Industry Advice

How to embroider knitted garments

As we move into autumn/ winter and start to prepare for some cooler weather, what better time to address some of the issues that can arise when embroidering knitted garments. Here Natalie Greetham, senior marketing co-ordinator at Madeira UK, explains the hows, the whats and the whys. Many embroiderers would …

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DTG printing boosted by massive growth in online shopping

Online shopping opens up a whole new world of opportunity for the grab and go type shopper and is ideal for those that enjoy browsing for those special deals. Here Charlotte Darling, director at Amaya Sales UK, looks how online shopping is providing a boost to the DTG market. No …

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Four ways to flex up your business

If we’ve learned anything from 2020, it’s this: things keep changing. Here Paul Kerins, content marketing manager EMEA at Roland DG, provides some sound advice on how you can flex up your business. You’ve probably noticed more than a few changes in your business, your customers and the trends that …

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Wearing the badge: eco certifications and what they mean

More customers are asking about print sustainability, so it’s important to get up to speed on certifications. Learn about the most common labels and what they mean. Colin Easton, large format printing channel team lead at HP UK, explains further. Buying a product with a sustainability certification can be great …

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Fixing thread breaks

It can be discouraging for the upper thread on your sewing machine to keep breaking free and it can be tedious to rethread and fix it. Here Jas Purba, managing director of ETC Supplies, explores the reasons why and how to fix it. There are a few reasons that could …

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Three ways to identify your ‘ideal client’ in the new normal

In this insightful article, Reshma Jobanputra of Velocity Coaching Services outlines how you can make it through the coronavirus pandemic by identifying those new clients. There is no doubt that the crisis from which we are slowly emerging has been devastating. For the people who were tragically infected by it, …

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Jeans, jeans, jeans

This month, Ayman Omar, Brother’s area sales manager, talks jeans and why it’s a good idea to start printing on denim. No wardrobe in the world is free of it, no matter how different your home, or work is, no matter what culture you come from, you must surely own …

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Ever considered personalised promotional products?

There are currently over 750,000 different types of promotional products in the marketplace with thousands of items being imprinted and handed out every week. So, in such a busy market, how can you stand out from the crowd and cut yourself a slice of the revenue pie? Jimmy Lamb, manager …

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Automatic presses and when to take the plunge

Every successful fledgling screen printing business will inevitably arrive at a crossroads where automating their processes becomes a serious consideration. Here, Colin Goode, sales manager (Asia Pacific) at Adelco, provides a few points to contemplate when thinking of taking the next step. Order volumes As businesses grow, word of mouth …

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Finding the right transfer types for different fabrics

In this informative article, Andy Rogers, marketing manager at Target Transfers, details the right transfers to use for all kinds of different fabrics. With Custom Heat Transfers, all you need to do is provide artwork. Once you are happy with your design, send it to your supplier and they will …

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