March 2012 edition
Money makes the world go round, so what’s to do when people don’t have much of it?
Are postage stamp prices about to sky rocket? Independents report rise in trade; tributes to a former verse-writer and victory for a victim of intellectual property theft.
16 Licensing News
Who’s partnering with who? Design Hog picks up a racing license and Pyramid International reigns supreme with Royal Mail.
18 Supplier News
All the latest supplier news including a picture-framing service for greeting retailers, plus time-saving innovations in iPad order-processing software.
28 Company Profile
Otter House – proves to be a hotbed of companies and brands.
36 Cover Story
Pigment are having a moment with new ranges and a change of direction. GT talks to the people behind this lively publishing company.
30 Nigel Crick
Explores the prickly issue of sale or return.
A selection of this month’s latest product
30 Calendars, posters and prints:
Make a date to refresh your 2013 offer.
32 Weddings and anniversaries:
The cards to have and to hold.
38 Vintage, retro and nostalgia cards:
The enduring category that knows no bounds.