Global Trends 2020

Look after plants whilst in lockdown

One of the silver linings of the pandemic has been a renewed interest in nature, gardening and the outdoors. However, many British garden centres suffered in lockdown as not all had an online presence. Upon hearing that the plants in these nurseries may die, Plantsavers was created. As the logistics of lockdown mean that customers aren’t able to choose exact plants, the website offers random selection boxes sourced from closed nurseries. The customer benefits in three ways: first, the boxes are better value than buying the plants individually, second they are able to support struggling businesses, and thirdly Plantsavers donates money from each sale to a NHS charity.

Source: https://plantsavers.co.uk/

Lush launch handcare kits

Lush launch a new range of handcare boxes, including soaps, creams and a serum. This limited edition box may appeal to those experiencing dry hands as a result of increased washing.

Source: https://www.lush.ca/en/handcare-kits.html