From the latest in the print industry to what is happening at Gould you’ll find everything that is worthing know about our industry in the newsletter.
We’ll have updates on Paper, Retail and Catalogue, Publishing News, Printing and the latest developments in the Environmental arena.
If you missed a month here is our back catalogue:
- December 2015
- October 2015
From magazine personas to reading with your feet, the paper industry has had a busy and adventurous month this December: Amazon brings the Internet back to print, fashion magazine Cosmopolitan have changed their format, setting a new glossy trend and the Fespa Awards 2016 opened for entries. For more exciting information from the publishing and print world check out Gould's December Newsletter
Alongside our regular look at the latest news from the publishing, print, retail and catalogue industries, our new Sales Executive Kate Laming blogs about looking at paper in a different light, a December date is announced for the Independent Publisher Conference & Awards, HSL Chairs opens its 50th store and Canon Europe launches two very fast machines. Find out more in our October Newsletter
September was another great month at Gould. We won the ‘Supplier award’ at this year's Suppliers Strategy Dinner, an event in aid of charities Breast Cancer Now, Silver Line and Prostate Cancer UK. Our annual golf day and dinner at Leatherhead Golf Club and Woodland Park Hotel was a great success and we also gave a warm welcome to Kate Laming to the Gould team. Read about it all here: September Newsletter
It was a busy summer in the word of paper with the ‘ABC Consumer Magazines Report’ released, good news coming from Johnston Press and Investment Week, plus DC Thompson announced new appointments. There were also opportunities in the catalogue and retail sectors, plus Gould was blogging about ‘The Myth of the Paperless Office’ and ‘Amazing Structures Made with Paper’. You can read all about it in this August’s newsletter...
In this month’s newsletter there were updates on “significant growth opportunities” for paper-based packaging, production problems with Harper Lee’s sequel ‘Go Set A Watchman’, celebrations for Archant's ‘Sussex Life’ magazine and a new appointment at UBM. Plus Gould sponsored triathlete Alice Hector’s thrilling race and links to our blogs about being a ‘Woodland Creation Champion’ and the ‘Impact of Print in the Marketing Mix’. Click here to read it all.
How much would it cost to print the internet? The answer could surprise you and June’s newsletter not only points you towards the answer but also the news that global paper production has doubled over the past 20 years. This month we also hear from Gould sponsored triathlete Alice Hector, that nominations for the Comment Awards are open and that IKEA is developing furniture made out of paper. You can read all about that here.
This month we say farewell to Andrew Pearse and wish him a happy retirement; congratulate Melanie England on her promotion and welcome Emma Coils to the team. We also discover the future of the Littlewoods Catalogue, hear publishing news from Future PLC and DC Thompson and also find out how many trees it would take to print every page of the internet. Discover all this, and more, here.
In this edition of the Gould Newsletter; we say goodbye to our Environmental Officer, Roger Warwick; while also giving a warm welcome to Simon Jeffreys, the newest member of our team. Excitingly, this month we celebrate the promotion of Jack Mulberry, and discuss our Global Reach on an international scale.
This month we talk you through the paper making process in our latest, exciting blog; there is also a special thank you to Paragraph Publishing; news about this years ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards and the upcoming PPA festival - but that’s not all!
The lead item was the retirement of Roger Spikesman, Chief Executive of Gould UK. We also had news about the new 'Myths and Facts Booklet' from Gould and Two Sides, plus the amazing year that our sponsored tri-athlete Alice Hector has had. Plus industry news from Topshop, Jigsaw and details about April’s DCA Spring Conference.
In this month Our environmental officer Roger Warwick discusses the new draft Standard by the FSC; we reminded readers about the 2015 Gould calendar; and that Gould Sponsored Alice Hector is has a column in the new TRAIN FOR HER magazine. There was also industry news from Stora Enso, Verso Corporation and UPM who have sold its UK forest land to the Church Commission for England.
Along with wishing our clients a Happy Christmas, December’s newsletter discussed choosing the right paper for your publications, news that Lecta Group’s (second hand) PM7 is up and running for speciality grades, an interesting fact about the James Cropper paper mill and the fire at Web offset printer Wm. Gibbons.
In this month we looked into the Gould Publication Papers lab and reported on: paper news from Price & Pierce and Norske Skog, how the mild autumn has affected retail and sad news from Wyndeham Heron.
Gould are excited to announce, that we have been shortlisted for the ECMOD award this year. New openings at UPM's Vocational Education Program Mills (Kymi and Kaukas) with over 800 applicants and good news for Gina Sanders who has been appointed as President for Global Development!
Gould held its regular "Supplier Golf Day" competition, with a great turnout. Hearst Magazine go digital and the company, Workforce, held a strike in protest due to over 50 job cuts. Also reported was the sad loss of the Chief Executive of BPIF, Kathy Wood, our condolences to her family.
Latest news from Gould: Sainsbury's electronics and household goods are going digital and Express Newspapers announce up to 30% staff cuts. US operator, Resolute Forest Products report a fall in Q2 sales at a loss of $8million and the CEO of Swan Mill Paper, named Director of the Year.
This month saw... Gould sponsored Steve Pickett describe his successful trip to Ghana. Norskeskog have temporarily shut PM2 at Skogan to remove >30000tns of newsprint from the market. Karl-Henrik Sundstrom to take over as the new CEO of StoraEnso and Andy Murray guest-edited a special Dennis the Menace feature in The Beano, to coincide with Wimbledon.
The World Cup is here and so are Gould's unique wall charts! Lorraine Kelly was designated as Ambassador to the N Brown Group and the charity, "Help the Rhinos" received a generous 10% donation from magazine "World of Animals" profits. Brig and Bergmeister to buy the StoraEnso Uetersen mill in Germany and Lecta Group posted net losses of 112mil Euros. It is all in the newsletter
In this edition of the Gould newsletter we welcome Susan Yeates as our new Social Media Manager. There is also news about Gould sponsored Alice Hector's amazing success in a triathlon challenge, Playboy reprints a classic issue for its 60th Anniversary and there is increased confidence in the economy as the UK marketing budgets rise.