Monthly Archives: May 2014

Father’s Day should be everyday, but since it comes once a year, give him something personal and heartfelt – send a Father’s Day greeting card.

Father’s Day is held on the third Sunday of June in the UK.  It is a day to honour
fathers and celebrate fatherhood.  This year it falls on Sunday 15th June.

For 2015 our Father’s Day range consists of 27 designs in total.  We have a great
reputation amongst our retailers for good solid male ranges.  Our top performers
include a number of humorous, photographic designs, along with bright text based and strong traditional scenes.

Exclusively for our newsroom readers, please find below an image from our
Father’s Day 2015 range.



The success of the London 2012 Games has spurred on a huge growth in cycling across the country.

Cycling is increasingly popular around Nigel Quiney’s head office in Saffron Walden due to the appearance on Monday 7th July of the Tour de France through the town centre.  The whole area is feeling the excitement of the event.

The third stage in the three week race starts in Cambridge and then moves into Essex and travelling down Saffron Walden’s High Street before heading to London to finish on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.


The resurgence in cycling is also being shown in greeting card sales. The second most popular design behind football in our Man’s World range illustrates a bike racing scene.




Butterflies on a high!

Are you interested in butterfly greeting cards? Elegant and beautiful butterflies
never fail to impress.


In the modern western world, the symbol of the butterfly stands for freedom, fun and joyous times.

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In 2014 we have noticed butterflies continue to feature highly on many of our best-selling designs.
The most popular ranges featuring butterflies are Carousel and Pizazz

Charity Challenge

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Cardgains is the largest buying group in the UK catering specifically for the independent retailer within the greeting card, gift and associated products marketplace.  Every year they hold a fundraising charity event.  In 2014 their nominated Charity is for children with autism called Peach.  They have pledged to raise £25,000 for the charity through their fundraising events in 2014.  For more information visit

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For 2014 their main fundraiser is The Three Dams Challenge in the Peak District.

Two brave volunteers from Nigel Quiney Publications will be taking part this year, they are Alison Butterworth and Nick Leek.  We will keep you updated on how their training is progressing!

To sponsor someone or to donate to the event, you can either send a cheque payable to ‘Cardgains Charity Account’ to Cardgains Head Office.  Or please visit our Just Giving site: You can sponsor a ‘challenger’ and offer a few words of encouragement! (Remember to say who you’re sponsoring)