August 2023 - 10

Bailey Nurseries
Bailey Nurseries has
Gretchen McNaughton
made changes to its
marketing and brand teams.
In marketing, Gretchen
McNaughton has been
named communications and
content strategist, and Katie
Swartzer has joined as social
media specialist.
McNaughton has been
Rachel Prescott
Katie Swartzer
with Bailey for over two
years, working as the
communications and
content specialist. In her
new role, she will lead the
team that covers consumerfocused
content, Bailey and
its Consumer Brands' social
media channels, and public
relations activities.
" Since joining the team,
Gretchen has brought fresh
ideas, refined our processes
and shown herself to be
a strong leader. We are
excited for her to take on
additional responsibilities
and offer additional
strategic insights in her
new position, " says Ryan
McEnaney, marketing and
communications manager.
Katie Swartzer joins Bailey
as the social media specialist, where she will be responsible
for the day-to-day implementation of social media and digital
content for Bailey Consumer Brands and Bailey social media.
" We are thrilled to create this new role and welcome
Katie to the team, " McEnaney says. " Her background in
marketing agency work, social media and public relations
supports our focus on growing what's next with these
crucial channels. "
On the brand team, Rachel Prescott has joined as retail
and landscape program coordinator. She has a background in
production management and sales. She joins the brand team
as the retail and landscape program coordinator, leading
efforts in building relationships with garden center and
landscape partners.
" We are thrilled to add someone with Rachel's background
and personality to our brand team, " says Layci Gragnani,
brand and business development manager. " Her infectious
positive attitude and deep background in production and
Katie Tamony
landscape complement our team nicely and will help in our
efforts as we continue to grow our brands across the garden
center and landscape channels. "
Katie Tamony to
Deliver Farwest
Show Keynote
Katie Tamony, chief
marketing officer for
Monrovia Nursery Co., will
deliver the keynote address
at the 2023 Farwest Show,
taking place Aug. 23-25
at the Oregon Convention
Center in Portland, Oregon.
Tamony's keynote
address, " How to See Differently, " takes place on Wednesday,
Aug. 23, and is open to all Farwest attendees.
Tamony is the former editor-in-chief of Sunset Magazine
and Sunset Books, an authority on lifestyle and gardening
in the West. She has more than 25 years of expertise in the
lifestyle, leisure and horticulture industries, and has led
Monrovia's marketing team since 2020.
Throughout her career, she has been tracking trends
to help companies prepare for the future. She has
an intuitive sense of what drives consumer lifestyle
interests and their relationships to brands. She has
helped several companies and nonprofit organizations
attract new audiences and drive loyalty.
Registration for the show and more details are available
IMC Rebrands as ANDMORE
center and landscape channels. "
International Market Centers (IMC) has unified its
physical marketplace business with the Juniper digital
offerings and rebranded as ANDMORE, an omnichannel
wholesale marketmaker.
This business transformation follows a yearlong
initiative to redefine the company's vision, align all
channels under a single brand experience and offer more
ways to connect wholesale buyers and sellers through
physical and digital platforms, according to ANDMORE.
" Today marks an important milestone as we embark on
a new era for our company, " said Bob Maricich, CEO of
ANDMORE. " ANDMORE captures our spirit of innovation
and focus on doing more to support our customers
by enhancing and extending the value of our physical
markets for both buyers and sellers across the furniture,
home d├ęcor, gift and apparel industries. "

August 2023

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of August 2023

Editors' Letter
Table of Contents
Editors' Picks
Innovator of the Year: Meet the Lawn & Garden Retailer Innovators of the Year!
Special Advertising Section
Technology: Open-to-Buy Inventory Management Key for Retailers
Green Goods: Trial-Proven Produce
Product Focus: Garden Pharmacy
Ad Index
5 Minutes With ...: Ken Lain
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August 2023 - Editors' Letter
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August 2023 - Table of Contents
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August 2023 - Headlines
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August 2023 - Calendar
August 2023 - Editors' Picks
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August 2023 - Innovator of the Year: Meet the Lawn & Garden Retailer Innovators of the Year!
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August 2023 - Special Advertising Section
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August 2023 - Technology: Open-to-Buy Inventory Management Key for Retailers
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August 2023 - Green Goods: Trial-Proven Produce
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August 2023 - Product Focus: Garden Pharmacy
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August 2023 - Marketplace
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August 2023 - Ad Index
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August 2023 - 5 Minutes With ...: Ken Lain
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