15 - 17 September 2020
NEC Birmingham UK

Glee News

Glee News

  • According to AMA Research’s 2017 Garden Market Analysis Report the UK Garden Products market* is currently valued at £5.7billion and is expected to benefit from a 2% annual increase until 2023.
  • Flick through the pages of any trade or consumer horticultural magazine and you're likely to see a mention of the ‘trend' for green gardening. In fact, far from being a passing fad, the shift to plane ...
  • Garden centre catering is experiencing a revolution. From wood-fired pizza ovens to tapas bars, carveries and patisseries, retail managers are channelling millions of pounds worth of investment into s ...
  • Fashions come and go – and landscaping is no exception. Crazy paving and rockeries were big in the 1970s; patios became the focal point for chintzy garden furniture during the 1980s, while timber decking, gravel and water features soared in popularity in the 1990s as television makeovers introduced the nation to the concept of outdoor rooms.
  • The Green Heart – Glee's horticultural hub - has crowned Darby Nursery Stock as winner of its 2019 Best Green Heart Display award.

  • Eleven ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Showcase 2019, at a special award presentation organised and run by Garden Trade News.
  • Ellen Mary – a well-known face within garden sector - has been confirmed as the host of Grow Your Own Magazine's 2019 Great British Growing Awards.

  • As a leading showcase of pet product suppliers, trendsetters and emerging brands, Pets at Glee is set to be a thriving platform for any retailers wanting to optimise the ‘pet pound'. Now it has been confirmed that Glee has introduced an additional added value feature to Pets at Glee called ‘The Marketplace'.
  • PAWExpo – a new high-end pet focused exhibition – will launch in September 2020, supported by the team behind the annual Glee trade event. A special ‘first look' at what is to come will be unveiled at the official PAWExpo reveal party on Wednesday 11th September at the Pets Café area, in Hall 19.

  • Drawing inspiration from the countryside, Norman Sellers the founder of Wildlife World puts a real importance on using recycled materials, renewable energy and even nontoxic paint in his products. Discover what sparked Normans passion and why he chooses to be environmentally conscious when designing and creating his products.
  • Causing regular mayhem in the office, Herbie from Danish Design loves testing out all of the latest products, especially when it comes to toys. Taking a lot of pride in the design and production stages of making the products, Annelise his owner, understands just how important it is for pet owners to buy unique items specifically for their pets. Watch the full story today!
  • A journey of discovery is coming to Glee this September as the key industry event confirms two exciting guided tour opportunities to ensure retailers make the most of their time at the show.