If you have a company Facebook page, are you ready for the big switch over at the end of the month, when Facebook will change your page to the new Timeline look? The new rules are: that the masthead images must not contain: Price or purchase information, such as “40% off” or “Download it at…Details
OK, perhaps I may have had one too many coffees today, but the Cafe Culture Show (Olympia 16th 17th May) might be held right in the height of the season but with events such as: Coffee Boys Masterclass – 50 Ways to Increase Sales Charles Manners from our friends at Turpin Smale looking at How to…Details
Even Harrods in the heart of Knightsbridge have a loyalty Scheme…. and the message is simple if you do not have one you are missing out.
Hetland Garden Centre near Dumfries have got it 100% right with special offers for loyalty cardholders only…
The first ever National Gardening Week is being held this year from the 16th – 22nd April and according to the organisers the RHS it is to encourage everyone to get involved in gardening! Sue Biggs, RHS Director General, says, “It is fantastic that this inaugural gardening week combines with the Britain in Bloom launch…Details
Well they have, they call it Garden Living, and it shows customers how they can enjoy the alfresco lifestyle this summer…
I ought to add that the majority of the Garden Living area was down to high end Garden Furniture…
Here at Milestone Garden Centre in the Scottish Borders they have their own Met Office!
(Much to the amusement of the customers in the car park while I was there.)
Whilst many will tell you POS must not be handwritten, sometimes you see something so exceptional and so passionate that you want to throw the rule book out the window, this POS was seen at Woodside Walled Garden in the Scottish Borders – Just think what would happen to your plant sales if you were as…Details
What does America know about Garden Centres? Quite a lot it would seem! An article published on the Washing State University website argues that if Garden Retailers consider 8 rules then even if there is a discounter in the proximity, sales and profits can increase. The rules? 1. Chain stores will always compete best on…Details
Whilst many Garden Centre managers may be thinking of the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee as the next big events there are some great Marketing Opportunities coming up over the next few weeks. The 3rd of April marks the 120th Anniversary of the first documented Ice Cream Sundae! British Asparagus have a count down on…Details