Crazy: Bags on the move

Hampshire, UK, 20 May 2015 — After five years’ exceptional growth Crazy Bags, a market-leader in the promotional bag sector, has outgrown its Lymington headquarters and moved to further expand its operation. With fifteen years’ operating history, the company is recognised in the industry as a trusted brand and innovator. It focuses on new product […]
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Spring Shows change focus

Customer Focus Exhibitions formerly Trade Only, leading marketing and information solutions provider for the Promotional Product Industry held five events for the spring shows which toured the UK. The shows were held at five locations across the country Glasgow, Manchester, Slough Harlow and Walsall and were attended by more than 400 delegates, with some very […]

Blueprint Shines Brightly

The sun is certainly shining on Blueprint Promotional Product’s this year as they celebrate record sales of over £1 million pounds at the end of their financial year. This year’s success was partly due to their expansion into the export market with 24 new contracts resulting in over £250,000 worth of promotional merchandise being delivered […]
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The Sourcing Team Ltd – EcoVadis results have been published

EcoVadis aims at improving environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the influence of global supply chains. EcoVadis operates the 1st collaborative platform enabling companies to monitor the Sustainability performance of their suppliers, across 150 sectors and 99 countries. EcoVadis reliable ratings and easy to use monitoring tools allow companies to manage risks and […]

#WalktheWalk Charity Activity – #Moonwalk2015 London is a grant making breast cancer charity, which means that everybody taking part in the challenges is raising money for Walk the Walk. The charity then works with charities big and small that are involved with breast cancer and grants funds to where we know it will make the most difference. Gill Thorpe CEO […]
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Bags HQ Staff News

Rachel Salisbury (neé Florey) has been promoted to National Accounts Manager for Bags HQ. Rachel stays within the Laltex Group having worked in the Laltex Promo team for almost 5 years. Rachel’s new role will principally consist of managing the Bags HQ team, visiting customers, attending trade shows and general account management. Rachel shall be […]

Dave & Justin Complete the Chester Half Marathon for Ava Evans

David Wilson (M.D.) and Justin Jones (Office Manager) of Preseli Ltd joined 7,000 other runners in completing the 34th Chester Half Marathon on Sunday 17th May. Supporters were out in large numbers and the Chester Town crier David Mitchell heralded the beginning of the 13.2 mile course which finished just outside Chester Town Hall. Weather […]

senator® Group: Change in management

The senator® Group has announced a personnel change in its management: The former CEO, Dr. Christian Korte, has left the company in order to take on a new professional challenge. According to senator®, he is leaving the group on good mutual terms. Korte recently introduced the corporate strategy “extramoredinary” and successfully carried out its first […]
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SPS fundraiser will really ‘Get Kids Going!

SPS welcomed a VIP on site this April, with paralympian Shelly Woods calling in to receive a very special cheque for £5,894.70 for the charity ‘Get Kids Going!’. Throughout 2014, SPS donated money from the sale of every single sports bottle in their ‘H2O Active’ range to this national charity, aimed to help disabled young […]
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Evolve Branding Continues To Invest

The month of May sees Evolve Branding take delivery if its latest M&R Sportsman screen printing machine. This 10 colour print, 12 station model has been purchased to further increase capacity to meet steady growth in demand and will further reduce lead times. ‘This latest addition is just another part of our investment programme. This […]
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The Pen Warehouse have raised over £1200.00 to donate to a Nepalese charity

The workforce reflects the vibrant diversity of the local community and, as many colleagues are from Nepalese families, the tragedy in Nepal had a very personal resonance across the company. The money raised will be given to Maiti Nepal (, an established charity in Nepal which works exclusively with children and women. The charity is […]

Roantree joins Envoy Catalogue Group

Roantree Promotional Marketing have become the latest distributor to join the Envoy catalogue group to represent the High Wycombe area. With a wealth of experience and a great track record. Roantree join a list of leading distributors to become a member of this exclusive catalogue group. Neal Beagles, Managing Director of Roantree, comments “We are […]

Polyconcept Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Polyconcept, a global supplier of corporate and promotional merchandise, announces the appointment of Gene Colleran as its new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Colleran will assume full group responsibilities for Polyconcept including its three primary operating divisions: Polyconcept North America (PCNA), PF Concept, and Polyconcept International Markets (PCIM). Colleran succeeds Michael Bernstein in the role, […]
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Fanela’s Mike Makes England Masters Hockey Team

Friday the 3rd of April wasn’t an ordinary day at Fanela, it turned out to be one of huge pride for everyone with the information that Mike White (Sales Manager) was selected to represent England Masters Hockey Team. Mike kept it a secret from most that he was undergoing trials and when the news came […]

John Stevens is celebrating 25 years of service for Senator Pens.

John Stevens, Production & Print Manager, is celebrating 25 years of service for Senator Pens. The quality and consistency of Senator printed products have enabled the company to become the industry leader that they are today. John started work with Senator Pens on 27th March 1990 and over the past 25 years he has played […]

Sid Yaseen chooses Galpeg Associate Programme

The Galpeg Associate Programme continues to attract leading industry names, with Sid Yaseen deciding to launch Twelve Ten Promotions this spring. Having worked for some of the larger distributors, Sid is now eager to start a new chapter in his career and develop his own brand, targeting blue chip accounts. Sid commented: “The opportunity to […]

Altitude Group Plc Results

The 2014 results from Altitude Group plc have been published. The Altitude group operates in the UK & USA, and consists of Customer Focus (formerly Trade Only) Customer Focus Exhibitions i.e. Promotional Product Expo (formerly The Trade Only National Show) , Spring Show and APG. Customer Focus Enterprise (formerly Promoserve) Customer Focus Publications (Spectrum, Envoy and PPD […]

Wild Thang to be headline sponsor of the International Mersey River Festival

We are completely and utterly over the moon to have been drawn out the hat to be headline sponsor for the International Mersey River Festival at the Mayoral 100 Club Gala Dinner which has a prize value of £125,000 in brand presence across city dressing, print, press & social media coverage across all marketing platforms. […]
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Promotional Showcase Starts the 2015 Season

Cardiff was the venue for the successful start of the 2015 Promotional Showcase season on 24th March; this was followed by another extremely well attended Showcase in Guildford on the 26th. “These were two hot, hot shows with distributors at times queuing up to register. And why wouldn’t you” commented Gerry Thomas. “We bring together […]

Fluid Branding – Raising funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK

Fluid Branding’s Leeds office are currently on a fundraising mission for Pancreatic Cancer UK. The team have set an ambitious target of £12,500 to raise for the charity. Kyle Scott, Sales Director and James Ingleby, Account Manager have a number of fundraising events scheduled around Yorkshire during March and April which include a karaoke night, […]

Keepme Bags: Donation for children’s charity

The second donation initiative “Race to print 200,000 cotton bags“ by Keepme Bags has come to an end. Since November 2014, the British bag manufacturer has been donating a penny for every sold and imprinted bag of its Long Handled Natural Cotton Bag model, with the aim of raising a total sum of 2,000 British […]