• Woodlodge to showcase Marie Curie charity partnership at Glee

    By GCU on August 8, 2018
    At Glee this year, garden pots supplier Woodlodge will be promoting its partnership with the UK’s leading terminal illness support charity, Marie Curie, to raise vital funds and awareness. The Marie Curie charity pots will be on show for retailers to order on the Woodlodge stands (6T30-U31 and 6T40-U41). The stackable pots, available in three different colours, all display the charity’s […]
  • Wildlife World excels in anniversary year

    By GCU on July 27, 2018
    Following a strong start to 2018, wildlife product and habitat designer Wildlife World has been busy showcasing its products at exhibitions and working with a number of high profile organisations on new ranges. With Glee 2018 just around the corner, Wildlife World founder and managing director Norman Sellers said of the company’s progression: “Our mission at Wildlife World is always […]
  • Deco-Pak to launch ‘never before seen’ paving products at Glee 2018

    By GCU on July 20, 2018
    Seasoned Glee exhibitor Deco-Pak is aiming to launch the next big thing in decorative landscaping at this year’s Glee exhibition, by introducing two entirely unique paving options for 2019, the company has announced. The latest in a long line of innovations launched exclusively at Glee, each new range is aimed at providing a point of difference for its garden centre retail […]
  • Glee Buyers Power List 2018: the shortlist

    By GCU on July 20, 2018
    The Glee Buyers Power List has been set-up to recognise the individual buyers and buying teams who have gone above and beyond to make a difference within the garden retail industry this year. Voting has been open since early summer, with nominations flooding in from all corners of the market. Now, details of those shortlisted have been confirmed. Formed of […]
  • Glee Buyers Power List 2017: winners announced

    By GCU on September 14, 2017
    The winners of the 2017 Glee Buyers Power List have been announced during an awards ceremony within Glee’s Seminar Theatre. From individual garden centre buyers to multiple retailer buying teams, the Glee Buyers Power List was introduced to recognise and celebrate the many garden retail buyers who have gone ‘above and beyond’ to make a difference within the industry in […]
  • Glee New Product Awards 2017 winners announced

    By GCU on September 12, 2017
    Eleven ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2017. Selected from hundreds of entries showcased at Glee (September 11-13, NEC Birmingham), the winning products were chosen by an expert panel of judges, representing independent and multiple retailers and international suppliers. Entries were submitted into twelve key garden retail categories, comprising: […]
  • Glee 2017: keynote speaker confirmed as award-winning garden journalist Nick Bailey

    By GCU on July 25, 2017
    On Monday September 11, Glee will be welcoming award-winning gardening journalist and TV presenter, Nick Bailey, to the stage as this year’s keynote speaker. Leading not one, but three sessions as part of Glee’s ever-popular seminar programme, Nick’s keynote speech will focus on the latest emerging trends in gardens, how garden centres can utilise garden shows as a way of […]
  • Retail Lab @ Glee: everything you need to know

    By GCU on June 23, 2017
    In a nutshell Created by a panel of industry experts to create something fresh and new at Glee, the Retail lab @ Glee is set to the be the key focal point of the 2017 show, and will be the exhibition’s interactive hub full of inspiration and the latest trend information. Unlike any previous features at Glee, the Retail Lab […]
  • Pets at Glee: an unrivalled profit opportunity

    By GCU on May 16, 2017
    With a recent report suggesting that 70% of UK garden centres now feature a dedicated pet care section, it is clear that the UK’s love for their pets shows no sign of slowing. But more than this, the statistic shows that pet care sales still have room to grow within the garden centre market, offering pet product suppliers the potential […]
  • Glee Talking Heads: The affordability of gardening – how is it changing?

    By GCU on April 25, 2017
    As over 600 companies start to gear up for another Glee exhibition, the show organisers ask whether the affordability of gardening is changing. Is good, better, best still a thriving approach to range selections? Are high-end price tags enticing more consumers, or is bargain basement still a winning formula? Here, a number of Glee 2017 exhibitors join the debate, sharing […]