GTN October 2021 - Garden Trade News, UK

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OCTOBER 2021

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Remembering Eddie Topping MBE… 18 8 June 2021

Plantsalesatthedouble

Plants continue outsell previous totals for the first two weeks of June. Last week’s plant sales were 26% up on last year and more than double the same week in 2019. As we near the half year and look to balance out the post re-opening effect of last year, plant sales year to date are currently 105% up on 2020 and 17% up on 2019. Highlights of the week were: !As roses come into bloom with a vengeance, sales increased by 24% last week, moving up to No 13. !Bellis were the highest GTN Plants chart climber, up 12 places to No 27. !Asters were the highest Top 50 chart re-entry, back in at No 33. !All Plants volume sales change: Week on week DOWN 27.4%. Year to date vs 2020 UP 104.5%, vs 2019 UP 17.4%.

At least 25% more gardening going on

Who budgeted for this? Garden centre sales in the GTN Bestsellers Epos database over the past five weeks, which compare with the first five weeks after re-opening last year, are 4% up, and plant sales over the same

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