Newsletter Items

  • Skip Hop introduces new zoo collection characters

    By GCU on October 30, 2018
    Skip Hop, the innovative lifestyle brand and creators of the award-winning and much-loved Zoo Collection welcomes the bold Bailey Bat and loveable Luna Llama to its crew of characters. Children can choose their favourite friend to drive imagination and keep them company all through the day, from mealtime to bed-time. The ZOO collection is one of the largest non-licensed character-driven […]
  • Injuries, fatigue and heavy downpours – but nearly £5,500 raised so far by CEO Bryan Clover in the charity’s 175th year!

    By GCU on October 30, 2018
    The plan was to walk 175 miles along the South West Coast path in 7 days, from Newquay to Mevagissey averaging 25 miles and 4,000 feet of climb per day. Celebrating the 175 years that the Rainy Day Trust has been helping people from the home improvement industry. We certainly achieved that but like all plans, things changed!  My hiking […]
  • Be in the know about ‘must-have’ gift ranges

    By GCU on October 30, 2018
    Summer is definitely over and we finally have a crisp autumn feeling to the air and whilst retailers are gearing up for the busiest shopping season of the year; manufacturers and suppliers of giftware and Christmas ranges are focusing on their next BIG event – Harrogate Christmas & Gift. The show, which takes place at the Harrogate Convention Centre from […]
  • A generous Glee marks the start of Greenfingers Charity’s 20th anniversary plans

    By GCU on October 30, 2018
    Greenfingers celebrated the start of its 20th anniversary at this year’s Glee with some magnificent industry contributions, as well as unveiling some exciting plans for 2019. Support for Greenfingers’ precious work was a key focus at this year’s revitalised show with product partnerships between Vivid Arts and Needlefresh being launched, the 2019 annual fundraising Garden Re-Leaf Day being announced and […]
  • New Multi-Purpose Garden Tool from Draper Tools offers ultimate versatility

    By GCU on October 30, 2018
    New from Draper Tools is a durable Multi-Purpose Garden Tool (stock no: 02139), made from polished steel. As the name suggests, this versatile tool has many uses and works as both a transplanting trowel and a weed filter. It can also be used to help make light work of sawing through small roots and to cut through string and twine […]
  • Quality formulations gain garden centre support for Bord na Móna Growise

    By GCU on October 29, 2018
    The award-winning supplier of growing media and soil improvers has built its reputation on the reliable supply of consistently high-quality products, across both retail and professional markets. With over 10 years of research, innovation and development, Bord na Móna Growise has established its position as one of the industry’s premier supplier, and one of the fastest growing garden centre brands. […]
  • Fiskars offers product innovations and excellence in POS Solutions

    By GCU on October 29, 2018
    Fiskars, originating from Finland and boasting almost 370 years of expertise, is the UK’s leading gardening tool supplier, and is proud to offer its trade partners significant turnover opportunities and increased sales potential. After successfully testing Fiskars’ POS solutions in both Germany and BeNeLux, which achieved an increase in sales of up to 200%, the brand has a range of […]
  • Marriage’s bird care products to Be distributed by Stax trade centres

    By GCU on September 3, 2018
    Specialist bird care supplier Marriage’s has revealed a new distribution deal that will see its products become available through Stax Trade Centres. Marriage’s Honeyfield’s range of bird food and feeders, and a selection of its RSPB-endorsed premium wild bird products, will be distributed by Stax and complement its existing Ambassador bird-care lines. “Agreeing a deal with a wild bird food […]
  • Weber

    By GCU on August 31, 2018
    As our CEO Jim Stephen stated ‘We are not metal benders we are in the entertainment business’. Our barbecues are designed to make the whole grilling experience simple and produce great food allowing their owners to ‘wow’ their family and friends. This is complemented by a wide range of innovative accessories which enable you to cook almost anything on a […]
  • Woodlodge to launch new Magma collection at Glee

    By GCU on August 31, 2018
    A red-hot product will be hitting the aisles of Glee as Woodlodge make a brand-new addition to their portfolio. Woodlodge has created the new Magma Collection for urban gardeners looking to create a sleek outdoor space.  Simple, elegant containers and angular shapes complement sharp, geometric designs.  With EFSA’s recent Spring/Summer 2018 trend “California Cool” reflecting a very modern, design-oriented theme, […]