Business to business sales

Gleneagles pet bowl

I have something to confess; I’m not a huge fan of wholesaling. I know a lot of books on small business and even other small business owners themselves love wholesaling their work. Partly because it increases your own sales but also exposes your designs and products to a broader range of people than you could reach on your own. I know saying I don’t like it is potentially quite controversial but there is something I prefer instead and that’s business to business sales.

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Testing glazes

Surprisingly I’ve actually started thinking lately about new work for 2020 in the studio lately. I’ll be working on creating a new range of items soon, this will mostly be lead by a few new yarn bowl designs. I try to change the styles more regularly now than I used to. New designs are often directly inspired by customer requests I’ve had over the previous year. If I’m being asked for a certain style regularly it makes sense to incorporate it into the shop.

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Christmas last order dates

The autumn season is nearly over and Christmas is just around the corner. With that in mind I’m publishing the last postage dates for ordering from the shop. There are slightly different postage times for items in stock and items that are made to order since made to order items can take longer. If your ever in any doubt about the status of your order you can always get in touch.

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Thanks for coming!

This past weekend I was at the Northern Craft Fair at The Baltic in Gateshead. If you dropped by thanks so much! It was a great event and even better to see it so lively with lots of people. The last couple of days I’ve been doing a lot of stock taking so you may find that some items have disappeared from the shop post event.

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