Greetings Today magazine, giving you the bigger picture

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REGULARS

07 Leader
The Scottish independence vote, and helping the hedgehogs.

08 News
Exhibition, People, Supplier, Licensing and General, it’s all here, from The Art File’s rugby sponsorship to loyal John Broad’s 20 years’ service - and there’s more on www.greetingstoday.co.uk

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

16 Frankly Speaking
Sarah Porter battles an identity crisis.

23 John Ryan
Suspicion is healthy with snake oil salesmen.

53 Artists’ Quarter
Meet Kareen Taylerson.

54 It’s All About Sales
Down on the farm with Alina Clark.

55 Your Shout
Avanti’s David Worthington flies pretty high.

56 On Board
Fenner’s Justin Hobson on paper.

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

FEATURES

14 Personality Profile
UKG CEO Gary Rowley looks back on 40 years with the company.

18 Multicultural Cards
The changing face of diversity is reflected in the greetings cards on offer in the UK.

24 Cover Story
Two decades on and Grass Roots International are bigger and better than ever.

26 Autumn Fair Preview
With buying trails, show sectors and plenty of visitors, the numbers count at the season’s biggest event.

34 Gifts For Card Shops
There are loads of gifts out there that card retailers can choose from, does size matter?

40 Personality Profile
Celebrating 15 years of fun, frolics and great food with the potty-mouthed Dean Morris.

42 Top Drawer Autumn Preview
This carefully-curated show is about to open at Olympia, its new permanent home.

50 Regional Focus
Over the Irish sea, we look at life both north and south of the border.

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