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How the pandemic changed the way customers shop at their favourite garden centre

We are nearly a year into the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions. It is needless to say that the virus caused an extreme effect on the garden retail industry with many stores forced to close several times during the different lockdowns. During these lockdowns, many consumers switched their spending to …

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New Garden Department and Car Park at Harts of Stur

Despite the continued uncertainty and disruption caused by Covid, it has been a busy and successful year for Harts of Stur, the fourth-generation family-owned company based in the North Dorset market town of Sturminster Newton. With many high street stores struggling to keep afloat, Harts have continued to buck the …

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Laid back summer days cost Brits £1.5bn in garden thefts

A fifth (17%) of Brits have had items stolen from their garden, with one in three (31%) claiming they’ve been burgled twice or more in the past five years, according to a survey by Co-op Insurance. The study, which was conducted among 2,000 homeowners with gardens in June 2018 on …

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