that represents a wide range of companies supplying consumer products to the UK’s gardeners – has launched the industry’s first ‘Plastic Packaging Pledge’. The pledge is in response to the global impact of plastic packaging usage and the potential environmental damage this packaging can cause as a result of incorrect use and careless disposal. Continue reading

Mud, mud glorious mud! But not if you lay Primeur’s recycled rubber stepping stones

As the evenings draw in and the countdown to Bonfire night gets under way, the nation’s thoughts turn to celebrating traditional autumn festivities. With many firework displays cancelled this year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, gardens look set to be the focal point for family gatherings – but there’s no need to be spooked by a muddy mess in the run-up to Halloween. Continue reading

GIMA is pleased to announce that they are hosting a virtual Meet the Buyer session with Homebase to be held on Thursday 25th June 2020.  This speed networking event will allow potential suppliers to meet with key garden retailer buyers in timed 20-minute appointment sessions.  Continue reading

GIMA confirms Consumer & Design Trends webinar series

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, GIMA’s Consumer & Design Trends seminar was sadly cancelled, however delegates – including GIMA members, non-members and for the first time, retailers – are being offered a second chance to learn more about the trends that are expected to influence consumer shopping decisions regarding interior and exterior products with the launch of GIMA’s new webinar series. Continue reading