Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wendy Carlton – Gift Shop Hub Artist Spotlight

This weeks artist spotlight is on Wendy Carlton. Tell us a little about yourself: I’ve been an artist all my working life (35 yrs) based in Sheffield (Dore) on the edge of the Derbyshire countryside. I paint large, bold,colourful canvases taking my inspiration from nature and have a passion for striking colour combinations. I’m always […]

Gift Shop Hub In The Press

If you’re asked back, you must have done something right – and Greetings Today retail columnist Chris Fox and Gift Shop Hub team member is very pleased to announce that he’ll be talking again plus running one-to-one question sessions at the Spring Fair. Following on from his Autumn Fair talk The Balancing Act: How To Promote […]

Greetings Today Magazine

Greetings Today is part of the Lema Publishing family of business to business magazines, which includes industry-leading titles such as Gifts Today, Toys ’n’ Playthings, Tableware International, Nursery Today and Licensing Today Worldwide. The UK greetings card market is widely recognised to be worth around £1.7 billion at retail* and is a very British success […]

Abacus Cards

Abacus Cards is one of the leading greeting card publishers in the UK, supplying retailers direct throughout the UK as well as exporting around the world through a network of overseas distributors. Our studio & head office is based in Newmarket, Suffolk but we have a team of employed territory sales managers and agents located […]

Olive Wood

Olive Wood is a family owned business Est. 1952. Our head office and warehouse are based in London with a Factory plus workshops located in Sfax, Tunisia. We have inherited the love and the skill of olive wood work from our grandparents. Manufacturing, handcrafting, designing, supplying and wholesaling the widest collection of beautiful Olive Wood products in […]

Thinking of You Week

Now in its third year, Thinking of You Week (26 Sept – 2 Oct) inspires people to create a wave of love, caring and happiness by sending a card to a different person each day during this special week. Thinking of You Week has grown by leaps and bounds! The event brought the whole nation together […]

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a grass-roots, non-political, non-commercial campaign that encourages people to support small businesses in their communities, both on the Saturday itself and beyond. The campaign also aims to support, inspire and promote small business all year round. The initiative started in 2010 in the US, and has generated a lot of custom […]

Quick Facebook Business Page Tips – Part 1

As part of a ongoing series of articles we’ll be posting tips and tricks on how best to use social media to engage with your customers and promote your business online. First up is a small collection of unusual Facebook tricks that can give your page a quick and easy boost: Pin important posts to […]

Robert James Hull Art

My name is Rob and I’m behind Robert James Hull Art. I am a watercolour artist based in Sheffield, England, and I aim to capture the spirit of pets for owners all over the world. When I’m not painting cats and dogs, I occasionally branch out into other wildlife. How did you start out? I’ve […]

Chris Fox

Chris Fox

Chris Fox is a 37 old graphic designer from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. A rock music lover (vinyl collecting is a new obsession), cake/biscuit connoisseur (Granola bars are a current favourite) and all round geek (He always gets way to excited when anything Star Wars related comes into the shop). He works for Wishes an independent greeting […]