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Craft Business Magazine Issue 104 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review 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. .. read more

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.  read less
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As Christmas draws closer and the number of shopping days becomes less and less, now seems the perfect time to start thinking ahead and making plans for the new year. As well as the latest industry news and top advice from our experts, we have a trend special on page 8, with Debbie Bliss, Jessica Rose and many more revealing their predictions for 2015. There's also good news for the world of knitting and crochet on page 12, as we present more hot new trends and reveal how you can capitalise on them. .. read more

On page 16, we catch up with some professionals in the know about the state of stitching, with Jamie Chalmer, Mr X Stitch himself, Emily Peacock, Nicola Grellier and Anne Butcher from The Royal School of Needlework discussing the highs and lows of the industry.

Awards season has begun again, and it's time to get voting for your favourite companies, so turn to page 9 for a full list of Craft Business Award nominees.

Also in this issue, do not miss the Creativeworld, Paperworld and Christmasworld preview on page 24, where you can find out what to expect from the show and just some of the companies in attendance.  read less
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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