Childrens’ treats with an adult twist – the latest coffee shop trend!

We were delighted to have been invited to host the second day of the HTA Catering Conference. During the day we were looking at coffee shop trends. Children’s treats with an adult twist were an unexpected trend, but if one looks at the rise of gourmet “fish finger sandwiches” then the trend makes sense. Boozy…

We are loving this great marketing idea

If word of mouth is the best form of advertising. If the way to continue to boost Cafe sales is to innovate. If connecting with our customers is what it is all about… Then what do you think of McDonalds latest idea… Until the 14th Feb customers, chosen at random can pay with love! Just…

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas

We have been looking for an exceptional Garden Centre Christmas Event to blog, and this one from Burston Garden Centre ticks every box for us. As the Facebook post shows the whole centre is involved… Adding in Food Tastings, and a Festive Tea in the restaurant really bring the garden centre teams together at this…

Marketing Weeks offer us a huge opportunity!

Marketing Weeks and Special Interest Days offer all Garden Retailers the opportunity to boost footfall, have fun, and increase sales. At Waring Stewart Towers we have been busy compiling a list of days for Garden Retailers. To download the list click here: Marketing Weeks If you would like help to create a 12 month marketing plan…

Belle & Joe’s Kitchen at Timmermans Garden Centre

Timmermans have a Gardening Supper Club, a delicious 2 course meal at 6.00p.m. followed by a talk from Stuart Dixon from BBC Radio Nottingham… The menu for the Supper Club, £15 to include the gardening talk, makes this a good value evening out. We love the display of jams and chutneys at the entrance to…