Arett Sales and AmericanHort have entered into a multi-year partnership that will further enhance the services offered to independent garden centers and hardware stores.
Arett Sales will be featured in the Retail District at Cultivate’15 in Columbus, Ohio with a focus on special buys on new and exciting products within the birding, fall, winter, outdoor living, and pottery categories. Arett is a co-sponsor of the retail education track and will feature new items in the New Exhibitor area as well.
AmericanHort will be exhibiting at the Arett June Market on June 24 in Valley Forge, PA and at the Arett Open House from September 10 to 12 in Atlantic City, NJ. AmericanHort will showcase year-round opportunities for retail education and business advancement, as well as their latest initiative pioneering what the future of retail means for independent garden centers and the industry.
“A partnership between AmericanHort, the largest association for garden retailers, and Arett Sales, the leading distributor of lawn, garden, home, and holiday supplies is a natural fit”, says Noah Chesbrough, Director of Marketing for Arett Sales. “There are many synergies between Arett Sales and AmericanHort, including the desire to drive the success of independent retailers through education, collaboration, and unique opportunities to enhance the retail experience.” AmericanHort offers year-round training in addition to the four days of educational sessions at Cultivate’15, while Arett offers free online training, product knowledge seminars, educational programs, and courses at Arett University.
“We are enthusiastic to team up with Arett Sales as we expand our collaborative efforts to support garden retailers,” says Michael V. Geary, CAE, President and CEO of AmericanHort. “Along with our other partners, we are working together toward the long-term vitality of retailers.”
The partnership of AmericanHort and Arett Sales will generate a vast array of products and services for independent retailers throughout the year.