March 21, 2016
Terra Nova Nurseries Eliminates Tag Requirement From Its Labeling Policy
The breeder has modified its labeling policy to eliminate the tag exemption process for the purchase of unrooted cuttings or rooted liners. Growers who utilize branded nursery or retailer labels with their products are no longer required to use Terra Nova Nurseries’ tags with their cutting and liner orders.
March 9, 2016
Horticultural Marketing & Printing Merges With Global Packaging Company Orora
The synergies between the two companies will enable Horticultural Marketing & Printing to provide expanded packaging, POP, and fulfillment solutions in the future.
September 30, 2014
Reimagining Tags And Labels
As growers try to strike a balance between cost and providing customers with better product information at the point of sale, technonology like augmented reality and print on demand is opening the door for tags and labels to be more valuable than ever.
September 11, 2014
3D Hits Hort: Technology Streamlines Pot Production
McConkey Company changes the game in customized pot designs with 3D printing.
August 15, 2014
Multi Packaging Solutions | John Henry Offers The Rivet Rack, Which Can Be Merchandised Quickly And Easily [sponsor content]
Multi Packaging Solutions | John Henry’s Kristi Huffman shares details on Midwest Wire’s Rivet Rack, a steel shipping rack that features wire gauge shelves and easy merchandising with shelf strips.
March 26, 2014
Horticultural Marketing And Printing’s Quickattach Clips Make Tagging Trees And Shrubs Easier
Horticultural Marketing and Printing has introduced Quickattach clips as a new tool for tagging woody crops.
February 13, 2014
New Designer Tags From Horticultural Marketing And Printing Helps Retailers Promote Products
Horticultural Marketing and Printing's new Designer Tags, which were introduced at this year's winter trade shows, are now available to retailers and growers nationwide.
December 2, 2013
The Continuing Evolution Of Retail
Technology will rapidly transform how retailers engage with their customers, reverberating through everything from the daily process of running a business to plant tags, containers, videos and apps. Retailers will find it less difficult to get out of the office and back into the business of working with plants and people. Improved Point-Of-Sale (POS) Mobile POS systems will soon replace the traditional checkout as smartphones and tablets make it possible for retailers to perform on-the-spot transactions anywhere they have an internet connection. Retailers will find it simpler to keep track of customers’ buying preferences and manage inventory in real time. It will be harder for thieves to access unauthorized funds in the future, thanks to a new security chip placed in credit cards that requires a pin number before completing any transaction. The introduction of mobile wallet technology will also help accelerate customer engagement using interactive coupons, geofencing enhancements and […]
August 23, 2012
New Plant Pie Product Drives Consumer Success
Alan Van Wingerden invented the Plant Pie to drive consumer success with growing plants. This new method allows growers and gardeners produce high-quality plants in shallow trays. Proponents of the method boast that it performs better than the standard method of growing from individual cells, trays and pots.
August 23, 2012
John Henry Brings Merchandising And Convenience Together
Becky Bush shows off some of the John Henry Company’s merchandising ideas for 2012-13, from plant carriers to pot wraps to cart/rack graphics.