09 May 2008
| by Steven Kiernan
Can a business sign up to the socialist ideals of a workers co-operative yet achieve capitalist success? Surely not. Unless you take into account that last year, the UKs highest profile workers co-op, the John Lewis Partnership, notched up a 6.3% sales increase, to 6.3bn, while also handing staff a 20% bonus.
05 December 2007
| by Barney Cox
Picking the right name to reflect what a business offers is crucial, according to Dialogue Solutions chief executive Nick Dixon. That was why, within weeks of winning the Application of Digital Print Technology category in this years Excellence Awards, Howitt Digital became Dialogue Solutions.
06 November 2007
| by Karen Charlesworth
For a man whose mission in life is to sell as much print as he can, Jason Walker has a perverse attitude to the actual act of selling: the managing director of Macclesfield-based Everydayprint persuades his customers to put their run lengths down, rather than up. Typically, we take a zero off their average print run, and about the same off the invoice, he says. And Im a very happy man when that happens.
03 October 2007
| by Alison Carter
The sunny yellow on Fox Print Services website and business cards mirrors the disposition of the two men sitting in the office. From their laughter and jovial patter it is clear that both managing director Kevin Stanton and sales director Richard Lewis...