One of the interesting comments made at a Catering Forum by Costas Constantinou, ex Head of Catering at The Garden Centre Group. We took the fish and chip offer at £5.99 and changed from frozen to fresh battered fish and raised the price to £8.99 and tripled sales. Our consumers want us to be constantly improving their…Details
We will report more on the themes of John Stanley’s presentation in due course. However he finished with a powerful quote from Claude Bissell Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. Powerful words.Details
We are waiting to hear the latest wisdom from garden retail guru John Stanley at GLEE 2013.
Not long now…
We will share his key thoughts online later today.
Like many people at Waring Stewart Towers we receive the John Lewis marketing email. In todays email is a link to their Sheffield Store, which is celebrating its 50th birthday. They are doing this by holding workshops, These allow them to Gain credibility as experts Engage customers Give customers a reason to visit (which is…Details
We LOVE this event being put on by Avant Garden Centre, Leyland.
What a wonderful way to promote you cafe and buy into the phenomenon that is the Great British Bake Off!
Everyone is trying to be green these days. As we know much of it is greenwash. However many Garden Centres are leading the way in green retail. Biomass Boilers and the RHI grant to make them affordable springs to mind. But are we sharing our sustainable journey with our customers? (I ought to add we…Details
Otter Nurseries are excited about their plants – How exciting have you made you planetaria?
As Garden Retailers did we miss a trick in promoting the Plant of the Century – Otter Nurseries had some excellent POS to boost sales….
We love this simple competition at Coletta and Tyson’s Garden Centre in Beverley…
We love this event from Floors Castle Plant Centre, who are using their unique location to inspire, inform and talk plants with their customers…