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Palmers Bethlehem retain coveted Store of Year title

July 4, 2014
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Palmers Bethlehem retain coveted Store of Year title

Palmers excellence of their iconic garden stores and their products has been recognised in the annual Nursery and Garden Industry Association Awards, held in Tauranga last week.

Palmers’ Bethlehem won the Store of the Year Award for the second time in the bi-annual judging event, the prestigious Excellence in Plant Range and Quality award and the award for Excellence in Financial Results.

For franchisee owners Peter & Helen Wayman, the achievement is testament to the hard work and effort of all the team and their dedication to continually looking for areas of improvement is the reason they were able to retain the title from 2012.

The judging process is very strict and requires garden centres to meet high standards in all aspects of their business, from merchandising and displays, plant management, systems & financial management, through to café offering, customer experience and in store activities that educate and inspire gardeners of all ages and abilities.

Franchisee Peter Wayman and his team do an amazing job in Tauranga,” says Palmers Marketing Manager, Janalle McMeekin. “Their merchandising is absolutely world class, the store has the wow factor from the minute you walk in; you can’t help but be inspired! The teams’ enthusiasm translates into a high quality customer experience, so they deserve the recognition for their pursuit of excellence in a very competitive market”.

The stores wide and diverse offering from plants and garden supplies, through to gift ware, home décor & wall art, also includes Spa pools, bbqs and a wide range of lifestyle products that appeal to the outdoor living aspirations of the regions homes and it’s people.

Palmers Bethlehem is open 7 days a week from 8.30am.

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