While the physical copies of Progressive Greetings’ November issue landed with a thud at the start of this week, the digital version is now available to read online…so what are you waiting for?!
The news pages are brimming over with all the latest industry happenings, from retailer reactions to the Budget to Laurence Prince, founder of Danilo speaking out on ITV News and BBC radio about the ongoing supply headaches. (Click to pages 6-7)
While causing sizeable challenges for suppliers and retailers, one positive knock on of the media coverage mooting product shortages is that it has kickstarted Christmas trading earlier than usual for many greeting card retailers. The Viewpoints section is packed with indies sharing their hunches on this year’s festive trading as well as what approach they are taking in their stores. (Click to pages 16-17)
Cardsharp is also in the Christmas spirit with his ‘Will those tills ring?’ musings. (Click to pages 14-15)
You can lap up the Boogie Wonderland joy that was overflowing at The Henries.
The GCA’s AGM and Conference was another fabulous recent industry gathering, which took place for the first time in Manchester. (Click to 64-65).
Playing on the city’s strong musical connections, JP Pozzi’s David Robertson excelled himself with his Rockstar Retailing talk, sharing some of the greatest hits from his performance in his column this month. (Click to pages 12-13)
Also taking to the stage was Jo Bennett, studio director of Card Factory whose keynote gave plenty of food for thought as to what the future opportunities will present for the greeting card industry. (Click to pages 66-67)
You can feast your eyes on the new treats from publishers in the Innovations section (Click to pages 60-61) while a quad of retailers share what has been selling well for them in PG’s popular What’s Hot? pages. (Click to pages 70-71)
And, you can find out more about the life and loves of artist Roy Thompson in Art Source. (Click to pages 68-69)
All this and more in the pages of a lovely glossy magazine. Wouldn’t you like to hold it in your hands so you can flick through and read it wherever it takes your fancy?
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