What’s Hot?

 

Tracey and Chris Bryant, partners of Expressions, Swindon reveal the hot sellers in their card shop. Expressions is a large shop in the old town of Swindon which benefits from a loyal local customer base.

Tracey and Chris Bryant at the drinks reception at PG Live.
Tracey and Chris Bryant at the drinks reception at PG Live.

Everyday: Arabella from Noel Tatt

“We ordered these at PG Live and they are flying off the shelves already!”

Everyday: So many ranges from UK Greetings

“As a ‘From the Heart’ store UK Greetings always provide a wide selection of designs. The occasions and relations designs are also particularly strong.”

One of the pretty foiled and flittered designs in Noel Tatt’s Arabella range.
One of the pretty foiled and flittered designs in Noel Tatt’s Arabella range.

Humour: Ribticklers, Riff Raff, Animal Antics from Pigment

“Just brilliant! Whatever the range, they just sell and sell.”

Humour: Wrinklies from Paperlink

“Gentle humour that appeals to the more mature customer.”

Traditional: Pizazz from Nigel Quiney Publications

“This has long been a best seller. The Jewel and Pizazz for Men ranges are welcome additions to the collection.”

The finishes coupled with the designs make Hammond Gower’s Luxe cards a winner.
The finishes coupled with the designs make Hammond Gower’s Luxe cards a winner.

Contemporary: Luxe from Hammond Gower

“Beautifully finished cards with a rich gold envelope.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished: So many ranges from Five Dollar Shake

“Sophisticated handmade cards with intricate detail. These are great for special occasions.”

Photographic: All manner of ranges from Leonard Smith

“Absolutely stunning photography taken by Len Smith personally.”

One of the many great designs from Paperlink’s Wrinklies range, which is a finalist in The Henry Cole Classic award in The Henries 2017.
One of the many great designs from Paperlink’s Wrinklies range, which is a finalist in The Henry Cole Classic award in The Henries 2017.

Stationery: Imagine stationery from Soul

“Lovely quality stationery range in subtle colours.”

Ancillary: Chocolate Bars from Words ‘n’ Wishes

“Quality chocolate that is well priced. It’s a great add on sale.”

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