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NEW BUILDING SUPPORTS INCREASED

15 January 2021

A contemporary link building created at Garsons Esher to connect its farm shop and garden centre has been hailed an immediate success. The development, which was launched in September 2020, has resulted in an improved customer flow, supporting undercover and safe distance shopping, according to centre Chairman Ian Richardson. The business worked alongside garden centre […]

Food, glorious food!

26 November 2020

Andrew Burton why a garden centre need a strong food proposition. 2020 – A year of change, reflection and challenge! Garden Centres have faced a year unlike any other, where usual trading habits changed dramatically and customers’ changing expectations – including their reasons to visit them for ‘wants rather than needs’ – created new challenges. […]

WHY BUSINESS PLANNING IS ESSENTIAL

26 November 2020

It used to be that business plans were like road maps, but as technology develops they become more like a Sat Nav due to ongoing developments throughout the UK. What I mean by that is that it is possible to travel without one, but it will only increase the chances of getting lost along the […]