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What’s Hot In Yours Sincerely, Shenfield and Hornchurch?

Sincerely Yours is an award-winning duo of specialist card and gift shops that are at the heart of the close knit Essex communities of Shenfield and Hornchurch.

Running the business with her daughter Emma, Kaye has continued to look at ways of engaging with customers both during the lockdowns and since re-opening.

Above: Sincerely Yours are well supported shops by their local customers.
Above: Sincerely Yours are well supported shops by their local customers.

As well as being very active on social media and constantly updating its own website, Kaye was also an early adopter of the Click it Local platform (for independent retailers) when it was introduced in the area, appearing on BBC news to help with the publicity. (https://www.pgbuzz.net/sincerely-yours-kaye-thurgood-champions-click-it-local-on-the-bbc/)

Here, Kaye shares some of the stores’ top selling ranges.

Relations and Occasions

Across the board from UK Greetings

“Just fabulous, especially in the higher price points for female relations as well as the minor captions.”

Everyday

Talking Pictures’ More Than Words from Ling design

“Great value for money for general sends as well as in captions.”

Above: A More Than Words design from Talking Pictures (Ling Design).
Above: A More Than Words design from Talking Pictures (Ling Design).

Humour

Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing

“You just can’t beat it!”

Fancy Pants from Hammond Gower

“Funny, completely different and not offensive.”

Above: Fancy Pants from Hammond Gower hits the spot.
Above: Fancy Pants from Hammond Gower hits the spot.

Children’s

Across the board from Rachel Ellen Designs

“Distinctive style that exudes quality.”

Jamboree from Paper Salad

“They just fly out! Wonderful, eye-catching designs.”

Art

Across the board from Museums & Galleries

“People buy half a dozen cards at a time.”

Above: Van Gogh’s Irises appears in Museums & Galleries Classics collection.
Above: Van Gogh’s Irises appears in Museums & Galleries Classics collection.

Adult ages

Signatures; Velvet from Jonny Javelin

“I not only love Jonny’s cards, but also the loyalty and service from the company.”

Across the board from IC&G

“So great at the double captions, people come in expecting us to have them.”

Handmade/Hand-finished

Across the board from Five Dollar Shake

“A greatly supportive company that scores on the design front – the new male range looks fab.”

Above: One of the designs from Five Dollar’s new Magnum range.
Above: One of the designs from Five Dollar’s new Magnum range.

Gifts

Amuseables from Jellycat

“The company’s creativity never ceases to amaze me!”

Above: Kaye with an armful of Amuseables.
Above: Kaye with an armful of Amuseables.

Candles from Peppermint Grove/Mews Collective

“The packaging and product design of these soy-based candles is spot on.”

Above: A striking design in the Mews Collective range.
Above: A striking design in the Mews Collective range.

Giftwrap

Bubble from Belly Button Designs

“The latest release is lovely, particularly the bee design.”

Gift dressings from Glick Design

“I dedicate a whole wall to this and it looks great.”

Top: Kaye and her daughter Emma outside Sincerely Yours on Mother’s Day.

 

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