Greetings Today magazine, giving you the bigger picture

October 2012 edition, CLICK HERE to view


07 Leader
Industry changes are afoot while difficult times claim another victim – and here’s to laser-cut cards!

08 News
Talking Shakespeare at GCA AGM, Hannah does the Henries double, James Stewart goes into receivership, and Soula needs yourvote

14 Licensing, Exhibition And

People News Hello Kitty, from Scotland with love and who’s moving where

16 Supplier news
Paper showcase, Bug Art choses Celloglas and a bright report

26 Talk Of The Town
The view from the High Street – retailers tell it like it is

42 John Ryan

Reporting the death of the High Street may be premature

44 Your Shout

Newbie Rick Osborn shares his experiences and advice on getting started in the greetings card industry

45 Spotlight

A selection of this month’s latest product release


16 Autumn Fair Review
Research reveals retailers are optimistic

18 Cover Story
Top for licensed calendars and cards, Danilo launch Skylanders: Giants

20 Feminine Cards
What women want – from the publishers and designers catering to their needs

28 Gift Wrap, Bags,
Accessories and Stationery Add value to your greetings offer with the latest extras

36 Hand-Finished Cards
Trends and innovations in thse homespun and decorative category

38 Brand Licensing Europe
Preview Back with a bang, hottest properties will be revealed as Jessica says goodbye

40 Top Drawer Autumn
Review Visitor numbers were up at Olympia show

43 Factory Tour
Taking a trip around Thorntons proves a tasty treat

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