Industry news from Gift Focus magazine

Pantone reveals Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone reveals Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year for 2019.... read more

Posted: 6 December 2018

New chapter for Dartington Crystal

New chapter for Dartington Crystal

Devon-based glass makers Dartington Crystal will begin 2019 with its new management team having acquired the majority control of the business.... read more

Posted: 3 December 2018

The Giftware Association to launch brand-new consumer award with The Insights People

The Giftware Association to launch brand-new consumer award with The Insights People

The Giftware Association is excited to announce a new and exciting competition for the industry, partnering with award winning tech company The Insights People.... read more

Posted: 3 December 2018

Orchard Toys wins double gold in Mother&Baby awards

Orchard Toys wins double gold in Mother&Baby awards

Orchard Toys is delighted to have been awarded double gold in the 2019 Mother&Baby Awards for "Best Toddler Toy.... read more

Posted: 30 November 2018

Black Friday is a hit for online retailers

Black Friday is a hit for online retailers

This year’s Black Friday was a hit for online retailers but did little to help struggling bricks and mortar stores across the UK.... read more

Posted: 26 November 2018

Top Drawer announces the launch of MR.

Top Drawer announces the launch of MR.

The January edition of Top Drawer is thrilled to announce the launch of MR.... read more

Posted: 21 November 2018

Black Friday and the dangers of heavy handed discounting

Black Friday and the dangers of heavy handed discounting

A multitude of stores are planning on cashing in on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday hype by launching their sales early.... read more

Posted: 21 November 2018

Busy Bee Candles granted patent for Magik Candle®

Busy Bee Candles granted patent for Magik Candle®

Magik Candle®, a flameless scented candle product designed and developed by Busy Bee Candles, was recently granted a patent.... read more

Posted: 19 November 2018

Burgon & Ball selected for Oprah's Favourite Things 2018 list

Burgon & Ball selected for Oprah's Favourite Things 2018 list

A Burgon & Ball RHS gifts for gardeners’ set from the Flora and Fauna range has been selected for lifestyle guru and media personality Oprah Winfrey’s annual Favourite Things list.... read more

Posted: 14 November 2018

GWCC secures contract to act as Master Souvenir Partner for TfL

GWCC secures contract to act as Master Souvenir Partner for TfL

GWCC, a leading manufacturer of souvenir goods, announced its partnership with Transport for London (TfL) and its brand licensing agent TSBA as its new Master Souvenir partner for apparel and accessories.... read more

Posted: 7 November 2018

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