What’s Hot in Stationery Supplies, Marple?

Stationery Supplies is a small stationery, gift and card shop located in Marple, Stockport that is something of a local beacon for shoppers, enjoying a varied customer base. Owner Sarah Laker – who has more than shown her commitment to the category by sponsoring one of the days in National Stationery Week, as well as being feted in the finals of the 25 Best Small Shops in the UK – shares what has been selling well in her store.

Above: Sarah Laker (left) with the GCA’s ceo Amanda Fergusson at the UK’s 25 Best Small Shops presentation at the House of Commons recently.
Above: Sarah Laker (left) with the GCA’s ceo Amanda Fergusson at the UK’s 25 Best Small Shops presentation at the House of Commons recently.

Everyday

Hazy Days from Paper Rose

“I’ve dealt with Paper Rose for over 13 years. The publisher has continually refreshed its ranges and brought out new designs at modest price points. Hazy Days is a fairly new range that has been very well received by my customers.”

Above: A delicate watercolour Hazy Days design from Paper Rose.
Above: A delicate watercolour Hazy Days design from Paper Rose.

Everyday

Sparkle from Alex Clark

“I’ve only just started stocking Alex Clark cards recently and am already topping up the spinner! That speaks for itself.”

Humour

Words Of Wisdom from Dandelion Stationery

“Jo at Dandelion has an amazing knack of hitting just the right balance of sentiment and humour, with her down to earth approach appealing to customers of all ages.”

Humour

Holy Flaps from Redback Cards

“There is nothing better than hearing a customer laugh out loud at our cards, and Holy Flaps is often the cause of these outbursts! – Although they are quite naughty and not for everyone.”

Art

Sara Miller London from The Art File

“Simply stunning cards.”

Traditional

Vanilla from Two Little Monkeys

“Great designs in all ages and occasions, a great all round range.”

 

Above: Lovely illustrations capture the celebration on Two Little Monkeys’ Vanilla range.
Above: Lovely illustrations capture the celebration on Two Little Monkeys’ Vanilla range.

Contemporary

Message In A Bottle from Alljoy Design

“Quirky 3D pop-up cards which amaze customers seeing them for the first time.”

Contemporary

Shine from Redback Cards

“With a reversible sequin peel-off patch these cards are seriously amazing. They’re bang-on trend and customers buy them in multiples!”

Children’s

Fab from Earlybird

“Bold, bright and fun, covering all ages from 1-20, and customers like the compostable sleeves and recycled envelopes.”

Above: Neon brightness from Early bird’s Fab children’s range.
Above: Neon brightness from Early bird’s Fab children’s range.

Ancillary

Bamboo Mugs from Eco Chic

“Strong designs liked by everyone. At a good price point and eco-friendly, they are just flying off the shelves!”

Ancillary

Across The Board

“All of the company’s gifts just sell themselves – the designs are simple with beautiful sentiments. Particularly popular are the ceramic pebbles.”

Above: Supportive words on an East Of India ceramic pebble keepsake.
Above: Supportive words on an East Of India ceramic pebble keepsake.

Top: Stationery Supplies in Marple recently was recently commended in the finals of the 25 Best Small Shops in the UK.

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