Rustic Garden relaunches at Four Oaks

Rustic Garden says it had a successful Four Oaks trade show after the baskets and pots company relaunched following being bought by Jersey Choice from Rupert Eley.


Eley remains a consultant to the business.

Sales directors are Richard Hudson and Ian Riggs.

They hope to expand their sales of baskets and pots to the north of England.

The company has 1,200 accounts with 350 regularly ordering.

They hope to double sales by 2017.

Blue Diamond and Haskins are among its customers.

Riggs said: "We (Rustic Garden) decided to attend Four Oaks for the first time since 2010. We were extremely pleased and surprised by the results, we took many more orders at the show then we anticipated, both from existing clients but especially from new customers. In addition we had many high  level enquiries from quality retailers plus discussions with growers who supply major garden centres, both independent and chains. Retailers and growers found it refreshing that Rustic Garden offer leading edge on trend ranges that are different to volume suppliers. Our ability to offer bespoke products and react quickly to enquiries coupled with prompt delivery was very much acknowledged and appreciated. We will be returning to Four Oaks in 2016."

The company was also at Glee this week.



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