It does not take much to create a real buzz, and increase footfall. Just a lot of imagination… RBG Edinburgh hit the spot this spring with “Have you seen this gnome?” So this Christmas you could to try “Have you seen this Elf” and a whole host of child friendly events? Or why not wait…Details
As we go round the Country visiting and working with Garden Centres of all sizes and shapes we stumble across some simply brilliant ideas. Living Gardens have a large portal structure with a high ceiling, and so smaller giftware items get lost in all the space and the lighting is hardly flattering. So, use a…Details
… then how much further do we have to go in our delivery of genuine cakes, made from local free range eggs, and baked right here in our own kitchen.
The chains are snapping at our heels, so we need to take our artisan catering offer to the next level…
So there we were just a walking down the street
Humming a happy tune
Then we saw the signage
It certainly grabbed our attention!
We love these Shepherds Huts on display at Batsford Garden Centre – in our training sessions we often talk about developing into new product categories, and developing ranges.
These certainly take sheds to a whole new level of luxury…
Plants lifted up for ease of shopping – check
Attractive display – check
Good signposting – check
Baskets for purchases – check
Healthy plants – check
Batsford Garden Centre have got it spot on.
Much is said in all walks of life, from retail to catering about adding theatre to your offer.
Kershaws Garden Centre are doing this with style, as they host a theatre company in the heart of their Garden Centre.
What a great idea!
Tesco are working hard on showing that they are engaged with their local community… However in this competition it is Starbucks who win the community involvement prize for their Cirencester cafe We would love to feature your community involvement POS or board in thei blog, so please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit our facebook page…Details
Fresh and seasonal offer from Fosseway…
Whilst we prefer cruet sets on tables, we love the use of flowerpots for salt and pepper sachets…
Fosseway Garden Centre, promote shrubs to plant in October, all on offer.