Magazine Articles

Read some of the main articles from THIIS magazines here. You can also download the magazine from the 'Magazine Download' section or read it online using the page reader system - just click on the front page image that you'll find on the home page.

Remember, if you have any news yourself, just let us know. It's a great way of getting free publicity for your company and you'll be surprised just how effective it can be to build business. For example, Neil Smith, Managing Director of Mackworth Healthcare told us: "We decided to use the THIIS magazine to promote our latest news to industry, regarding the management re-structure and investment towards the business post acquisition. I was delighted at the response and was truly surprised about the amount of interest it has raised with key contacts. Within a few days of the publication been circulated, I had arranged multiple meetings with potential distributors and suppliers."

And Teri Carnell, Sales & Marketing Manager at Silvalea told us: "Having recently launched our new website we have noticed a significant increase in enquires every time an article appears online or in the Magazine with a link to our website."
     
Ramping up activity in the mobility industry

Ramping up activity in the mobility industry

When Medequip, one of the longest serving providers of Community Equipment Services in England, required more than a hundred new ramps for their new van fleet, Ra’alloy was all too ready to rise to the challenge. Now the ramp experts are looking to bring their expertise to more companies in the mobility trade.
GDPR: What mobility marketers need to know

GDPR: What mobility marketers need to know

Data protection regulations are due a big change in three months’ time, yet research suggests many marketers are unsure what the changes mean. Integrated marketing agency Accord explains what major changes are coming that all marketers in the mobility industry should be aware of.
Meet…Mark Hermolle

Meet…Mark Hermolle

Mark Hermolle is the Managing Director of KYMCO UK (now KYMCO Healthcare and KYMCO Motorcycles); the company has been manufacturing mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs for over 17 years.

 

More about…Kes-Vir

More about…Kes-Vir

After successfully selling incontinence swimwear through her company Incy Wincy for 14 years, founder Daksha Mistry decided to take the plunge and begin manufacturing her own range after discovering a gap in the market. Launching the Kes-Vir range in 2010, she has now secured an order with catalogue distributor JD Williams.
Retailer Spotlight: Sync Living

Retailer Spotlight: Sync Living

After 20 successful years, the company formally known as Disability Needs is embracing the future with a new look as it explores new markets. Now known as Sync Living, the mobility equipment provider and bathroom adaptation specialist discussed with THIIS rebranding, two decades of success, and what the future holds.
Retailer Spotlight: Lifestyle and Mobility

Retailer Spotlight: Lifestyle and Mobility

A common issue for retailers, both inside and outside the mobility industry, is that of internet sellers undercutting prices and eroding margins from bricks and mortar stores. The situation has left many retailers questioning the best course of action as the trend in consumers to turn online continues to increase. For southern-based Lifestyle and Mobility, the key is carefully selected products.
The OT’s Perspective: Key factors behind successfully using hoists and slings to help customers

The OT’s Perspective: Key factors behind successfully using hoists and slings to help customers

Hoists and slings are a key way to ensure that those with physical ailments and disabilities are able to get around and whether you’re selling hoists and slings or recommending them to your clients, it’s vital that you know what you’re talking about. And that’s what this article is for – providing you with a whistle-stop tour of the key legislation to be aware of and the things you need to consider when providing hoists and slings.

More about... AHM Installations

More about... AHM Installations

What happens in your business when you get an enquiry for a bathroom adaptation, maybe one that requires a good deal of work and technical knowledge? Are you able to meet your customer’s needs or do you find yourself passing on the opportunity to do the work? If it’s the latter, then you may well be interested in talking to AHM Installations. From starting life as a normal retailer, the company now specialises solely in the adaptation marketplace and is comfortable taking on any job of any size.

Retailer Spotlight:  People First Mobility

Retailer Spotlight: People First Mobility

After taking over the reins of Skegness-based People First Mobility, Karen Sheppard’s inspirational journey has seen her shake hands with industry titans, win multiple awards, overcome incredible challenges and even seen her walk the halls of 10 Downing Street! The inspirational businesswoman shares her story and views on the industry with THIIS.
Meet... Julian Cobbledick

Meet... Julian Cobbledick

Meet Julian Cobbledick, Director of Assistive Partner, as he provides short-fire answers regarding himself, his company, his experiences and more...
 
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