Editor's Comment

How can we help smaller printing businesses up sales per employee?

Not so long ago, when it came to balancing the revenue of a well-run print business and its number of employees, the rule of thumb was that, broadly speaking, sales of £100,000 per employee was the...

Now is the perfect time to ponder a production-boosting investment

It seems the Drupa excitement is starting to build, certainly among the manufacturer community at least.

Printweek editor Darryl Danielli

Putting people first could remedy print’s age-old issue with old age

For more years than I care to remember we’ve talked about the print industry’s ageing workforce as a ‘ticking time bomb’ that will be our undoing.

Printweek editor Darryl Danielli

It’s time to get a fresh perspective now we’ve got rid of the zombies

If you were to skim through this issue’s news digest, you could be forgiven for thinking the industry is on its last legs – with so many references to insolvencies, cut-backs, overreaches, and a whole...

Printweek editor Darryl Danielli

When times are this tough, it’s important to look after each other

It’s official, the world is, seemingly unstoppably, going to hell in a handcart.

It’s time to focus on the opportunities that lie ahead

Not for the first time, our sideways look at Printweeks past, From the Archive, has got me thinking about the rapid pace of change in our industry.

Printweek editor, Darryl Danielli

We may be knee-deep in the hoopla but, together, we’ll get through it

With everything that’s been going on in the industry in the past few months, especially while many firms are still licking their wounds from the pandemic, I can’t help but wonder: who would want to be...

Printweek editor Darryl Danielli

In such tough times, we should forge closer customer relations

With, rightly or wrongly, Covid restrictions all but ended, you would have thought that we could finally breathe a collective sigh of relief that things, of a sort, can start getting back to normal.

It’s been a very tough year, but remember what you’ve achieved

If you’re anything like me, then the end of 2020 can’t come soon enough.