April Fools Day is being used by an increasingly large number of companies as a way of engaging with their customers. Here is a round up of a few of our favourites this year… Jessops the camera retailer go a lot of like and comments with their new no pod offer! Sainsbury’s used their website…Details
The unusual Spaghetti Tree could revolutionise plant sales says Garden Centre Consultant Doug Stewart.
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We like this blackboard spotted by Richard in York…
Sometimes you see something so obvious you wonder why you have not done it.
Here is a screengrab of Homebase’s latest update on Facebook.
Was your last Facebook update as good and plant orientated as this?
Dobbies new Peterborough Garden Centre has rolled out their new eco offer, but will it catch on?
Who you are? Who your customers are? Where you are going? Your values that define everything you do? We saw this set of values on the WholeFood Markets website… Early on, we adopted a set of core values to guide our purpose: Selling the highest quality natural and organic products available Satisfying and delighting our…Details
Today we are back at Whole Food Markets in Kensington High Street, looking at their range of fun and novelty cakes, with the Easter holidays just around the corner they would be a great hit with children of all ages…
This centre has had a complex history in a few short years, opened as Vista trading for only a few months, then being taken over by Peter Baratt Garden Centres, which were then taken over by Wyevale who as the Garden Centre Group pulled out of the lease in 2011 if my notes are right.…Details
This centre has undergone significant rebranding to reposition it in the market over the last couple of years and has come out of the exercise with a renewed confidence and a very bright fresh look. The thing that marks real Garden and Plant Centres apart is credibility and this centre oozes it from ever pore,…Details
We travel to old London Town for idea No 1, which is to tempt customers with cold drinks displayed in crushed ice as they queue for food. Our second idea comes from from My Old Dutch Pancake House with their colourful Childrens Menu Poster, perhaps on the run up to the Easter Holidays would…Details