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8 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review Subscribe for free Craft Business is more than just a B2B magazine; it is an industry institution that for more than 12 years has uncovered the latest trade launches and sales trends, while offering business advice aimed directly at the specialist craft and hobby retailer.

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I don't think show fatigue has set in just yet!

My feet may have just recovered from walking the floor at Creativeworld and the one thing I will take away is to wear a more comfortable pair of shoes next time around!

But we take a look back at what Frankfurt had to offer in this issue and what exhibitors had to say.

Following hot on the heels of Germany was CHSI Stitches at the Birmingham NEC. It was good to see a lot of you at the show.

Also thank you to all those who turned up for the Craft Business Awards 2018 ceremony and congratulations to all those who picked up trophies on the night.

A full list of the winners is included in our awards section in this magazine.

It was great to see so many people there and the respect that the industry has for these awards.

We also take a look at what's coming up at h+h cologne.

Also we preview what will be on offer at this year's London Stationery Show at Business Design Centre in Islington, north London, this April.

After having to dig my car out of a snow drift spring is in the air, now that the 'Beast from the East' has sloped off over the horizon (hopefully), and wedding-fever will likely grab the nation.

We take a look at the trend for DIY weddings and how retailers can take advantage of this phenomenon.

And if you have ever wondered what it would be like to spend a day in Debbie Shore's shoes then you can find out in out article 24 hours as....

I hope you enjoy reading our March/April edition.
Craft Business is more than just a B2B magazine; it is an industry institution that for more than 12 years has uncovered the latest trade launches and sales trends, while offering business advice aimed directly at the specialist craft and hobby retailer.

Published eight times a year and supported by our popular online resource, CraftBusiness.com – the magazine covers all markets relevant to its readership including papercraft; stitching and haberdashery; jewellery and beading; knitting; general arts and crafts; and media, digital and online information. In-depth features exploring profit opportunities across the industry are complemented by advice from retail experts, comments from market leaders, and fresh perspectives from retailers themselves. Drawing on the experiences of these diverse voices, Craft Business reflects the challenges facing today's craft retailers and offers inspiration, innovation and support for their growth.

In addition to the magazine, back in 2012 Craft Business was able to take advantage of its position in the market and launched the only annual directory for the Craft & Hobby industry, comprehensively listing companies in the industry in one easy-to-use guide, available in both print and online.
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Very interesting

Lots of advice Reviewed Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Very inspiring Reviewed Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Good value

Full of new ideas Reviewed Saturday, July 20, 2019

Great for business

Specifically aimed at the business users Reviewed Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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