Glee publishes buyers list

The shortlist of top buyers includes teams from QVC, Blue Diamond and Avant Garden Centre.

The inaugural Glee Buyers Power List has been whittled down to three winners in each category to be named at the show on 15 September.

Voting is at

There have been 190 votes so far.

The Shortlist:

Best Online Garden Retail Buying Team: Achica, Amazon, Crocus,, Halls Garden Centre/, Ideal World, Primrose, QVC, Shop Direct, Ocado.

Best Multiple Garden Centre Buying Team: Blue Diamond, British Garden Centres, Dobbies, Hillier Nurseries & Garden Centres, Hillview Garden Centre, Klondyke, Notcutts, Otter Nurseries, SCATS Country Stores, Squires GC, Thompsons Plant and Garden Centre, Wyevale Garden Centres.

Best Independent Garden Retail Buying Team: Avant Garden Centre, Ayletts Nurseries, Barton Grange, Bents, Burford Garden Centre, Capital Gardens, Chessington Garden Centre, Frosts, Garsons, Haskins, Perrywood GC, Polhill Garden Centre, Scotsdales, Summer Hill Garden Centre, Webbs.

Best DIY/Builder Merchant Buying Team: B&Q, Homebase, Jewson, Ridgeons, Stax Trade Centres, Wickes.

Best 'Other' Garden Retailer Buyer Team: Aldi, Argos, Home Bargains (T J Morris), House of Fraser, John Lewis, Lakeland, M&S, Morrisons, Next, Robert Dyas, The Range, Waitrose.

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