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Production Director Paul Naish


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malcolm@lemapublishing.co.uk Malcolm Naish Paul Naish Mark Naish John Furlong Ella Hoyos 08 News


New indie card retailer says brokerage is best, Paper Rose takes over Art Group, Paperclip returns to Holland and Danilo calendars get some great PR coverage.


14 Licensing News New licenses for Talking Pictures, Hallmark and UKG, an award for GB Eye, plus Woodmensterne’s Where’s Wally? hits the jackpot.


16 Exhibition News This years top autumn trade shows reviewed.


18 Supplier News An electronic point of sale system tailored for greetings.


24 In store Environment John Ryan finds lessons to learn from Musueums and Galleries merchandising.


30 Design Community There is a real skill in buyers who can negotiate the right deals while keeping their values and visual focus top of mind says Gill Davies.


32 Cover Story


Giggles by Hanson White is the funny face of UK Greetings with its laugh-out-loud card range.


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41 Spotlight The latest releases from Cardoo, Strange Fruit, Goody Two Shoes and Alison Coe.


FEATURES


20 Retail Forum Could franchising offer a lower risk, higher reward entry into the greetings card business? GT explores the subject by talking to those in the know.


24 Feminine Cards


GT takes a look at the wide range of cards and designs on offer for woman.


35 Gift wrap and accessories Wrap can greatly enhance the perceived value of a gift in addition to complimenting your card offer. GT looks at the best in show.


32 24 14 REGULARS


07 Leader Let’s play to our strengths and stop the negativity that is still crushing consumer confidence.


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