AUTHORS

   JIM BRADLEY   THE MAVERICK dynamic retail 

Jim is the driving visionary behind renowned Mid Ulster Garden Centre in Northern Ireland. He has gained international recognition for his outstanding creativity in merchandising. Never being afraid to try something new is what propels his store displays to a whole new level.
www.midulster.co.uk


   ROBERT HENDRICKSON  IGC RETAIL rules of the road 

Robert is Chief Story Teller for Next New Planet, a company focused on creating stories for retailers that consumers can't wait to hear. Formerly, Robert was Managing Director of The Garden Center Group.
Robert@nextnewplanet.com



   HENRY HUTCHESON  FAMILY MATTERS lessons for life

Henry consults with family-owned businesses to optimize their operations. He is the Author of Dirty Little Secrets of Family Business, and is a highly sought after speaker and consultant nationwide.
www.familybusinessusa.com


   KYLE LACE  SOCIAL MEDIA straight talk

Kyle is the author of three acclaimed books, Twitter Marketing for Dummies, Branding Yourself: How to Use Social Media to Invent or Reinvent Yourself and Social CRM for Dummies. He is Head of Marketing Strategy for OpenView Venture Partners, a venture capital group in Boston.


   CHERYL MOREY  TRENDING

Cheryl is Co-Publisher of IGC Magazine and Co-Founder and Producer of the IGC Show and along with her husband of 35 years.
Cheryl@IGCMagazine.com


   JEFF MOREY  UPFRONT

Jeff grew up in the garden center industry under the mentoring of his late father Dick. He is Co-Publisher of IGC Magazine and Co-Founder and Producer of the IGC Show and along with his wife of 35 years.
Jeff@IGCMagazine.com


   JUDY SHARPTON  IGC INGENUITY success stories

Owner of Growing Places Marketing, she specializes in on-site consultations on store design, development, renovation and branding, as well as product selection and placement, exclusively for IGC retailers in the U.S. and Canada. Much of this work has been concentrated in small markets for stores with limited resources but unlimited energy and commitment.
Judy@growingplaces.com


   TOM SHAY  BIZ PLANS real world

Tom grew up around his family's store and considers retailing "in his blood." He transformed this hands-on experience into a career as a national speaker and consultant to small- and mid-sized retailers. He has participated as a featured presenter at regional and national horticulture events.
www.profitsplus.org


   JOHN STANLEY  IGC RETAIL SOLUTIONS ideas at work

John is an internationally respected retail expert who has contributed to lawn and garden retail for more than 20 years in 15 countries.
www.johnstanley.com.au

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