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Within This Issue:
FOCUS ON MALE CARDS
Up Close And Personal
Steve Wright, managing director of Hallmark UK, marks his retirement after 22 years with a few parting words.
Jeremy Corner of publisher Blue Eyed Sun talks about glimpsing his business blind spot.
Focus On Male Cards - Retro Trend
Face To Face
Rewind & Repeat
All Tea’d Up
Why the 1970s and 80s revival is ‘flaring’ up on male card designs.
Lee Keeper, Woodmansterne’s creative director, ‘pours’ the news about the publisher’s new Emma Bridgewater greeting card collection.
Accentuate The Positives Raising a smile, a local hero and bonus business decisions, retailers share some positive news as an antidote to all the negativity.
24-25 Over The Counter
David Robertson, co-owner of JP Pozzi in Scotland, discusses clichés surrounding the current retail climate.
New Male Card Launches New male card ranges tailored for men.
In Conversation With… Charles Hanson
Swimmers Needed Urgently Cardsharp muses over topical events happening in the industry.
Suits You Sir!
The Dating Game Auctioneer Charles Hanson reveals his discovery of the world’s oldest Valentine’s card, bought recently by PG’s Jakki Brown.
Classified Above: A male Panache design from Real & Exciting Designs (Mint).
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