UK Garden Products Retailing market report
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Products covered in this Report
For the purposes of this Report, Mintel has used the following definitions:
There is a very broad definition of gardening used in this Report, covering everything from growing stock, gardening tools and sundries to those consumer products bought for the garden such as furniture, barbecues and sheds. The main categories and their broad definitions break down as follows:
- Growing stock – plants, shrubs, trees, bulbs, seeds
- Gardening equipment – lawnmowers, other power tools, hand tools, irrigation equipment
- Garden buildings – conservatories, sheds, greenhouses
- Garden chemicals and growing media – compost, peat, chippings, fertiliser, pesticides, weed killers
- Garden furniture and barbecues – furniture, parasols, patio heaters, cushions, barbecues
- Enhancement features and sundries – statuary, aggregates, etc.
The Report also makes reference to other products stocked and services provided by garden retailers (such as Christmas decorations, pets and cafés) to develop footfall and counteract the inherent problems of seasonality in gardening.
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Jane Westgarth, a leading analyst in the Retail sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
2017 promises to be a year of significant change for garden retailing. Bunnings, B&M and Wilko will emphasise everyday low prices, while B&Q will play to its strengths as a place where novice gardeners can get something to cheer up their plots easily. Meanwhile the garden centres will continue to raise their game as leisure destinations, while maintaining a specialist presence as a destination for good choice and quality. The popularity of garden leisure will continue to encourage home and general retailers to intensify competition for market share of furniture, barbecues and garden décor goods.
Senior Retail Analyst
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