Retailer Radio Network

Plant bracketology

Plant bracketology

March 2, 2017

Stacey Hirvela, horticulture marketing specialist at Spring Meadow Nursery, discusses the sales and marketing strategy behind Shrub Madness and shares a few potential upset picks for the 2017 tournament. Read More

HRI research update

HRI research update

February 2, 2017

Jill Calabro, science and research director with AmericanHort, gives an update on the Horticultural Research Institute's 2017 research projects, including alternative irrigation sources, boxwood blight and more. Read More

2017 TPIE: history and highlights [podcast]

2017 TPIE: history and highlights [podcast]

February 1, 2017

Linda Adams, COO of the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association and Jennifer Nelis, director of communications and public relations, discuss this year's Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition. Read More

The next generation

The next generation

January 24, 2017

Mary Lewis, a horticulture student at the University of Georgia and a past intern in AFE's Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship program, talks about why she joined the field, what it was like interning at Disney and more. Read More

The American Retail Value Proposition [podcast]

The American Retail Value Proposition [podcast]

December 13, 2016

Kyle Murray, professor of marketing and director of the School of Retailing at the Alberta School of Business, shares some of the insights detailed in his book, "The American Retail Value Proposition: Crafting Unique Experiences at Compelling Prices." Read More

A house of inspiration [podcast]

A house of inspiration [podcast]

January 21, 2016

The "Ideas House" at Bachman's is just one of the many ways the garden center gives customers ideas for how to design and decorate their own homes and gardens. Read More

'What we do matters'

'What we do matters'

December 16, 2015

Julie Kouhia, the new CEO of Molbak's Garden + Home, talks about the importance of the retail customer experience and why the company stopped growing plants. Read More

The hidden social lives of plants

The hidden social lives of plants

December 14, 2015

Dr. Donald Smith, plant scientist and McGill University professor, discusses new research into the ways plants communicate with surrounding microflora. Read More

The slow start

The slow start

September 16, 2015

Starting your heater is harder than it sounds. Chad Fletcher, director of aftermarket parts and sales for Hurst Boiler, gives you the tips you need to prevent expensive damage to your system. Read More