Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Sandown

PATS Sandown is set to be a must-visit event for pet retailers and buyers as the industry’s leading companies show their commitment to the exhibition on 10th and 11th February 2019. Read more

Wildlife World generates record 60% rise in new enquiries at most successful GLEE yet

Glee 2018 was Wildlife World’s best yet with a staggering 60 per cent increase in new enquiries. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Wildlife World team wowed garden centre buyers and retailers with its new eye-catching stand. Read more

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PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards revealed

The winners of the PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards were presented at the PetQuip Awards after the first day of a hugely successful show. Read more

Peckish generates 45% brand growth through dedication to garden centre channel

The Total Wild Bird Care market is worth an estimated £300 million and, since its relaunch in September 2017, Peckish has become the fastest growing brand within the market, and the number one brand in the Ready To Use Feeder market with a 50% share.  Read more

Podium Pet Products launches new website

Following the successful merging of product lines under the umbrella brand of “Podium Pet Products” in early 2018, August brings the launch of their new website. Already to date bringing in over 13,000 new visitors, a decrease in bounce rate and an increase of online sales by 30%. Read more

Valentine’s Day is for the birds

Valentines Day sees the start of National Nest Box Week as we are not the only creatures to get romantic as spring approaches.   The BTO offers an information pack and ideas. Read more

December was the biggest month of the year for GCA members

The latest figures from the GCA show 2014 was the best year for 4 years with December beating May as the biggest sales month of the year. Read more

Advice on feeding hedgehogs this season

Brambles Pet and Wildlife would like to ensure that members of the public are using only beneficial foods to feed wildlife, in particular hedgehogs. Read more

Wildlife World launches new bird feeders and hedgehog products for Autumn 2018

Wildlife habitat product designers and manufacturers, Wildlife World, has once again introduced a number of new products to its extensive range. Read more

DIY Hedgehog House

UK pet industry toasts a successful year at glittering PetQuip awards event

Twenty-two companies receive awards and there’s a Special Lifetime Achievement Award for John James of James & Steel. Read more

Lifetime Achievement Award winner. John James (centre) with Peter Roy of sponsor Natures Menu and Am

PATS Telford is THE place to be this September

Hundreds of pet product manufacturers have confirmed there is only one place to be this September…and that’s exhibiting at PATS Telford. Read more

Jobs

Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more

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Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more

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