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A screen printing lesson learnt

P&P editor Melanie Attlesey was invited to Screen Print World’s HQ in Kidderminster to get hands on and learn how to screen print. As a complete novice a lesson was definitely learnt! Having only held a squeegee once before in my life, I don’t think Dave Roper, managing director, quite …

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New workwear brand lands in the UK

German workwear brand Korntex was introduced to the UK market at the beginning of 2019 and is exclusively distributed through Absolute Apparel. Here the man behind the brand, Alexander Jurack, tells all about the range and plans for the UK market. Q. Can you provide a little bit of background …

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How brands grow when they use promotional products

If you are wondering how promotional products can help your business, this article will go some way to explain just how vital promotional products are within the marketing mix. We Are Promotional Products has put together a series of images which summarises the BMPA’s talk from the B2B Marketing Expo …

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Make a lasting impression

What a team wears can easily reflect how customers portray that business. Any vets, dentists, spa or beauty salon can influence their footfall by creating a professional look, backed up by a recognisable and trustworthy brand. Here the experts detail why a solid uniform makes all the difference in this …

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It’s all about the ladies

In the printwear industry if you go back a few decades, women’s styles were non-existent. A lot has changed in the intervening years, but are we about to go full circle? According to Laura Vesalainen, international marketing project manager, at SOL’S, the French brand introduced the industry’s first T shirt …

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Wear your team colours with pride

Wearing a team uniform is part and parcel of any sport, whether that is netball, football or synchronised swimming. And there are many reasons why this is the case. Here we find out why. It hasn’t always been the case that sports teams wore a uniform. It is reported that …

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New Mimaki printers boost Badgemaster productivity

From its base in Nottinghamshire, UK, Badgemaster offers a unique service to companies thanks to its vision and commitment to quality and innovation. Formed in 1992, Badgemaster now employs over 100 people and turns over £5 million, manufacturing the name badges that are sported by millions of staff at tens …

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The final whistle is yet to blow

Garment decoration may not seem like an obvious career choice for a former professional footballer, but Andy Blair has enjoyed a three-decade long career in supplying branded schoolwear and sportswear after a knee injury cut short his football career at the age of 30. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey speaks to …

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The rise of the mini me

It’s the latest fashion trend emerging in the retail world; adults and children dressing in identical garments aka mini me. High street retailers such as Matalan, Next and Marks & Spencer all have a line of clothing whereby mums and dads can dress identically. But just how does this translate …

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The time is now

On Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, Kornit hosted a thought-provoking open house event entitled Kornit Discover. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey attended to seek insight into the future of direct to garment printing. I arrived in Düsseldorf not knowing quite what to expect from the open house. The event …

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