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Check out our first article for Greetings & Gifts magazine

Check out our very first article in the November-December issue of Greetings and Gifts magazines where we will have a regular column entitled ‘Retail Therapy’ where I provide information for businesses to stay financially fit through good design and marketing.

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The Power of PURRception – Part 2

Aura, Oral and Aural – Growing Your Brand Perception In Part 1 of The Power of PURRception I introduced you to a a new store in Westfield Carindale that I designed, called Posh Pets, and how creating a point of difference through specialising in unique products, and providing exceptional service…

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The Power of PURRception – Part 1

Perception – Product and Service Recently I visited Posh Pets in the newly opened stage 2 of the redevelopment of Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre. Only a few days had passed since this new pet accessories store opened and Lynn and John, the proprietors, have done a brisk trade. In fact,…

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The Next Big Think featured in latest Greetings & Gifts

Check out the latest issue of Greetings and Gifts magazine where there is a write up on us and our company, values and vision. We were fortunate enough to catch up with Alison Leader from the magazine who interviewed us while we were attending the Reed Gift Fair down in…

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New Notebooks Featured In The Australian Gift Guide

Our soon to be released new notebooks have been featured in the Australian Gift Guide. Fresh off the press are our brand new notebooks available at the beginning of October 2012. There are 4 brand new designs in the Addicted To Face range and 6 in the Creature Comforts range….

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Success is about appreciating your team

AppreTeation – Part 2

Running a Sustainable Business More than ever to run a sustainable business is becoming more difficult than ever. A sustainable business isn’t one which means that we have managed to keep our doors open and make a few dollars. Instead, a sustainable business, especially one in the gift industry, needs…

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appreTeation – Part 1

The Art of Tea Appreciation Last friday I was privileged to attend the ‘dry run’ opening of T-House at Harbourside Markets on the Gold Coast. I was invited by the owners who commissioned me to design their T-House in this temple to fine food. I had previously designed their chocolate…

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Light-Farted Humour Creates Quite A Stir

The Addicted To Face range of greeting cards have created quite a stir in the greeting card and gift industry with some of the major greeting card suppliers sitting up and beginning to notice us. It’s almost like farting in a packed out place, you soon begin to stand out…

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Going That Extra (S)mile

A fortnight ago we had exhibited at the Reed Gift Fair in Brisbane. At the 11th hour (2 days before we were due to set up) we were offered an additional stand as it hadn’t been taken yet. We had two days to come up with something that would grab…

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Australia’s Cutest Greeting Card

Our cute grey blissful kitten greeting card from the Creature Comforts range has officially been voted Australia’s Cutest Greeting Card. The announcement was made earlier this week by Wild Cards and Gifts, a gift and greeting card retail franchise with 45 stores Australia wide, who ran the competition where their…

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