Fort Worth, TX, November 19, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Lawn & Garden Retailer magazine selected Calloway’s Nursery as one of four finalists for the prestigious Merchandiser of the Year award for 2009.
This is the third year that the publication has conducted the Merchandiser of the Year competition. “Being successful in our industry means a lot of things today, from marketing and customer service to events that bring in shoppers and their families,” said Paige Worthy, managing editor of the magazine. “But the store has to look great first, and we started this competition to celebrate garden centers who really nail that essential aesthetic element.”
Loyal customers and fans of Calloway’s can cast their vote by visiting: lgrmag.com/Merchandiser-of-the-Year-Read-up-and-VOTE--NewsPiece19327. Calloway’s Nursery is among esteemed company including Chalet, Matterhorn Nursery, and Habersham Gardens. Calloway’s Nursery was selected because of its festive fall merchandise and fall programs for adults and children, including the company’s annual Fall Harvest Festival that is held in October.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to be among such great company in the competition. We hope that friends of Calloway’s will be sure to visit the Lawn and Garden Retailer magazine and vote for us,” Kimberly Bird, Vice President of Retail Marketing said.
Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery is a 19-store garden center chain serving the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets. The company strives to make gardening fun, easy and successful for customers by offering expert advice from Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; store environments that are educational and easy to shop; weekly gardening clinics that serve both novice and expert gardeners; displays and instructions to aid gardeners with design and color development in their yards; and a product selection of the best plant varieties available. For more information, visit www.mytexasgarden.com.