April 2012 edition
An insight into the current issue, why we should make more of UK-US business relations and a message about the forthcoming Lema Publishing golf day.
The stamp price saga continues, Birthday’s up for sale and St Patricks Day cards sell 8 million times better in the States.
14 People News
Show your support for the greeting card pro running a gruelling Sahara marathon.
16 Supplier News
Specialist calender printers and greeting trade web-designers under the spotlight.
18 Exhibition News
Take a fresh look at the UK Stationery Show this month.
27 Nigel Crick
Talks about the Forestry Sustainability Commission and its value to our industry.
28 Cover Story
Hear from the independent retailers that swear by stocking funny cards from Hanson White’s Giggles range – now in their 25th year.
36 Company Profile
Fledgling publisher The London Studio is really beginning to take off.
This month’s latest product releases.
20 Character Licensing:
How digital is revolutionising the licensing industry.
30 Male cards:
Are men really so hard to buy for?
38 Back to School:
A look at the latest greeting and stationery ranges.
40 Surtex and the National Stationery Show:
America’s finest trade shows reviewed.