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Questions

Customer Questions: Where to Find Advice On The Website

6th February 2018

Last year we started running blog posts featuring frequently asked questions. The posts proved popular, with several customers getting in touch to tell us how they had followed our advice. So we thought we would continue the theme in 2018…. READ MORE

Thank You

Words From Our Customers

31st January 2018

Since we started trading over 15 years ago, we have put our customers at the heart of our business. Providing exceptional customer service is important to us and we feel it is the reason for our continued success. People often… READ MORE

Business Planning for 2018

Create Impact in 2018 With Promotional Merchandise

7th January 2018

When planning your marketing activities for 2018 don’t forget to add promotional merchandise into the mix. According to the BPMA 7 out of 10 marketers use promotional merchandise to raise brand awareness. And merchandise that is enduring, unique and functional… READ MORE

Business Planning

How to Evaluate the Past Year and Plan Ahead

3rd January 2018

Now is a good time to take stock and review your objectives for the past year, to work out what went well and where changes are required. It’s the ideal time to set new goals for the year ahead and… READ MORE

Merry Christmas from Lancaster Printing

Christmas 2017

19th December 2017

Our last working day of 2017 will be Friday 22nd December. We will be closing our doors at 12:00pm to start the festivities, and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2018. You can still place orders during the holiday. Order… READ MORE

Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet – Pantone Colour of the Year 2018

15th December 2017

The Pantone Color Institute has announced its colour for 2018. PANTONE 18-3838 or Ultra Violet is described as ‘inventive’ and ‘imaginative’. Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman says: “We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is this… READ MORE

Custom Christmas Promo Gifts

Christmas Promo Gifts

3rd December 2017

Check out our festive promo gifts and leave a lasting impression on your customers this year. All our products can be fully customised with your choice of colours, message and branding. They’re a great way to say thank you while… READ MORE

Promotional Water Bottles

Promotional Products for Leisure Clubs and Gyms

23rd November 2017

According to the 2017 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report, 1 in every 7 people in the UK is a member of a gym. Memberships rose from 9.2m to 9.7m in the last year, something that is mainly attributable… READ MORE

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Promotional Products: End of Year Planning

9th November 2017

The nights are drawing in and the clocks went back over a week ago signalling the end of British Summer Time. Each year as we enter the winter months we find that our customers’ buying habits change as they plan… READ MORE

Slideshare

Our Articles in Bitesize Presentations

29th October 2017

If you enjoy reading our blog posts and want to remind yourself of the main points, we have repurposed them into handy bitesize presentations. Check out our Slideshare page for the following presentations: Promotional Products: Our Best Advice to You… READ MORE

Marketing Advantages of Small Businesses

Marketing Advantages of Small Businesses

26th October 2017

For small organisations and individuals, the prospect of competing with larger businesses can seem daunting. But there are many areas where small businesses have an advantage. Marketing is one of these. The Ability to Create a Personal Experience It’s easy… READ MORE

Trolley Coins

Can I Still Use My Trolley Coin After 15th October?

18th October 2017

We’ve had a number of queries from customers asking about the old pound coin going out of circulation on 15th October, and whether they can still use their trolley coins. The answer is yes. A number of supermarkets have confirmed… READ MORE

Blog Round-Up

Blog Round-Up: Our Best Advice to You

5th October 2017

Over 15 years working in the printing industry has taught us a thing or two about marketing with promotional products. Much of our knowledge comes from our customers. We get to know them and understand their businesses in order to… READ MORE

Travel Card Holder

Unexpected Promo Gifts

26th September 2017

When it comes to marketing it is generally accepted that large organisations have a competitive edge due to their industry influence and massive budgets. It can sometimes be difficult for smaller companies to compete. That said, small businesses have their… READ MORE

Boost Your Marketing

Give Your Marketing a Boost in 5 Easy Steps

22nd September 2017

Is your marketing strategy feeling a little tired? Or has it flat lined and you’re just not getting the results you’re used to? Marketing is an ongoing process. It requires constant monitoring, measuring and tweaking to ensure success. Follow these… READ MORE