Winners and losers after Brexit decision

The promotional products industry this morning awoke to the news that the United Kingdom is to leave the European Union – with both winners and losers in the resulting economic fall-out. The result of the referendum has seen share prices plummet this morning – the FTSE 100 fell more than 500 points before regaining some […]
No-Min and First Editions Bottles (2) Announces New Partner

As part of its continued growth, is pleased to announce an exciting new trade partner. First Editions Ltd have added high-quality personalised sports bottles and protein shakers to the substantial product offering available through is an automated web-to-print system designed to process online orders of digitally printed and engraved promotional products quickly […]

Yob welcome Lisa and Scarlett

The YOBGroup would like to announce two new starters to their team. Lisa Sheeran and Scarlet Lee have joined the Sheffield golf and events company in a sales and design role, respectively. L isa joins with a weight of industry experience under her belt having been at the Umbrella Co and Rain Gear in the […]
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Wild Thang are proud to be Official Merchandise Supplier for IFB 2016.

Exhibiting at the International Festival of Business 2016 and showcasing IFB merchandise over the next three weeks. Andrew Dwerryhouse commented: “We are proud and excited to be part of IFB 2016 and the official merchandise provider. It was great to develop a range in conjunction with the event organisers that was a combination of either […]
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Liz Bailey of Steel City Passes Away

Steel City had some extremely sad news at the start of this week when they learned of the passing of a dear colleague Liz Bailey after a short illness. Liz was the Accounts Manager at Steel City for eight and a half years. She was extremely methodical, loyal and conscientious in her role, had a […]

Dunelm Glass does it again for charity.

Dunelm’s Ritchie Wilson and Chris Smith take on another charity bike ride for the 3rd year in row to help raise more than £70,000 for a local charity the Foundation of Light. This year’s ride involved a mammoth journey from the French Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean covering 320 miles in a bid to generate […]

It’s a High Five for the United Bag Store

It’s a High Five for the United Bag Store with the 5th member of the Team. “We have our knowledgeable Vicky Williams with over 6 years’ experience of working with in the promotional bag industry. Our lovely Vicky Harrop who loves to chat and offer our customers the best deal at all times.” The newest member […]


TomatoSource are incredibly proud of team member Elisabeth Sheppard (Lis to many of you) with her efforts this year to raise awareness and money for Parkinson’s UK. In September this year, she will be getting in the saddle for a gruelling 470km ride from London to Paris. ‘But just one challenge isn’t enough for our […]
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Everyday hero for your office

The brand new Lamy Screen pen is now available in the UK from Senator Pens, the exclusive agent of Lamy promotional products in the U.K. Lamy Screen is a multi-functional writing instrument made of aluminium and plastic, which masters the challenge of everyday office life, making it the perfect companion for meetings and business trips. The highlight […]

Enterprise Level Technology Agreement

Altitude Group plc, the provider of innovative technology solutions for small to medium sized businesses, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Customer Focus Software Inc., has agreed a partnership with Aprinta Group (“Aprinta”) based in Rochester, NY, USA, a leader in the provision of screen printing and promotional product supply to distributors, […]
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Senator appoint new Key Account Manager

Senator are pleased to announce the addition of Emily Carpenter to their Account Management Team. Emily brings with her a huge amount of account management experience (18 years) gained at British Loose Leaf & TwistKey (bespoke presentation products) operating in retail, promotional and stationery. “I have a lot of friends and customers within the promotional […]

Kan Ltd Welcome Back Chris Hamel

Everyone at Kan Ltd is delighted to welcome Chris Hamel back to the office! Chris has worked with Kan since 2005 and has been an integral part of the sales team. Unfortunately, after a routine check in the spring of 2015, Chris was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel and liver cancer and had to take […]

CHX Products is proud to be making the new Greener, Green Blue Peter Badge.

UK Manufacturer of recycled plastic promotional merchandise, CHX Products, has won the contract and is making the improved more environmentally friendly Blue Peter badge. The first Blue Peter badge to made in the UK from recycled material. Blue peter launched the New Green badge on the 2nd June, explaining to viewers how they can win […]
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The Pen Warehouse Scoops PAGE Supplier of the Year 2016

The Pen Warehouse has been voted Gold Supplier of the Year by the PAGE partnership – for the fourth year in a row. The PAGE awards recognise outstanding service by distributors and suppliers in the promotional products industry. Members of The Pen Warehouse Sales Team attended the 25th annual awards dinner at the Brandon Hall […]
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John Travis Moves On From Will International

After 6 years with the Technology Supplier Will International, John Travis has called it a day. John commented: ‘It has been a great journey with Will and we achieved what we set out to do, but I feel that it is now time to look for a new challenge.’ Edward Qu, MD of Will Int […]
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Richard Wood Shapes Up For Retirement

After 30 years’ in the promotional product industry, Richard Wood has announced his retirement from High Profile in May 2016. As a founder of High Profile, Richard developed the company from a division of Banbury Plastics into one of the biggest names in the British promotional merchandise market. With great experience in manufacturing and tooling, […]

USB2U Launch Their New Website

It is with great excitement and pride that the Northampton based branded technology business USB2U are announcing the launch of their new website. Following on from their recent re-brand, the new site now brings together the new branding, detailed product categories and extensive services the company offers to its customers in a wide variety of […]

Envoy’s day at the races is a winner

This year’s Envoy Group catalogue launch and awards proved an odds-on favourite with both supplier and distributor members who gathered at Wolverhampton Racecourse for the big event. The day began with members examining and commenting on the newest edition of the colourful catalogue, which offers distributor members a wide range of premium products, as well […]
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Winning Website for Outstanding Branding

Outstanding Branding are thrilled to confirm that they have been honoured with the prestigious Website of the Year award at the BPMA’s annual Business Awards. An independent judging panel of industry experts were reviewing all entries to find the strongest website, considering the key areas of Design; Content; and Technology. The judges were looking for […]

Manchester is TOPS – Outstanding Branding

Following the success of two London-based TOPS shows, Outstanding Branding held their first ever regional end-user show in Manchester. Having delivered such well received shows in the South, the pressure was really on to provide a top quality show with high visitor numbers and a good number of leads for the 32 suppliers who supported […]
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Northern Flags Flying High at FA Cup Final

Pioneering print production at Northern Flags ensured fans in Wembley enjoyed a thrilling FA cup final opening ceremony. This year’s FA cup final marked a new era in proceedings in one of sports’ most prestigious cup competitions. The opening ceremony was on a scale unseen before at a European domestic cup final. The cornerstone of […]

Hill Media Ltd Launches New Website

Hill Media Ltd, publishers of Awards & Imaging Magazine and organisers of Trophex and Euro Trophex have recently re-designed and re-launched its website. On the website,, you will find the latest news and views from the industry and technical articles, as well as having access to both previous and the latest edition of the […]

Outstanding Branding Supports Southend United Football Club

Multi award-winning global distributor of promotional merchandise, Outstanding Branding, has recently helped to support Southend United Football Club in their quest to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. CEO of Southend United Steve Kavanagh and nine fans of the football club are taking part in the ‘Football to Amsterdam’ cycle challenge from London to Amsterdam […]