Tea for Two? An Interview with tea champions Brew Tea

Friday, 14 July 2017 15:45:20 Europe/London

Brew Tea printing montage

We all love a good cuppa so who better to give us an insight in to a good brew than our chums at Brew Tea. Marketing Whizz (official title) Holly Bowden spends some time telling us all about it. 

So, why tea?

Why not?! We wanted to plot the demise of rip off dusty tea and put a stop to the term “just a cup of tea”. All in all, because tea deserves better!
 

What was the light bulb moment to move from your shop to an online store?

Our first ever stockist - the Museums of Liverpool - asked us to help them with their tea range a long time ago and we realised then that by doing this, we could focus on tea instead of cakes, rotas, keeping track of loo roll holders and all the other trappings of a high street store. So we started there - and the irony is, since we do all of the manufacturing ourselves, Tea HQ is packed full of people needing rotas, timesheets and loo roll. Luckily, we only have to think about the cake we’re eating ourselves now. 

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Matt is the New Black

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 19:02:40 Europe/London

Matt printed brochureThere is a new craze working its way across the country – the love of all things matt. This is particularly so for things that are normally associated as being glossy, like cars, paintwork, phones etc. In the printing world matt paper has been around for eons, but it terms of use it is generally the one left waiting for a dance partner as people gravitate towards the fancier silk and gloss materials, or the earthy goodness of the uncoated and recycled finishes.  So what exactly can matt papers bring to the table, and is it time for them to step out of the shadows and on the dance floor?

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Printed Notepads- All That Glitters is Gold!

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 14:46:15 Europe/London

Gold and black printed notepads

We have recently printed some simply gorgeous A5 daily notepads for Dear Diary.  Available in two clever designs each pad gives you the opportunity to record personal goals, make notes and organise your tasks for the day. Eco printed with vegetable oil based inks the design incorporates a heavy accent of metallic gold which combines with black to create a visually luxurious notepad.

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Making an Exhibition of Yourself

Friday, 10 March 2017 14:14:07 Europe/London

Exhibition Starter kitExhibitions are growing in popularity and are becoming more cost effective in terms of outlay versus return as preparing for your exhibition becomes more affordable.

Attending an exhibition is your chance to showcase you, your business, products or services. You are already on to a winner as the people attending the exhibition are there because they are interested in what you are selling. It is an opportunity for them to gather information and seek out suppliers that can provide them with what they require.

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7 Top Tips - A Spring in the Step of Hospitality Printing

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 17:08:44 Europe/London

Restaurant printingHotels and restaurants face new challenges as competition and technology combine to leave ‘traditional’ establishments out of sync with their leaner and keener competitors. These days having an edge is even more important, and we can help by giving you access to a whole range of ‘must-have’ print, from in-room collateral to funky menu printing.

We have gathered all of our hospitality printing in one new category to make it easier to find all of those fabulous products that go towards making your establishment memorable – whether it is a hotel, fine dining, B&B or simple fare.  

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