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Sailflags achieve Plastic Free Status

  Sailflags have recently achieved Plastic Free Approved Status through The Plastic Free Communities Scheme run by Surfers Against Sewage. The company have gone to great lengths to reduce single use plastics within the business by embracing a number of initiatives, including: Packaging products in cardboard, paper (new and salvaged) and recycled or salvaged plastic Using used or salvaged bubble wrap for delicate items Sealing packages for dispatch with paper packing tape Stopped printing on PVC and use a water-based printed fabric Instructed a key German supplier to stop wrapping in plastic bags, saving 4000 bags per year. Expanded and
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Categories: Feather Flags and Sailflags News.

5 Top Tips for Retailers in 2019

As we edge ever closer to the end of the year, make sure you finish 2019 with a bang and prepare yourself for successful retail trading in 2020. Here is our list of top tips to help you on your way. Plan your activity in advance and speak to suppliers regarding bulk discounts, promotions and extended terms. Every retail business needs ‘hooks’ in terms of engaging with passers by and existing customers. You will be surprised how receptive customers are to special offers. Make sure you secure as much POS (point of sale) material as possible and be creative in
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A Guide to Promotional Flags

Find out how promotional flags work and how to make the most from them. Key points Promotional flags are continuing to grow in popularity and are often referred to as sailflags, feather flags, teardrop flags and festival flags. Promotional flags can be portable (using parasol style bases, ground spikes or crossover bases) or fixed (using ground collars or concrete bollards) Flags can normally be custom made to any design. Shapes tend to be rectangular based, although variations using curves are available. Systems are designed to offer a natural looking (and moving) alternative to traditional fixed signage. Portable systems are light
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Categories: Sailflags, Sailflags News and Uncategorized.

Using Flags to Boost Christmas & New Year Sales

With retailers facing challenging times during Christmas and New Year trading, we investigate the potential in developing natural looking POS displays to attract extra footfall this year. If you have never considered using promotional flags to enhance the entrance to your storefront, now is a great time to try, with many flag printers offering attractive ‘off peak’ offers, including free design, delivery and voucher codes. Flag makers are traditionally busy from Springtime to early Autumn, with flags being commonly outdoors. Although flags need to be cared for during Autumn / Winter weather conditions, they can offer a very attractive and
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Why use promotional flags for business?

Why use promotional flags for business and what are the key benefits or drawbacks? Promotional flags have grown in popularity over the last 10 years, especially in the retail, public service, charity and event sectors. This article explores why the demand for promotional flags continues to grow and the key benefits or drawbacks of introducing them into a business. Impact + Attract the eye + Highlight a business premises – Flags need to be cared for to prolong impact – Text heavy flags can lose impact Subtle + Natural movement displays messages and POS in a subtle way + Flags
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Categories: Feather Flags, Sailflags, Sailflags News, Teardrop Flags and Uncategorized.

Flag Care

Traditional Flag Care Bring down flags in excessive weather to prolong product life Wash within flag makers recommended temperature guidelines Check stitching and material for signs of wear and tear Flags are not indestructible – so looking after you flags during periods of excessive weather conditions will dramatically increase product life. Excessive weather conditions include: Hot summer days, where over exposure to sun can cause dis-colouration Heavy spells of prolonged rain where material becomes saturated Heavy winds A variety of above during seasonal fluctuations When you consider excessive fluctuations in weather patterns nowadays, it’s little wonder flag material won’t last
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10 Things You Should Know About Promotional Flags

Promotional flags have become a cost effective way to attract attention to business premises and show stands across the country. Available in all kinds of shapes and sizes, promo flags are a blank canvas for you to maximise your own brand identity and unique message. Here is the top 10 Things You Should Know about them: They are designed to be light and portable Flags and flag systems can be used indoors or outdoors Flags are normally double sided to read correct one side and reverse the other 2 flags can be sewn back to back to ensure both sides
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Categories: Feather Flags, Sailflags, Sailflags News and Teardrop Flags.