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
If only our product could talk, what a tale it would tell! Instead of talking plants, POS is the silent salesman that we have to rely upon. Here is this weeks wasted opportunity. Now is a great time to walk the planetaria as the season starts. We know what to do, but sometimes those important…Details
The last in our trio of blogs from Harlow Carr, where the Olympic Theme was in presence.
What are you doing at your centre to maximise the olympic potential?
Customers who are casual gardeners rather than enthusiasts are looking to us to give them confidence.
The RHS Award of Garden Merit lists plants that are proven to perform well in most garden situations.
Harlow Carr Plant Centre, are singing and shouting about AGM plants.
Another display idea for your centre?
The RHS Plant Centre at Harlow Carr Gardens in Yorkshire is much improved with a relatively new entrance from the garden, but what have the RHS got so right at Harlow Carr
Cafe Concerto are a cafe chain in London with 12 restaurants. Their cake displays are always incredible. Remember we buy with our eyes… As well as buying with our eyes latest research shows that we are buying less, but buying more carefully and are seeking both value and affordable treats. These offerings have a much…Details