Magazine’s physical and digital editions are ready to read
The sunshine isn’t the only thing upping our happiness quota – the physical issues of Progressive Greetings’ July magazine landed a few days ago, and now the digital version is also available to read online. Yippee! Enjoy the read…
As ever, PG’s News pages are crammed full of industry happenings from all aspects of our sector. Read all about Scribbler’s new card kiosk development with Fujifilm, jubilant Jubilee feedback from retailers, how Father’s Day stacked up for cardies and lots more by clicking here.
Following hot on the heels of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, PG Live 2022 brought the whole global UK greeting card community back together, with exhibiting publishers having pulled out the stops and retailers lapping up the wealth of newness. The Viewpoints section shares a selection of retailers’ views of the show as well as some of their top picks (click here).
Add to get more of a flavour of the upbeat show at London’s Business Design Centre, click here.
And, talking of upbeat, PG columnist and indie retailer David Robertson is in buoyant mood as the birth of his son Hudson has further reinforced the importance of greeting cards to mark life’s events and the independent retailer’s role as part of this (click here).
There is more retailer feedback in PG’s ever-popular What’s Hot section which sees a quartet of retailers share what are the bestselling ranges in their stores (click here).
Meanwhile Cardsharp reflects on the importance of greeting cards reflecting society’s socio demographics while also highlighting that this may not always be for commercial rewards (click here).
“I’ve never worked so hard in my life,” Andy Pearce, founder of online operator Thortful, reflected on the past few pandemic years when the online greeting card platform really came into its own, quadrupling its turnover to £28million in just one year. To read Food For Thortful click here.
The constant stream of new products continues to flow, with new launches being fanfared at Harrogate Home & Gift from this Sunday to Wednesday, July 17-20. Lap these up as well as other new product debuts in the Innovations pages by clicking here.
Homing in on the art and photographic cards, the Wot A Picture article focuses on some of the trends and developments within this ever-evolving genre of the greeting card scene. You can see and read it by clicking here.
And Art Source brings an extra feast for the eyes. Drawing inspiration from her home country of Romania, her new home in Italy as well as her loves and travels, is a veritable visual storyteller. Click here to learn more about her life and loves.
All this and more in the pages of our lovely magazine. Wouldn’t you like to hold it in your hands so you can flick through and read it wherever it takes your fancy? To SUBSCRIBE NOW to Progressive Greetings, go to www.max-subscriptions.net.
However, if you can’t wait, you can click here to read the whole PG July 2022 edition online.