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  1. One of the many reasons why we should capture Our Story for our children . . .

    Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: "My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”... Just...

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  2. The story behind the arrival of the Parent & Baby range

    The story behind the  arrival of the Parent & Baby range
    Inspiring parents to treasure baby memoriesHelen Stephens, Director at from you to me, was delighted when she discovered that she was pregnant with her first child aged 41.  ‘I was so amazed by what was happening to me, how I was feeling and how my baby was developing that I kept a weekly journal,’ said Helen. ‘Once my daughter was...

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  3. New products launched this week ...

    New products launched this week ...
    Well that was a busy month we have been having what with Mother's Day sales as well as the launch of a number of our new products!Sadly our new 'sketch' design Journals of a Lifetime arrived later than we had planned so we had a hectic couple of days shipping out stock to Gift Shops across the UK and the...

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  4. A New Year

    A New Year
    Hello ...Well that was a hectic Christmas period for us and we sincerely hope we managed to deliver what you needed at the right time.We have now completed our first trade show of the year - The International Spring Fair at the NEC.  This is Europe's largest Gift Fair and the carpet layers told me that if you walk every...

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  5. Pricing strategies ... RRP or bust?

    I would be interested in your views on the current state of pricing in our gift and book market - or indeed other areas too.  Whether you work in the trade or are simply a consumer - do you agree / what do you think?Our products have a recommended retail price (RRP) ... they also have an ISBN number.  This...

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  6. Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Helen

    Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Helen
    Helen Stephens - DirectorAs a Director of from you to me, I work with a great bunch of people to design, write, publish and sell our wonderful journals.I started my working life at 14 working at the local gift stationers in my home town in Louth, Lincolnshire. I am a State Register Chiropodist although I don’t practice these days.  I...

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  7. Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Julie

    Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Julie
    Julie Storer – Office Manager I have been a very happy member of the from you to me team for over a year in my wide-ranging an fulfilling role attempting to keep both customers and colleagues as happy as possible ...Prior to working here, I held administrative positions within service industries such as senior-level recruitment consultancies and surveying.  After having 3 children...

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  8. Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Kerri

    Get to know our team ... our own Stories ... Kerri
    Kerri Littlefield - Marketing & Media Relations ManagerI work with our team to create and raise the profile of the from you to me brand and to get people interested in our products.I started my career in the publishing world of London moving from the picture desk at the Independent and Redactive Media to Time Out and the Design Council...

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  9. New Journal Designs - Can you help?

    New Journal Designs - Can you help?
    We are busy excitedly working on new designs of our Journals of a Lifetime ...Can you help us?We have sold over 500,000 copies of the current range and we know that people love them - but we so keen to improve them still further.Our challenge is that we need to help a lot of people understand what they are...

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  10. Ethical businesses?

    Hello ...For our second blog I have been stimulated by the happenings this week about the way some of the UK press operate, to write about how we have always set out to run our business.To observe the lengths that a particular newspaper have gone to in order to get a good story to sell more papers has created a...

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