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Halesowen Print

Halesowen Print

Halesowen Print The Halesowen print area covers the town centre and the surrounding towns of Cradley Heath, Quinton, Blackheath, Hasbury, Hayley Green, Woodgate and Barnt Green. The town centres of both Halesowen and Cradley Heath have been completely transformed by the developments of the Asda and Tesco supermarkets respectively. The modernisation of the Cornbow Shopping Precinct in Halesowen was […]

Stourbridge Print

Stourbridge Print

Stourbridge Print Our Stourbridge print area covers the towns of Kingswinford, Brierley Hill, Lye and Wollaston.  Each of these towns has the usual mix of small retail shops, industrial estates and offices. Stourbridge has been home to the world’s finest glass designers and makers since the seventeenth century and the Red Cone illustration  has become a symbol […]

Dudley Print

Dudley Print

Dudley Print Dudley is currently going through a major business regeneration scheme as outlined in the strategic plan. There is a feeling that this is not the most dynamic local council when dealing with the concerns of local businesses. Even in comparison with some of the other West Midlands authorities it seems business regeneration is […]

Oldbury Print

Oldbury Print

Oldbury Print Oldbury and Sandwell are in the heart of the Black Country and have traditionally been dependent upon manufacturing industry. However, there some major trends towards service sector business. The area is largely dependent upon the plans to make the city the centre of the Midlands economic “powerhouse”. This area includes the manufacturing areas of Smethwick, West […]

Wolverhampton Print

Wolverhampton Print

Wolverhampton Print The future of Wolverhampton print is largely dependent upon the plans to make the city one of the centres of the proposed Midlands economic “powerhouse”. There is now a move to challenge the development of the “northern powerhouse” and the continued growth and magnetism of London and the south-east. Seven local authorities in the West […]

Solihull Print

Solihull Print

Solihull Print Solihull has an outstanding track record in delivering growth, and its strategic economic assets, location, connectivity, quality of life and environment provide significant further potential for growth. Seven local authorities in the West Midlands are coming together to combine their activities on driving the economy and co-ordinating major investment. The local authorities of […]

Birmingham Print

Birmingham Print

Birmingham Print The future of Birmingham print is largely dependent upon the plans to make the city the centre of the Midlands economic “powerhouse”. There is now a move to challenge the development of the “northern powerhouse” and the continued growth and magnetism of London and the south-east. Seven local authorities in the West Midlands are coming […]

Online Printing – My Story – Part 3!

Online Printing – My Story – Part 3!

The growth and potential of online printing If customers are to use an online printing service it needs to offer something better than traditional ordering methods – whether that is price, convenience, speed, quality or service – or a combination of them all. Most printing businesses are constantly having to meet this demand and adapt to […]

Online Printing – My Story – Part 2!

Online Printing – My Story – Part 2!

The End of the ODC Empire. The second phase in the development of our online print business involved further experimentation into new online print markets. Some things worked, some things didn’t. The new owners of the ODC franchise – Boundary Capital continued to siphon off the money that should have contributed towards the development of […]