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Retail figures show sales are on the up - it’s looking good for the autumn shows.
Boycie does the honours, Jessica’s a winner, and walk in their shoes.
11 Supplier News
Fenner get a Crush and Rob’s the new boss at Arctic Paper UK.
12 Licensing News
Brainbox Candy go all Flip Floppy and Kelvyn’s had fun for 30 years.
12 People News
Three new people - at Gemma, Danilo and GCA US - and a lovely wedding.
16 Meet The Newbies
Focus on industry newcomers
34 It’s All About Sales
The lonely life of an agent.
44 Talk Of the Town
Independent retailers tell it like it is.
48 Jeremy’s Corner
A look at the report compiled for Autumn Fair on seasonal buying.
50 Your Shout
Kevin Smith talks about being both a publisher and a retailer.
51 John Ryan
Let’s talk about Christmas.
18 Giftwrap, bags & stationery
Get it all wrapped up.
26 Regional Focus
Just a short hop across the Irish Sea, GT visits the island of Ireland
26 Cover Story
Happy 35th birthday to the Danilo
33 Cardgains Show Preview
35 Feminine Cards
Girly cards can be tough work.
46 BLE Preview
A look at what to expect from the big licensing show.
46 Autumn Fair Review
49 Top Drawer Preview