GIMA meeting to feature Haskins garden centres

The Garden Industry Manufacturers Association business meeting will feature Haskins garden centres chief executive Julian Winfield and buying director Philip Evason.

Julian Winfield will talk about Haskins' £27m investment plans to develop centres while Philip Evason will speak about his plans to develop a supply chain group within the HTA.

Owen Williams, head of commercial litigation at law firm Clarke Willmott will speak on competition law, which could be relevant to garden centres.

Pleydell Smithyman director Paul Pleydell will be ‘Looking From Different Angles’ at retail presentation.

And EMAP Digital commercial director Iain Nicol will speak about Glee and its web presence.

The GIMA business meeting will be held on 27 January at Henley Golf and Country Club, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire B95 5QA.

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