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Learning how to swim with the big fish

Mercian Labels is moving upwards and outwards. Two months ago the business upped sticks at its Derby operation and shifted it 40 miles to its headquarters in Burntwood, Staffordshire. This was a bold statement of expansion; one of many in recent years.

We’re jamming, we hope you like jamming too

Next year the grey suits might give paintballing a miss and instead head to Calverts in Shoreditch for a spot of alternative team building.

‘Exploding’ sales flagged up need for more space

Iain Clasper-Cotte took the urgent call at 5.30pm. And less than 24 hours later his relieved client took delivery of the job: high-definition tension fabrics for 30 shops. This was just one of eight urgent orders in a single day last week from major clients of Northern Flags.

Better control of downtime ups productivity

When Adam Walker joined Precision Colour Printing (PCP) as head of operations three years ago, the company was busy and successful, but aware that its maintenance practices were not serving it as well as they might.

Make printing easy for your customers

No clutter. No pop-ups. No up-sells. No cross-sells. No information overload. Back in December web-to-print business Printed Easy went live with a new-look customer-focused website that said ‘no’ to all those things, and many more of those annoying web ticks.

Take time to ensure your business is in the best of health

In the heady times immediately following the setting up of a new business, beyond the signing of contracts, few really take the time to step back and assess the new entity for structural weaknesses that could sink it before it has a chance to swim.

Make finishing touches the first priority

It started with finishing. Commercial printer PCL Digital was looking to win customers by offering more services. Print was well balanced on supply and demand, so managing director Nick Westley-Smith took a post-press tilt. But this was to be no minor tinkering on the fringes of finishing.

Take the high road to conquer new markets

Label Apeel seems to enjoy bucking the trend. Just as other printers are bringing everything under one roof, it chose to open a second office 340 miles away from its main base.

Grow a greener business from the ground up

After his vegetarian breakfast Gary Toomey mounts his bicycle and pedals the seven miles to his business. He’s new to this game. Not healthy, meat-free living, but launching a web-to-print firm.

The big move: investing for ongoing growth

Curtis may not be looking to build an empire, but it recognised when the time was right to step up to the next level.

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