Thanks Teacher – Retailing Best Practice

Key Facts

  • Understand the best examples of category execution for Thanks Teacher
  • 4 reports; spanning 2016 to 2020 giving a great overview of Thanks Teacher.
  • Each report features examples of signage, promotions and category execution from the key retailers for Thanks Teacher.
  • Drive sales with our reports; we capture all the examples for each event and enable you to look at execution from several years too.
  • Leading retailers from the United Kingdom are featured, giving a great overview of the event.


This retailing best practice document focuses on Thank You Teacher. It is a major event across the world, thanking teachers, support staff and the wider school community for their help in the academic year.

In the UK, the event typically takes place in July, with a focus on Flowers, Pot Plants and Confectionery that are suitable for Gifting and showing appreciation. General Merhandise based gifts, such as Candles and Health &Beauty based gift sets are also popular, with gift sets of Alcohol also occasionally sited in featured space.

For retailers, Thanks Teacher remains a useful sales driver in mid July with the event growing in stature over recent trading years. COVID-19 meant that the 2020 edition of Thanks Teacher was sorely limited, due to schools closing due to lockdown and varying numbers of children returning before the end of the term, the event was significantly lighter for 2020 than it had been previously.

Our 4 separate reports span the years 2016 to 2020, inclusive. We showcase the best examples of execution from around the stores and categories for Thanks Teacher. Despite Thanks Teacher not being a core event in our retail calendar, it does command a presence in July across Floral, Ambient and within the Greetings Cards space. 

Our reports contain all the best practice, imagery and guidance you will need to understand how Thanks Teacher was executed, highlighting who executes the event well and where the opportunities may lie ahead of the next event. 

If you take action and purchase this package of reports, your download will begin immediately. If you delete or misplace the files, no problem! You can simply log back in and re-download your purchased reports at any time.

Don't waste time trying to collate pictures of seasonal activity from various colleagues, or trying to find the time to visit stores yourself. Trust Grocery Insight to provide everything you need to improve your offer whilst saving some time along the way.

Our reports are in depth and offer great coverage, but we can’t cover everything. Our full image collection for this seasonal event, alongside 60 others, is available to download, today. 

Complete with full sub categorisation of seasonal imagery, making it easy to find your Advent Calendars at Christmas and seeing all of the Pumpkins at Halloween. Plus we have over 12,000 pictures of shippers! 

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  • 4 separate reports, covering Thank you Teacher activity across the key categories.
  • Review the progression in the offer each year, category by category, from each retailer.
  • Look at sales driving ideas, signage, promotions and best practice examples from Floral, Ambient and Gifting categories.
  • Key highlights for each event are highlighted, summarising the key takeaways from each event.
  • We only use high quality imagery featured to illustrate our examples.

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