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Editor Tracey Bearton


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Aditional Report Jo Cooper


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Advertisement Manager Drew Smyth


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Publishing Director Mark Naish


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Production Director Paul Naish


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Circulation Manager Robert Thomas


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REGULARS 07 Leader


Our new Editor jumps straight into the Clinton’s saga


08 News UK Greetings get ‘jubilcious’, and how trade show stands can do their bit for the animals


10 Licensing News Grumpy Old Gits invade Tesco, and Danilo’s latest license


11 People News One man’s Sahara trek, plus the latest movers and shakers in the Greetings industry


12 Supplier news


Pedal power boosts paper supplier, and the latest Fedrigoni swatchbook


34 Spotlight


A selection of this month’s latest product releases


35 Nigel Crick


On ethics and economics of East v West for gifts and greetings


52 John Ryan


Examines the path to success for in-store navigation


26 32 FEATURES


14 Clintons: Word on the Street


The latest news and views on the Clinton Cards drama


16 Retail Interview The story of new stationery chain, Blotts


18 Humour Cards Can humour cards give a cheap and cheerful recession friendly boost?


26 Company Profile The inspiration behind award-winning Rachel Ellen Designs


28 Kids Cards


Imagination is the name of the game in Children’s Cards


32 Harrogate 2012 A sneak peek at Home & Gift this July


38 PG Live We report back from the 4th year of PG Live in London


41 Euro 2012 Shining the light on European style in greeting cards


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