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Ecommerce Solutions for the horticulture industry

Helping garden centres, florists, nurseries and horticulture businesses blossom online.


Whether you're a garden centre, florist, commercial nursery or manufacturer of horticulture products, sell effectively online to your customers with an ecommerce solution that can cater for both trade and consumer audiences. Utilising our highly evolved ecommerce platform, tradeit, we work with market leading organisations to implement flexible, robust and scalable ecommerce solutions. we offer suppliers in the horticulture industry a market leading solution, allowing ambitious businesses the ability to stand out online.



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"Confidence-inspiring and efficient. The best aspect was feeling that the team at Red were experts, and no matter what the request or issue, a good solution would be found."

IT Manager, Longacres Garden Centres

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Longacres garden centre

Ecommerce Platform

tradeit™, our class-leading ecommerce platform powering retail, B2B and D2C success across the horticulture industry.


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Why tradeit?

Why the tradeit ecommerce platform is ideal for the horticulture industry

  • B2B & B2C ready

    5Natively supports B2C, B2B, D2C, International and Multi-channel ecommerce from a single platform.

  • Customised design

    Stand out from your competitors and avoid looking just like them with a completely unique design in line with your business and brand.

  • Built for growth

    Scales in line with your business meaning you never outgrow it, avoiding expensive and resource-hungry re-platforming projects.

  • Online marketing tools

    Built-in marketing & merchandising management tools to attract, engage, convert and re-engage users with loads of great features like promotions, loyalty scheme, search, personalisation, emails, subscriptions and much more.

  • Future-proofed

    Constantly evolving with frequent new releases and rich features future proofing your investment. As we own and develop the platform in house, it can be moulded to your exact requirements and designs.

  • Designed for non-technical staff

    Complete in-house control for non-technical users via the built-in content management and administration system.



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Ecommerce for Garden Centres


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Although many of your consumers prefer to visit you in person, a new generation of customers used to the convenience and simplicity of online shopping, mean your business has to adapt. As these online sales become more prominent the days of a local catchment area are over, competition is now nationwide and an even greater threat. However, with the right functionality you can use your online presence to drive more footfall to your physical stores, increase your online growth and outgrow your competition.

Click & Collect/Reserve

Your stores are a huge asset, so offering Click & Collect and/or Click & Reserve is great for driving footfall. Customers picking up items are also known to buy additional products during collection. Using tradeit,you can also manage the movement stock between stores or from a central location to fulfil these orders.

Store Stock Checker

Save customers a wasted trip, or expedite their visit, by enabling them to check live stock of any item at any of your stores (tradeit includes an optional built in stock buffer on any product to avoid disappointment).

Endless Aisle

Stop losing sales by arming your in-store staff with tradeit's endless aisle functionality on any tablet device. This enables staff to check stock and place online orders for customers of items that you don't currently have in stock, but which are available at other stores or held at a central location.

Fulfil from anywhere

The vast scope of different products means fulfilment can often be an issue for garden centres. tradeit allows you to combine multiple delivery types such as local, national, international, collection or drop shipping direct from suppliers, all from a single order.

Gift/e-Gift Cards

Enable customers to buy gift cards online, specify the value, manage their balances online and redeem them across both your website and in stores. Gift/e-gift cards can also be sent to other people physically or via email.

Events

Create events and collect attendee information for those events at the checkout, aiding you to drive online users to in-store activities such as expert talks, seasonal events, sales demonstrations or social gatherings.

Customisable Products

Sell customisable products in unique lengths, weights, sizes or dimensions with dynamic pricing calculated on your website. This means customers can get tailor-made products with an instant price to buy and can check out online.

Loyalty Scheme

Build your customer base and encourage customers to keep coming back to you by implementing a loyalty scheme with tradeit's built-in options or through integration with a 3rd party tool like Givex.


Integrations specialists

We help merge your EPoS, CRM, ERP, or other business systems with ecommerce for operational efficiency.


We've integrated numerous business systems to provide merchants with a joined up view of their customers, the automation of business processes and to reduce operational resources. tradeit can be integrated with a wide variety of 3rd party and in-house software systems without compromising agility.

OpSuite

Cybertill

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Khaos Control

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Sage 200

SAP Business One

WinMan

Linnworks

Brightpearl

Intact

Sanderson

Orderwise

Caliq

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Fulfilmentcrowd

Microsoft Dynamics GP

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Ecommerce for Nurseries & Horticulture Suppliers


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Reduce the load on your business & empower your customers with tradeit’s advanced set of self-service tools, helping your customers manage their own account and orders online.





Invoicing

Allow your trade customers to access full details of any invoices online as well as being able to add them to the basket and pay them with a credit note or a credit or debit card.

Quotations

Let customers build and submit quote requests via your website, submit your pricing and enable them to then place their order online.

Pricing options

Manage sales and control ordering with personalised customer-level pricing, Minimum Order Quantities, quantity breaks, and quantity steps.

Call Centre

Process orders via mail, email, phone, fax or in-store (on a tablet device or kiosk) alongside all orders via your ecommerce channels, giving you a single view of all customer activity and streamlining your order management with the built-in call centre tools.

Multiple Channels

Launch multiple channels catering for trade and direct-to-consumer customers, multiple brands, as well as any international markets (localised with languages, currencies, warehouse, taxes etc...), all from a single instance of the platform.

Ordering

Give customers multiple ordering and re-ordering options including quick order pads, saved baskets, re-order from previous order, back orders, & split fulfilment (on delivery address or availability) plus raise returns, refunds and replacements.

Customer Accounts

Dedicated 24/7/365 self-service portal containing all information including billing and shipping addresses, order history, credit limits, payment terms, downloadable content and much more.

Payment

Supports credit or debit card, account, invoice, pre-paid credit, gift cards/vouchers, subscriptions, on account, 'bill me later' services or other additional payment methods like Apple Pay or PayPal.

Master/Sub Accounts

Control ordering and spending capabilities of all regional sites from a central location, including approvals system and credit limits.



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"Red are professional, methodical and technically competent. The best thing about the experience was having a dedicated project manager who was able to explain things very clearly and find solutions to certain challenges that arose."

Managing Director, Eden Horticulture

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Horticulture Ecommerce News & Insights

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Eden Horticulture launch their first foray into ecommerce with tradeit
The UK's leading manufacturer of and distributor of hydroponic equipment and services turns to B2B ecommerce from Red Technology...
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Longacres Bybrook Barn wins Horticulture Week Business Award
Longacres Bybrook Barn picks up the award for ‘Best business refurbishment, refit or extension.’ at the Horticulture Week Business Awards...
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Longacres launch new responsive ecommerce site on tradeit
Award-winning garden centre Longacres, launch their brand new ecommerce store on the latest version of the tradeit platform...
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Longacres voted number one for 7 years running
Longacres Bagshot confirmed as the number one garden centre by turnover with their online offering growing by a large amount in both 2014 and 2015...