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Bradford Garden Centre creates new role ahead of the launch of its new Food Hall

A Bradford Garden Centre has appointed a new Food Hall Manager as it prepares to launch an extended offering with a new look and new artisan producers. Leeds born Mark Jocelyn has been recruited to manage the new Hearty's food hall at Tong Garden ... 
26 February 2021

New appointments to AMES UK Senior Leadership Team

The successful development of AMES UK during an unprecedented time of uncertainty has been, in no short measure, the result of the dedication, experience and expertise of the managers and staff in Apta, La Hacienda, True Temper and Kelkay. Paul ... 
25 February 2021

James Parr joins Smart Board

Smart Garden are delighted to announce the promotion of James Parr to their Board as National Accounts Director. James, 41, joined Smart in November 2013, soon after Paris Natar acquired the business. “I knew where this was going,” said James, “so ... 
18 February 2021

Eurolite expands team in the South

One of the UK's leading developers and distributors of high quality decorative wiring accessories, Eurolite Wiring Accessories, has appointed Clive Hicks as Area Sales Manager for the South of the UK. At a time of change and growth for the ... 
4 February 2021

Azpects Ltd ramps up restructure

Azpects Ltd, creator of EASYJoint, the industry’s leading paving jointing compound, has ramped up its restructuring plans for the year by growing its production team as well as enhancing key support and procurement functions.Former Field Sales ... 
4 February 2021

Former UK Flooring Direct apprentice lands promotion and urges others to take a similar path

A former apprentice with a rapidly growing Midlands company has urged others to take a similar path after landing another promotion.Tom Austin, who grew up in Nuneaton and now lives in Coventry, joined UK Flooring Direct as a 17-year-old in 2015 ... 
2 February 2021

Southern Trident National Sales Team Hits the Road    

High quality coir product company Southern Trident Ltd, has recruited a team of salespeople to cover the UK, aiming to develop the business’ presence in garden centres. The team of 9 hit the road in the New Year with shipments for the new season. ... 
15 January 2021

Virtual rep visits from The Bransford Webbs Plant Company

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company wants to support its customers in every way possible during this difficult and unprecedented time. During this most recent lockdown period, its reps are unable to travel around the country to visit centres and meet ... 
14 January 2021

Team changes at Hozelock

After over 25 years with Hozelock, Head of UK Sales, Peter Martin is retiring from the leading gardening business.In the three decades since he joined the business as a Senior National Accounts Manager, having previously worked at Fiskars for twenty ... 
17 December 2020

Tony Robson scoops ‘Sales Agent of the Year’ award in record-breaking year for Garland Products

It is record breaking time at Garland Products where Tony Robson (picture attached) scooped the ‘Sales Agent of the Year’ award for the third time, during a year when the company has already achieved an unprecedented £2 million sales growth. Tony ... 
15 December 2020
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