Good news to share

Well it was only a couple of weeks ago we posted up how it wasn’t all gloom and doom out there.  And as if to make the point one of our London based customers let us know they are taking on 40 new staff.  The company haven’t made it official yet so no names, but we’ll keep you informed.

Now I admit, this isn’t going to sort out the economy in one foul swoop, but it is good news: not just for the company in question, but for their suppliers (yes, us), the local businesses and most significantly the new employees and their families.  That’s little bit of good news spreading around – and that’s always good to hear.

Anyone else have some good news to share?

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OnFebruary 10, 2011, posted in: Latest News by

Customer lines now open from 8:00am

Short and sweet this one.

Stock In Trade are pleased to announce that our customer telephone lines lines are now open from 8:00 am each morning Monday to Friday.

See, we do listen.

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OnFebruary 7, 2011, posted in: Latest News by

No need for panic!

We had a call from one of our customers, Savill Cases, last week. They urgently needed a box of multi-punched pockets for a new project. A quick check on our system and we were able to direct them to the three-quarter full box sitting in their stationery cupboard – normally only used by their book keeper. There were enough for the project and we could ship out some more with the next scheduled delivery.

No need for panic buying and one very happy customer.

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OnFebruary 1, 2011, posted in: Our Blog by

Our First Blog - Happy 2011

Our website had an early spring clean and we can now blog. So what to say?

Well it’s 2011 and everyone else is saying it’s going to be a tough year. It’s all cost cutting measures and buy you’re own tea and biscuits. Certainly some of our customers are feeling the pinch, but we also have some doing really well – sales are up and they’re opening more sites/branches. The overall feel is more positive than you might expect.

So what are we doing this year? As well as our website revamp (do you like it?) we are now on and  . On a more practical note, for those of you that asked, we’re looking at opening our telephone lines earlier in the morning. Oh, and Stock In Trade is turning 21 this August – I think there may be a party. If we had a new year’s resolution for this year it would have to be “have a great 21st”.

I know it’s late but we did a quick check round the office for resolutions and it’s all the usual spend less, be more active, have more fun and the stubborn I refuse to make them. The only one that stood out was Karen’s I will fit into my wedding dress for this summer. Well if she makes it I’ll put up a picture. Maybe I should still put one up even if she doesn’t. Or would that be mean?

Happy 2011 Everyone!

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OnJanuary 25, 2011, posted in: Our Blog by