Pets at Glee 2018 - find out more

With almost 50% of the UK now owning a pet the additional revenue potential that pet products can offer garden retailers is unrivalled by any other product category. Recognising this the organisers of Glee have confirmed a dedicated pet sector – ‘Pets at Glee’. Read more

Vital expands support available for garden centres

Leading national pet product wholesaler, Vital Pet Trade has appointed Jacqueline Sutcliffe to the new role of National Sales Manager for garden centres. Director, Sunny Sharma says existing and prospective customers can benefit from this extra dedicated layer of support, which is additional to its current network of regional support. Read more

Jacqueline Sutcliffe


More international buyers expected at the UK’s National Pet Trade Event

Firmly established as the UK’s National Pet Trade Event, PATS Telford is making every effort to ensure that September’s show is even more successful for its growing numbers of visitors and exhibitors. Read more

Wildlife World returns for Spring Fair 2018

Spring Fair is set to once again host a new range of products launched by UK leading wildlife product designer and manufacturer, Wildlife World. Read more

PetQuip secures government funding for major pet product exhibitions in the USA, Germany and China in 2018-19

The PetQuip export association has been successful in the Government’s latest Tradeshow Access Programme bidding round in securing cash grants for three major international pet product trade exhibitions in 2018-19.  Read more

The CIPS International Pet Show in Guangzhou, China.

Wildlife World returns to Atlanta Home & Gift Show

Europe’s leading wildlife habitat product designers and manufacturers, Wildlife World is heading back to the Atlanta International Home & Gift Market next month. 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

Kim Goldsworthy joins Podium Pet Products

Podium Pet Products, which brought both Dog Rocks and Pet Remedy branded lines to the US market, recently announced that Kim Goldsworthy has been hired as Sales Director for North America. Read more

Kim Goldsworthy

Wildlife World celebrates 20 years in business

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Wildlife World. Founder and MD of Wildlife World, Norman Sellers has seen the company grow into one of Europe’s leading designers and manufacturers of wildlife feeders, habitats and other educational products. Read more

Norman Sellers

Pet accessories and foods plus reptile and ferret products feature on buyers’ wish lists at March 1st PetQuip ‘Meet the International Buyers’ event

The latest in the highly successful ‘Meet the International Buyers’ events organised by the PetQuip and Gardenex associations will take place at the Federation’s head offices in Brasted, Kent on 1 March 2018. Read more

Latest luxury and practical pet products on show on British pavilion at Global Pet Expo 2018

Among the many new products being launched by leading British suppliers exhibiting on the British pavilion at Global Pet Expo will be luxury dog accessories, a range of pet treats and coats, pet cleaning and hygiene products, flea and bug repellents, chicken coop safety features and pet treat packaging.  Read more

Easidri is one of the new items from the Trilanco range


National Trust launches new wildlife products

Wildlife World, the European leaders in wildlife products, has just established an agreement with the National Trust to design and supply a complete range of wildlife habitat products under their name. Read more

National Trust Wildlife Stourhead Range

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


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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