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Royal FloraHolland and FloraXchange join forces

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: Digitalizing the floriculture sector will get a serious boost now that Royal FloraHolland and FloraXchange have joined forces. The global marketplace for flowers and plants took out a controlling interest in the FloraXchange platform. This...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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Steph McGovern to Host HTA Garden Futures Conference 2017

DIDCOT, UK: Garden retail – the great escape – is the theme for this year’s HTA Garden Futures Conference and Dinner, which takes place on Wednesday 4 October at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire. This one day conference and dinner is aimed at all those from...
Posted On 21 Jun 2017
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25 Years of Plant Innovation!

In horticulture, great business moments are rare and usually involve plenty of hard work. But that’s exactly what happened to Anthony Tesselaar twenty five years ago. Groundcover Rose While busy working in the family horticultural company in Australia, he was introduced to a...
Posted On 21 Mar 2017
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AmericanHort and the Ohio Nursery Landscape Association Collaborate to Advance Common Goals

OHIO, USA: AmericanHort will work with the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) to help advance the green industry and member companies.   Ken Fisher, AmericanHort President and CEO, will begin strategically working with the ONLA Board of Directors and ONLA’s...
Posted On 11 Mar 2017
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Harrell’s Employees Become Owners through Employee Stock Option Plan

LAKELAND, USA: In its 75th Anniversary year, Harrell’s is proud to announce the formation of the Harrell’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“Harrell’s ESOP”). As of September 30, 2016, Harrell’s ESOP has been vested as the sole owner of...
Posted On 17 Dec 2016
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Jardiland to Purchase Its Largest Franchisee

PARIS, France: French garden centre chain Jardiland today announced a definitive agreement under which it will buy up its largest franchisee, the family business Prieux. Jardiland is the leading garden centre chain in France with 183 points of sale. The acquisition of Prieux...
Posted On 15 Dec 2016
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Royal FloraHolland sells part of their Rijnsburg-based premises

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: Royal FloraHolland today announced it will sell a part of the auction premises in Rijnsburg to the L&M Groep B.V. and Dingeman Hoek Groep B.V. trading companies. Both businesses wish to develop new buildings on the land in order to facilitate...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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French Flowers at Prices Customers Love

ARGELES-SUR-MER, France: Flowers at prices French customers love. A seasoned franchise and corporate expert has started a nationwide expansion across France with the launch of a pilot store front where he sells flowers and plants at discounted prices. In a retail offensive...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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BioConsortia Raises $12 million to Accelerate Development of Multi-Microbe Products for Agriculture

DAVIS, USA: BioConsortia, Inc., innovator of microbial solutions for natural plant trait enhancement and crop yield improvement, announced that it has raised this year a total of $12 million for future growth. Last week, BioConsortia closed an $8 million equity round of...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Horticultural Research Institute Infographic Highlights Trade Flow Survey Results

WASHINGTON, USA: The US Horticultural Research Institute, the green industry’s national foundation for research and scholarships, today released “Where Do Plants Go,” an infographic using recent statistics collected by researchers and published in The Journal of...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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