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."
     
Bespoke focus on trade partnerships

Bespoke focus on trade partnerships

According to the company, Bespoke Stairlifts has grand plans for 2016. Late last year saw the introduction of its Infinity Curved Stairlift, coupled with the appointment of Anke Chapman as Head of Global Sales and Managing Director, David Burns says that the company’s success has been gradually building momentum.

How to be number one online in your local area

How to be number one online in your local area

How can you get found online by customers in your local area? Here Myles Anderson, CEO of BrightLocal.com explains how your business can benefit from local search engine optimization and gain more customers in your local area.
FOCUS – Social Media

FOCUS – Social Media

David Glenwright, Head of Training Services at JC Social Media sets out some basic guidelines and provides a few dos and don’ts when it comes to getting yourself noticed through social media.

Focus: When things go wrong

Focus: When things go wrong

Following the disastrous flooding in the North of the UK at the end of 2015 and into early 2016, ICB’s Risk Manager Simon Cutmore provides some useful tips about what to do should the worst happen.
Unusual technique gets the point across

Unusual technique gets the point across

At Trade Days, one of the seminars was all about Bar-coding. It’s an important issue for both suppliers and retailers and the session explained why you need to grasp the nettle.
After a long career, it’s time to say goodbye

After a long career, it’s time to say goodbye

One of the visitors to Trade Days last year was saying his farewells to the many people in the industry that he had worked with, competed against and spent many a long evening in various hotel bars discussing everything from the state of rugby (and more particularly Welsh rugby) and what was happening in the marketplace.
Making the move from manufacturer to retailer

Making the move from manufacturer to retailer

Former Managing Director of stairlift company MediTek, Phil Rice, recently made a career-changing move when he took over retailer Anglia Stairlifts. It came as Phil was looking for a new challenge after working in MediTek since 1998 when it was then a newly formed company with just 5 people in total.
Rollerscoot boost with customer support

Rollerscoot boost with customer support

The RollerScoot has been around for a number of years now and spent many of those years in development. But now it’s on the market and the question that retailers have probably been asking themselves, about a product that is a little different is – Is it selling?
Iconic film inspires creative campaign

Iconic film inspires creative campaign

What are you doing that’s different to get noticed? Brighton based Essential Aids has produced images that are sure to stop people in their tracks. The company has put its own spin on the cult movie Quadrophenia with its very own 'Quadrosenior' by transforming walking frames in the style of Mods and Rockers.
Focus – Legal & Regulation

Focus – Legal & Regulation

Sarah Lepak, BHTA Director of Governance & Policy highlights a number of ways you could be falling foul of the law right now and explains how you can make sure you are doing the right things.
 
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