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More light, less energy – roof light replacement project

Pictured here is work in progress a few weeks ago, showing the welcome increase in natural daylight beginning to flood into the print area of our warehouse, as the outer roof-light skins are replaced. See the difference! Saving energy and using natural resources better are important to us. We invested in more efficient workshop & […]

Travelling with desk calendars – 2023

Travelling with calendars – to Italy! We’ve started giving out our 2023 calendars, so it’s interesting to look through the variety of titles we have to hand. Pictured here we’re visiting Italy – the village of Bellagio, with a glimpse of Lake Como (from the Grand Tour) and from the Art Collection, a painting of […]

Notebooks made from apples?

  Notebooks made from apples? A recent order for one of our client saw us supplying just that – Italian made Appeel notebooks, which are made from apple peel, vegetable fibres and FSC certified sustainable pulp, from the Castelli ecological notebook collection. Hot foil printed by ourselves in-house to ensure high quality branding, using a […]

Drinkware -for the great outdoors, which would you take?

There is a wide choice of today of ways of carrying and drinking liquid refreshment, particularly now summer has arrived; here we’re just looking at a limited selection. For maximum hydration, minimum weight, for high levels of activity, leave a half full 750mm single wall sports bottle (see Tarn bottle) overnight in the freezer, then […]

International Nurses Day, 12th May 2022.

We have appreciated being involved with some projects for our NHS customers to help recognize the amazing work nurses accomplish. International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Pictured are some pin badges which we have dispatched in the last week, which we are sure help […]

Trees, Carbon, Ecologi and Us

Trees, Carbon & Select

Fortunately for ourselves we have a large number of trees in our grounds here at Select Business Gifts (as pictured), but we realize there needs to be more planted globally, so we have teamed up with Ecologi who are helping us with our goals. Ecologi are helping us in two ways; firstly by planting trees […]

Where are our customers?

For a second year we have the frequent question arising when we are giving out our customer winter gifts, particularly complimentary calendars -where are our customers? Some haven’t been into the office for months, so it’s a good opportunity for us to keep in touch with them, to find out where they’re working from, maybe […]

So drink your coffee, set your goals.

Branded promotional products can be a great way of making a positive impact on your recipients, especially at this time, with a new year before us. Pictured are some items we recently supplied a client, which caught my attention; particularly this double walled drinks cup with the print ‘The secret to your success is found […]

Logistics & events revival

It’s great to see the revival of live in person events and exhibitions again, but with this comes the increasing challenges of logistics and operations in the current climate. Pictured here is a carefully packed pallet of assorted promotional items of our clients we’ve held in store the last year, having just arrived at their […]

Mood board -spreading ideas

August saw the introduction of our monthly mood board, see below, which seeks to convey ideas of what’s brewing in the promotional merchandise sector. Inspiration of trending products, and for this month – when we’re often thinking about the great outdoors – the theme is of nature; environmentally friendly products, with the restful colours and […]