July 2018

Should you be using hologram labels to stand out?

Adding hologram labels to any item or piece of packaging is a fantastic way to make it stand out and add that little something extra. Whether that’s including a hologram label on your business cards, creating employee ID cards with holograms or attaching hologram labels to your products, whoever s...

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Kit Kat in Trademark Battle

Kit Kat in Trademark Battle

Nestle have been trying to trademark their four-fingered wafer for more than a decade. Read the full article The European Court of Justice is set to make a decision this week, following a long battle. Norwegian rival, Kvikk Lunsj, take pride in their snack which is used by Scandinavian hikers, and b...

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Cheque fraud overtaken by contactless card fraud

Cheque fraud overtaken by contactless card fraud

Earlier this year, it was announced that cheque fraud scams had been overtaken as the most common form of fraud and that contactless card fraud has become more prevalent. The news led fraud experts to caution banks not to remove the £30 limit on contactless payments, warning that it could incentivi...

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How can retail businesses benefit from print management companies?

How can retail businesses benefit from print management companies?

Most retail businesses use print in a variety of ways, from printed marketing materials such as brochures and gift voucher printing to everyday items like barcode labels and stock rotation labels. With so many considerations to take into account for each of these very different purposes, it makes se...

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Burberry destroys stock worth almost £30m to protect brand

Burberry destroys stock worth almost £30m to protect brand

Burberry destroyed £28.6m worth of unsold clothes, accessories and perfume to protect their brand. Read the full article This means that over 5 years, Burberry has destroyed over £90m worth of stock. Burberry have defended themselves against environmentalist critics by saying that they c...

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Trademark applications in the UK double since 1995

Trademark applications in the UK double since 1995

Trademark applications in the UK have doubled since 1995. Read the full article The report shows that the rise in trademark applications has been driven by UK residents. The largest amount of registrations (9%) came from advertising and business management/administration companies in 2017 and they h...

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The most common myths about sustainable printing

The most common myths about sustainable printing

Sustainable printing may seem like a process that could result in you making compromises, or impacting your day to day operations, however this really isn’t the case. Here are some of the most common misconceptions when it comes to sustainable printing. Myth one: It costs too much Put the words ...

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Chanel Is Suing an eBay Seller for $56 Million

Chanel Is Suing an eBay Seller for $56 Million

Chanel have made headlines this week as they’re allegedly suing an eBay user for selling hundreds of Chanel products without authorisation. Read the full article Chanel claims that the goods being sold are ‘used goods, goods that were never intended for sale, and/or goods lacking any pac...

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Prediction: What’s the future of direct mail marketing?

Prediction: What’s the future of direct mail marketing?

‘As the world becomes more digital, smart people turn to mail,’ says Ben Hammersley, Former Deputy Editor of WIRED magazine. It’s true that nowadays many people may be glued to their smartphones, but direct mail marketing is still one of the best ways to truly have an impact on your target aud...

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Morrisons implement recycling system for plastic bottles

Morrisons implement recycling system for plastic bottles

Morrisons have launched two vending machines in Scotland and North Yorkshire to accept plastic bottles. Read the full article Single use plastics and packaging is a problem that is currently big news. Supermarkets and other industries are beginning to tackle the fact that only 9% of plastic packagin...

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Counterfeit Supreme Goods Are The Most Searched In The World

Counterfeit Supreme Goods Are The Most Searched In The World

Research has shown that interest in counterfeit goods has been on the rise for two years. Read the full article Since the end of 2017, there has been a 500% increase in searches for fake items. The US, UK and Germany have all seen a high interest in counterfeit goods with Supreme topping the list [&...

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Stock rotation labels: The best method to manage your stock?

Stock rotation labels: The best method to manage your stock?

Great logistics are the cornerstone of any business, and in particular when it comes to managing stock. Ensuring your products are in the right place at the right time prevents your customers from being let down and builds trust in your promise to always deliver. Stock rotation labels are among the ...

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Facebook adds to the growing amount of brands using print marketing

Facebook adds to the growing amount of brands using print marketing

It is becoming more ubiquitous to see businesses publishing and sending out their own print publications. From Airbnb to ASOS, you have probably seen an increase in these. Read the full article So what business is following suit? Believe it or not, Facebook is introducing “Grow”. They ha...

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