The CoHort Zone

September 12, 2014

Retail ponderings: A ‘pop’ for profits

Play into pop culture to create new ways of interacting with your customers By Maria Zampini for gardencenter  July 21, 2014 Besides writing, I also lecture across the country to trade and consumer audiences. One of my recent…[MORE]

August 29, 2014

Aug Enews: UpShoot Plants Win Retailers Choice Awards!


Maria ZampiniPresident, UpShoot LLC On the Road Again October 2 – 3Nashville, TNNew Music City Center Tennessee GreenIndustry Expo Maria’s Workin Words Garden Center MagazineRetail Ponderings: MoreThan Mums and Pumpkins   Nursery ManagementProfitable Partnerships KNOW HOW! Blog…[MORE]

August 23, 2014

Retail ponderings: More than mums and pumpkins


Extend the season by catering to autumn activities like football and by emphasizing that fall is for planting By Maria Zampini for gardencenter  July 29, 2014 It’s hotter than Hades outside, and it’s so humid…[MORE]

August 19, 2014

Profitable partnerships

Nursery Management Cover 8 2014

FEATURES – COVER FEATURE Van Essen recognizes that collaborations through creative marketing bolster sales for the entire industry. by Maria Zampini for Nursery Management  | August 14, 2014 When times are tough, marketing is typically one of…[MORE]

August 15, 2014

Farwest 2014: Rain or Shine UpShoot Plants are Divine

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Schedule a Booth Visit Today! Great news! This year we’ve expanded to two booths at the Farwest Show #2045 and #2047. This will better enable us to feature bothUpShoot new plant introductions and theHGTV HOME Plant Collection including the…[MORE]