Greetings Today magazine, giving you the bigger picture

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05 Leader
It’s all about the baby, the new Prince Charming who’s taken over the world!

06 News
GCA change associate members’ pricing, Custard close, Mint save MGML, and Tatty Tedd has a makeover

11 People News
In a month of baby news, meet Glick’s Becky Dobson and Brooke

12 Supplier News
A 500 per cent rise in sales pleases Enveco and Wire Fittings win two big contracts

14 Exhibition News
The Inspector signs up for Autumn Fair and BLE knowledge partners announced

34 Talk Of the Town
Independent retailers tell it like it is

40 Jeremy’s Corner
Jeremy explains how to get started on LinkedIn and what it can do for you

47 Artists’ Quarter
Cartoon fan Dan talks about life in the Alternative Studio at UKG

10 It’s All About Sales
Fun in the Harrogate sun with Alina Powell

48 John Ryan
Get the paint tins and brushes out to entice customers to your store

49 Spotlight
A selection of this month’s latest releases, focus on industry newbies and GCA new members


14 Retailer Interview
Scribbler’s Emily Ridgwell explains how social media works for them

16 Image Licensing & Photo Libraries
What a picture! Images do matter so where can you get them from?

22 Cute Cards
Cute is in the eye of the beholder - it’s not just bears

26 Cover Story
Grass Roots are the masters of sentiment

28 Verse, Sentiment & Sympathy Cards
It’s all about the words

30 Animal Cards
One of the biggest sellers in cards, animals are a fantastic send.

36 Regional Focus
The land of the fens and King John’s lost treasure is our destination this month

40 Home&Gift Review
A pictorial look back at the big Harrogate show in the sunshine

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