• More exciting brands confirmed for Glee 2021

    By GCU on September 8, 2021
    With less than a month to go until the doors open on the first in-person Glee event in two years, retailers from across the garden retail sector will be busy planning their trip around the show. These retailers will be pleased to learn that this year’s event will be home to both established brands and exciting new grass-root innovators, and […]
  • Don’t miss out on Glee, register now!

    By GCU on September 7, 2021
    As Glee 2021 gets set to open its doors at the NEC from 14th – 16th September, retailers and other trade buyers are invited to register online for the first in-person European event for our industry taking place within the last 18 months. More than 300 brands – including 100 companies which are brand new to the exhibition – will […]
  • Dizmezs’ sustainable soul and sustainable supply

    By GCU on September 2, 2021
    Winter fuel experts Dizmezs have increased their manufacturing site capabilities, following strong growth in 2020. Already a reliable supplier to the UK market, this significant investment will return higher production capacity, strengthening the supply chain and making their business model even more sustainable for future trading. Established in 1996, Dizmezs have 25 years’ experience in supplying winter fuel products across […]
  • GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund

    By GCU on August 19, 2021
    As activity ramps up ahead of Glee 2021, GIMA is encouraging new business and innovators to consider entering the 2021 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund, with this year’s winner being unveiled at Glee, the leading annual exhibition for the garden and outdoor leisure industries (14 – 16 September, NEC Birmingham). Introduced in 2014 – and supported by Glee ever since […]
  • Zest 4 Leisure best in show at Glee

    By GCU on September 21, 2020
    Outdoor garden furniture, products and decorative garden structure specialist, Zest 4 Leisure has won the award for the best overall new product at Glee 2020 as well as winning three best in category prizes for growing containers, landscaping and leisure and entertaining. 
  • Woodlodge brings Glee to its Gloucestershire showroom

    By GCU on September 8, 2020
    With exhibitions off the agenda this year, garden trade suppliers are looking for alternative ways to showcase their latest product introductions ahead of the new gardening season. Not wanting its retail customers to miss out, Woodlodge, the UK’s leading brand for pots, containers and garden décor, has confirmed that it will be launching new showroom tours in what is being […]
  • Hyve Group announces changes to its 2020 show calendar – Glee and Pawexpo 2020 will offer a virtual forum this September

    By GCU on August 7, 2020
    Hyve, the organiser of Glee, the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living trade show, and the co-located Pawexpo, the premium pet trade show that cares about pets, people and the industry, has announced changes to the scheduled event in 2020.   As a reflection on conversations between the organisers and the garden and pet retail market, Hyve made the decision […]
  • Glee Buyers Power List 2018: the winners

    By GCU on September 18, 2018
    The winners of the 2018 Glee Buyers Power List were announced during an awards ceremony within Glee’s ever-popular 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 2018 winners announced

    By GCU on September 17, 2018
    Eleven ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2018. Selected from hundreds of entries showcased at Glee (September 10-12, NEC Birmingham), the winning products were chosen by an expert panel of judges, representing independent and multiple retailers and international suppliers. The 2018 judges considered each entry on a challenging range […]
  • Flopro in £2m consumer giveaway

    By GCU on September 10, 2018
    The all new Flopro Classic Hose Reel will hit the market at Glee with 30,000 units being given away absolutely free of charge at garden centres across the country. Flopro have arranged the deal with a national newspaper whose readers simply collect the vouchers and visit their nearest participating centre where they will receive their brand new hose reel at […]