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Digital Printing Growth

Digital Printing Growth

  A Brief History of Digital Printing Growth To understand Digital Printing Growth trends it is important to understand the history of digital print. Commercial digital printing developed from the invention of the laser printer at Xerox in the 1970’s. This environment has seen significant change. Print engines have increased in speed and quality by […]

Retail Printing

Retail Printing

Retail Printing The retail printing market has been suffering for some time now. Retailers are going through dramatic changes with many stores facing increasing cost pressures and the threat of online sales to survive. Last week saw two more national retail chains go into administration with the loss of some 5,500 more jobs. Many others […]

The Value of Paper in the Digital World

The Value of Paper in the Digital World

The Value of Paper in the Digital World Even in this digital world where would we be without paper? Look closely around you and you will soon see that paper is everywhere. It is a vitally important product contributing so much to the way we communicate with each other. Despite a fairly rapid decline in […]

Brand Control for the Smaller Business

Brand Control for the Smaller Business

      How Much Value is in a Brand? There has been a considerable amount of comment and debate on brand control for the smaller business. Putting a financial value to a brand is often only done at the time of a merger or an acquisition because the treatment of “goodwill” has implications for […]

10 Reasons to send us PDF files for Printing

10 Reasons to send us PDF files for Printing

  10 REASONS TO SEND US PDF FILES FOR PRINTING There is nothing more frustrating than trying to print files that have not been saved as PDF’s. So here are 10 Reasons to send us PDF files for Printing. Canon came up with an alarming statistic that although more than two thirds of all business […]

What has happened to high street print?

What has happened to high street print?

Every high street in every town used to have one or more print or copy shop. Now print shops are becoming increasingly rare. And yet coffee bars, charity shops, hairdressers and fast food outlets all seem to be proliferating. So what has happened to high street print? What has happened to high street print in the last 30 […]

Top 5 Tips for the Design & Print of Leaflets

Top 5 Tips for the Design & Print of Leaflets

  A well-designed and printed flyer or leaflet will create a lasting impression on your customers. Leaflet printing will effectively promote your business. Unlike advertising printed leaflets can be easily measured so you know whether they pay for themselves. However, they also need to be carefully planned and designed or they could be a waste of […]

Christmas Card Printing

Christmas Card Printing

It is less than 3 months now until Christmas Day and we have received our first Christmas card printing order of the year! This particular client values this old method of communication and explained the many benefits of Christmas Card printing sending a seasonal message of goodwill.   Print wins again when it comes to Christmas Cards! […]

Hotel Printing Service

Hotel Printing Service

Trends impacting on our Hotel Printing Service There are a few things impacting on our Hotel Printing Service at the moment Tourism is booming and hotel occupancy rates are at an all-time high. Demand is from both visitors from abroad and those opting for “staycations” in the UK. Prices are rising rapidly as a result […]

Top 10 Tips On Preparing Your Artwork For Print

Top 10 Tips On Preparing Your Artwork For Print

    Without artwork, there can be no print. Understanding how the print process affects the way you design and can really enhance how you prepare your artwork. Print and design are inextricably linked. Plenty of businesses still don’t have access to skilled graphic designers but this may not be essential. Help is usually available […]