Previous Buyers

NLGS buyers are primarily MID-TIER Lawn and Garden Hard goods buyers who operate at least 5  retail units do a minimum or $7 Million per year sales volume.  Some Big Box stores attend, but there are NO single unit stores or Ma and Pa shops.

NLGS BUYERS REPRESENT:nlg-61

  • multi-unit independent garden centers – 120+ Multi-unit independent garden centers
  • buying groups – approximately 3500 units served by buying groups
  • Dot coms and e-commerce –  1+ Million customers served by TV home shopping and Internet Sales
  • Hardware Companies
  • catalog companies – 102.8M catalogs mailed
  • regional discounters – 2500 retail units represented by close-out & dollar companies
  • farm & ranch companies
  • wholesale distributors – 15,500 independent garden center units serviced by distributors

With no guarantee of who will show up or stop by at typical booth style shows, NLGS stands out with Guaranteed Appointments with buyers selected by attending exhibitors.

RECENT PREVIOUS BUYERS

2016

A.M. Leonard, Inc. – AG Organics – Arett Sales Corp. – Ben Lomond Industrial & Safety – BFG Supply, Inc. – Bio Green – Bradley Caldwell, Inc. – Carlin Sales Corporation – Central Garden Distribution Corp. – Central Landscape Supply – Country Max Stores – Down To Earth Distributors, Inc – Earl May Seed & Nursery – English Gardens – Fireflybuys.com – Foster’s Inc. – Gard’N-Wise Distributors, Inc. – Gardener’s Edge – Gardens Alive!, Inc. – GroSouth Inc. – H.B. Davis Seed Co., Inc. – Hammacher Schlemmer – Home Garden Pets, LLC – Hummert International – Hydrofarm Horticultural Products – Intermountain Farmers Assn. – Jensen Distribution Services – Jerry’s Home Improvement Center – L&L – Leon Korol Company – LTD Commodities Inc. – Mazel Company – Molbak’s Garden & Home, LLC – Non-Foods Marketing, Inc. – Oakthrift Corporation – Petitti Garden Centers – Prince Corporation – Reliable Distributors, Inc. – Sam’s Club – Sheridan Nurseries Limited – Starcrest Products of California, Inc. – Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Co. – Steel City Products – Tennessee Farmers Co-Op – The Cisco Companies – Unbeatablesale.com, Inc. – V-G Supply Co. – Val-Test Distributor Group – Variety Wholesale, Inc./Rose’s Stores, Inc. – Westlake Ace Hardware – Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company – XS Merchandise, Inc.

 

2015

A.M. Leonard, Inc. – AG Organics – Al’s Garden Center – Allstar Products Group, LLC – Arett Sales Corp. – BFG Supply, Inc. – Bio Green – Calloway’s Nursery, Inc. – Canadian Tire Corporation – Central Garden Distribution Corp. – Charley’s Greenhouse and Garden – Coastal Agricultural Supply, Inc. – Do-it-Best Corp. – Doctors Foster & Smith – Earl May Seed & Nursery – English Gardens – Fireflybuys.com – FixFind, Inc. – Fred Meyer, Inc. – Gard’N-Wise Distributors-Midwest – Garden Master – Gardens Alive!, Inc. – H.B. Davis Seed Co., Inc. – Hummert International – Hydrofarm Horticultural Products – Intermountain Farmers Assn. – Jensen Distribution Services – L & L Supply, Inc. – Leon Korol Company – Lewis Stores – LTD Commodities Inc. – Mazel Company – Molbak’s Garden & Home, LLC – Natural Rapport Products – Petitti Garden Centers – Reliable Distributors, Inc. – Rohrer Seeds – Sierra Trading Post – Solutions Catalog – Starcrest Products of California, Inc. – Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Co. – Tennessee Farmers Co-Op – Unbeatablesale.com, Inc. – Waters True Value – Westlake Hardware – Whatever Works – Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company – XS Merchandise, Inc.

*(P) denotes a company that also buys pet products

This list represents the approximate buying power (event average): 235 Multi-unit retail garden centers, 104.2M catalogs mailed, 21,000 retail garden centers represented by distributors, 2500 retail units represented by close-out companies, and about 400 units served by buying groups.

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