Greetings Today magazine, giving you the bigger picture

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05 Leader
Picking the right card can be difficult at the best of times - as the editor of a greetings trade mag it’s even worse!

06 News
Exhibition, People, Supplier, Licensing andGeneral, it’s all here, from National Thinking Of You Week through the Gem Fairies charity partnership to the new retailer awards at Autumn Fair

10 Meet The Newbies
Windles-sponsored focus on industry newcomers and print processes.

20 Reminisce With Chris
NEW! With 25 years in the business, Chris Dyson has plenty to say in his occasional column for Greetings Today.

28 John Ryan
How do you get people into your shop once the big spring seasons events are over?

27 Frankly Speaking
Retailers have to be gamblers and Sarah Porter reckons they hold all the cards.

38 Talk Of The Town
Retailers reveal life behind the counter.

42 It’s All About Sales
Sunshine and Christmas with Alina Clark.

43 Spotlight & Gifts Spotlight
A selection of this month’s latest releases.


12 Company Focus
CEO Paul Fineman talks about International Greetings’ interesting and productive year.

13 Verse, Sentiment & Sympathy Cards
All cards really fall into the sentimentcategory but there are times when some carry that extra impact and meaning.

23 Image Licensing & Photo Libraries
Lady Luck can have a lot to do with getting the perfect image.

26 Home & Gift Review
Harrogate is the happiest place to live in the UK - and holds a mean rrade show too.

33 Regional Focus
There’s plenty of history in East Anglia and plenty of modern life there too.

Dids Macdonald set up Anti-Copying InDesign to help designers and creatives, here she passes on some good advice.

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