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KSD Wholesale shuts the door

After ten and a half years KSD Wholesale has been forced to shut the door, writes Stuart Dick.
 
25 March 2008

Wyevale joins forces with WRAP to give compost tips

Wyevale Garden Centres has teamed up with WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) to offer free advice and tips to visitors at a selection of its garden centres nationwide during April and May. 
25 March 2008

Royle visit for former Sefton Meadows Garden Centre

It’s not every day that you get a member of the Royle family opening a garden centre in Maghull and yet on Good Friday that’s exactly what happened. 
25 March 2008

Kingfisher to cut dividend

Kingfisher is expected to cut its dividend by up to 50%. 
22 March 2008

Klondyke to oppose Dobbies' plans for Orton Grange site

Garden centre needs are already being met says chairman. 
21 March 2008

Rob Cissell joins Wal-Mart

Robert Dyas ceo to lead US retailer's expansion in China. 
20 March 2008

Book now or miss out!

Retailers from John Lewis, Selfridges and Cargo to independent cookshops, hardware stores, wholesalers and garden centre buyers will hear the industry's leading lights make their predictions and share their knowledge and advice at the first ever Housewares Conference - are you? 
20 March 2008

Barton Grange to miss Easter opening

'Early next week,' a spokesperson says. 
20 March 2008

Retail sales: too early to call

With an early Easter, March and April together should give a clearer picture of underlying demand levels, say retail analysts. 
20 March 2008

HTA introduces Bill to relax Sunday trading laws

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has introduced a Bill in the House of Lords to amend the Sunday Trading Act 1994 and extend the hours garden centres can trade on Sunday. 
19 March 2008

Charlie Dimmock launches national search with Ronseal

Celebrity gardener, Charlie Dimmock, will makeover nation’s worst beer gardens with Eco woodcare. 
19 March 2008

Easter week worth £8bn to retailers

The eight days of Easter 2008 are expected to be worth £8 billion to UK retailers, up 3% on last year. 
19 March 2008

Easy Gardener teams up with Wyevale to launch new Eco range

Wyevale will present an exclusive Easy Gardener collection to consumers at the end of March. 
19 March 2008

Wyevale offers plant pot recycling facility

Wyevale Garden Centres has announced ‘Plan Apple’ – its first action in the company’s programme to address the key environmental issues facing the garden industry. 
18 March 2008

Dobbies lodges plans for £10m centre in Carlisle

Orton Grange site forms part of expansion plans for 2008. 
18 March 2008

Think Tank predicts poor Easter numbers

Shoppers could be down 5.2% on Easter 2007, it warns. 
18 March 2008

William Sinclair sees opportunities ahead

Group says growth is well into its second phase. 
18 March 2008

Homebase adds Eco paint range

Retailer continues to build up Eco Home. 
18 March 2008

Former Bryon chief executive looking forward to retirement

'I have three lovely grandchildren, a very close family, and a wonderful husband who is also retired plus a house in France. What more could anyone want?' 
17 March 2008

Month of change for Sterling Locks

March heralds change of name, livery, and introduction of new products. 
17 March 2008
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