GCA press releases 

The Garden Centre Association issues a number of press releases each month.  Below is our recent releases.

Click on the highlighted area to access each release.


September 2014


GLEE visitors invited to GCA's stand


August 2014


Record turnout at GCA regional meetings


GCA reports good sales for July


July 2014


South Thames winners announced by the GCA


North Thames winners announced by GCA


Midlands regional winners revealed by the GCA


Wales & West regional winners unveiled by GCA


N. East & N. West regional winners unveiled by GCA


BBQ sales continue to sizzle in June


GCA signs up five more members in June


June 2014


Good weather helps ignite BBQ and other sales in May


GCA announces regional award meetings


GCA inspector called yet? They are coming this week...


May 2014


GCA garden centres report a good start to May


Rising Stars reach round two


GCA centres report mixed results for end of May


April 2014


Garden centres give GCA inspection feedback online


Outdoor living sales soar at GCA garden centres


March 2014


New area chairmen announced for the GCA


An inspector calls...


Industry’s Rising Stars start their ascent


Sign up for the International Garden Centre Conference


Clothing sales fly off the rails in February


February 2014


New GCA Chair plans to reinvigorate the regions


Wet weather didn’t dampen outdoor plant sales


January 2014


GCA 2014 conference hits all the right notes


GCA award winners announced


Garden centre team wins Greenfingers Challenge Cup


GCA Christmas display competition winners announced


Garden centres invited to compete for Worrall Cup


Not too late to book GCA conference places


Expanded Rising Star prog to launch at GCA conference


GCA seeks sponsors for annual conference


Garden centres had sparkling results with Christmas sales






July 2012

Barometer of Trade results for June 2012 - GCA says catering, clothing and gifts were June bestsellers

 

Wales & South West, South Thames and North Thames Area Award winners 2012 - press release and results list

 

GCA comment about the lifting of the hosepipe bans for DIY Week

 

The GCA is set to reveal best area garden centres

 

June 2012

Barometer of Trade results for May 2012 - The sunshine boosts garden centre sales in May

 

Garden centre sales slow during Jubilee weekend

 

May 2012

Barometer of Trade results for May 2012 - April showers rain on sales but catering continues to shine

 

Companies invited to sponsor GCA conference 2013

 

April 2012

GCA inspections get underway

 

March 2012

Barometer of Trade results for February 2012 - Garden centre catering sales up despite cold spell

GCA announces details of 2013 conference

 

February 2012

Barometer of Trade results for January 2012 - GCA reports sales of outdoor plants are up