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June 2013 edition CLICK HERE to view

REGULARS

07 Leader
Life in the Big Apple - and a fond farewell toNigel Crick

08 News
Card Factory explore the Stock Market, Scousers are a new niche, and the GCA votes on associate members

12 Licensing News
No washing up needed, Dennis The Menace helps out and cut-out cards for the Hungry Caterpillar

13 People News
Goodbye to Stan, marathon man north of the border, and Cleere takes over

14 Supplier News
Cutting edge technology and a passion for paper

16 Exhibition News
An early look at Harrogate Home & Gift

40 Jeremy’s Corner
GT’s latest regular columnist gives the ins and outs of setting up social media

47 Your Shout
Trade exhibition or consumer-facing shows? Claire Hill tries both

48 John Ryan
Greetings shops should weather the online  retail storm

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

FEATURES


18 Cover Story
Disney, activity and tweens/teens cards are big sellers for Hallmark

20 Children’s Cards & Wrap
All the parties and presents mean these are a huge slice of the market

23 Pulse Review
A pictoral look at the design-led show

24 Humour Cards
We all love a good laugh, and it’s the best medicine in this key category

38 Company Profile
With the 18th anniversary of the Me To You brand, Carte Blanche are going global

42 NSS & Surtex Review
A pictorial review of the recent shows across the Pond

43 PG Live Review
A comprehensive look back at the industry’s exclusive trade exhibition


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