The Mempack Monthly – April 2017
Steam Trains and 1920s
After an absence of 12 months, we will shortly have the revamped Steam Trains pack, along with 1920s, back on board. When a title needs to be reprinted this is the time for improvements to be made to both contents and header card.
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The Cavern Club
Last year we were commissioned by the owners of the legendary Cavern Club to create a bespoke memorabilia pack to celebrate the venue’s 60th anniversary.
Fortunately the club have a vast archive department, so the project was a pleasure to do. The owners are delighted with the product, and it should be on sale later in the year via their website.
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We are delighted to welcome the following as current stockists, and they will now be added to our interactive stockist map.
Tudor House, Worcester www.tudorhouse.org.uk
Dog and Bone, York www.dogandbonevintage.com
Dean Heritage Centre, Soudley www.deanheritagecentre.com
New Lanark World Heritage Centre www.newlanark.org
Point of Sale
Space is a key issue in any gift shop, so we can help with the display of our products. Most shops have the packs displayed on slatted walls with simple “euro hooks”. However, for larger shops we can supply a bespoke spinner stand which can house over 100 replica packs.
We are looking at new “point of sale” stands to house the smaller items, such as booklets, ration books, etc.
For more information on these simply email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are often asked which packs sell the most, and this really depends on the nature of the shop. For example, you would expect the Imperial War Museum to sell more wartime titles. Nevertheless, the following titles always sell well:-
First World War
A number of projects are in the pipeline, and we are always looking for new ideas.
In particular we are looking into a pack which concentrates on London, such as London Tourism. However, the title is perhaps too vague. Any ideas?
Under the Magnifying Glass [picture of magnified image]
There are many hidden gems in each of our replica packs, and each week we will try to highlight one. This month it’s from the Victorian Household pack. It is a pink flyer offering quack medicine called Carbolic Smoke Ball. Who has ever heard of “Throat Deafness”? [image of pink smoke ball]