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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

AMES UK appoint a new Managing Director

AMES UK appointed Paul North to the role of Managing Director for their UK and Ireland business in early 2020, but within 3 weeks of starting his new role, Paul faced the monumental challenges of a global pandemic and a national lockdown. Despite ... 
14 December 2020

Haskins promotes Andrew Harriss to Buying Director

Andrew Harriss, who has worked at Haskins Garden Centres for over 14 years, will join the Board of Directors as buying director. Harriss joined the company in 2006 as buyer's assistant and has spent his career with the Ferndown-based busines, ... 
6 December 2020

Samsung bolsters its climate solutions team with two new appointments

Samsung has welcomed Barry Hunt and Joe Stiles as sales managers to its growing Climate Solutions team.Barry HuntHunt has been in the air conditioning industry for 15 years, starting at Mitsubishi Electric as a pre-sales technical engineer before ... 
6 December 2020

Podium Pet Products expands team with two new appointments

The leading supplier of Dog Rocks and the new 100% natural Be:Loved pet care range, Podium Pet Products, is continuing its ongoing expansion plans with the appointment of two new team members.The Podium Pet Products team (L-R Amelia, Annabel, Carina ... 
21 September 2020

Greenfingers says “Thank You” to the UK’s “amazing” Gardening Industry… and to the Smart Team for their support!

Speaking on behalf of Greenfingers charity, Linda Petrons, Director of Fundraising and Communications said she and her colleagues have been overwhelmed by the amazing support and generosity of the UK’s booming gardening industry: “We would have ... 
14 September 2020

Established plant nursery to develop garden centre complex with help from Reward Finance Group

Ravensworth Nurseries in Richmond, North Yorkshire is investing £1.1m in developing an upmarket retail garden centre to enhance its already successful plant nursery with funding from Reward Finance Group. Fiona Dean of Ravensworth NurseriesHaving ... 
14 September 2020
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