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Company Overview of Dobbies Garden Centres Limited

Company Overview

Dobbies Garden Centres Limited operates retail stores for horticultural products in the United Kingdom. It offers outdoor living equipment, including garden dining sets, garden sofa sets, garden bistro sets, garden benches and swings, garden tables and chairs, chairs and loungers, parasols, BBQS and heating, furniture covers, solar lights, and garden ornaments; gardening products, including fruit trees, bare root fruit trees, garden tools, garden machinery, greenhouses, plant care and growing, gardening accessories, gardening gifts, gardening gloves, and door mats; garden buildings, including arbors and gazebos, garden sheds, garden storage, arches and pergolas, playhouses, and summerhouses;...

Melville Nursery

Lasswade,  EH18 1AZ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1865

1,783 Employees


44 13 1663 6778


44 13 1654 2548

Key Executives for Dobbies Garden Centres Limited

Interim Chief Executive and Commercial Director
Operations Director
Head of Aquatics & Core Gardening Buyer and Member of Management Board
Head of Outdoor Living and Member of Management Board
Head of Group Plant Buyer and Member of Management Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Dobbies Garden Centres Limited Key Developments

Tesco Reportedly Seeks Sale

Tesco PLC (LSE:TSCO) is seeking to sell loss-making businesses, including Dobbies Garden Centres Limited. Chief Executive Officer of Tesco, Dave Lewis, has approved the appointment of Greenhill to work on the sale of Dobbies, learnt Sky News. Sources said on Monday that Tesco also planned to sell Harris + Hoole Ltd. Euphorium, a bakery business, is likely to be closed. Executives also decided to close Nutri Centres Limited two weeks ago. A Tesco spokesman said the company did not comment on "rumour and speculation".

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