Printed Catalogue

The Death of the Printed Catalogue

Published - 16th May, 2016

WHATEVER YOUR OPINION OF THE PRINTED CATALOGUE THERE IS AN ARGUMENT FOR AND AGAINST.

Years ago, well before the global use of the computer and the internet, the best way to show off your products was with a printed catalogue, and to be honest this was a perfect way to promote your business and product range to a wide audience.…

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TRADE SHOWS

TRADE SHOWS – Why are they so important?

Published - 9th May, 2016

There are trade shows for everything!  from Nuts & Bolts through to Executive Yachts and everything in between. Some are B2B and others are End User shows,  but what are the benefits and risks? Benefits.

Trade shows are generally targeted at an industry and the people involved or interested in that industry. Exhibiting at a trade show can be a …

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1947 is where it all started – The Past, The Present, The Future.

Published - 3rd May, 2016

What do Sharon Lee, Elton John, BUPA, a Microwave and the breaking of the sound barrier have in common? The answer is the year 1947. The year Sharon Lee Ltd was established and the same year Elton John was born, BUPA was established, the microwave was invented and the sound barrier was broken by Chuck Yeager in the Bell X-1.… Read more

Survival guide to selling headwear

Published - 25th Apr, 2016

Sharon Lee’s Survival guide to selling headwear.

“Survival of the Fittest” is a statement you hear a lot, not just in the wilderness but also in business.  But to survive you need the right tools, knowledge, and commitment.

At Sharon Lee, we are committed to helping you sell headwear easier and quicker than ever before, by doing the hard work …

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Let creativity sell the idea of Caps to your Clients.

Published - 18th Apr, 2016

How can creativity help you sell Caps and Beanies to your clients without the need to lift a finger? The common scenario:

A client calls wanting a range of products for a big event or product launch.  They advise you of the budget and now it’s up to you to list a range of suitable products, source or get creative …

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DYE-SUBLIMATION

Published - 4th Apr, 2016

You may have heard the term ‘sublimation’ going around lately – also known or referred to as dye-sub, or dye sublimation printing –  but no matter what you call it, sublimation printing is a versatile, digital printing method that opens up a world of opportunities to any consumer of decorated goods.

So, what is dye-sublimation?

Well, simply put, sublimation is …

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SILICONE EMBOSSED BRANDING – NEW FOR 2016

Published - 14th Apr, 2016

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS GREAT NEW BRANDING TECHNIQUE – SILICONE EMBOSSING. WE RECENTLY RETURNED FROM A TRIP TO OUR PRODUCTION FACILITIES IN CHINA, AND WOW WHAT AN EYE OPENER IT WAS.

With so many new fabrics, styles and of course, branding techniques we were like kids in a sweet shop.

One such technique that really caught our eye in …

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Embroidery Threads

Don’t put up with BAD Embroidery

Published - 4th Apr, 2016

Embroidery is a very important part of decorating your garments and can make or break an order.

Many of you may be thinking how hard can it be to embroider a logo to the front of a cap or garment?

To a certain extent it’s not that difficult but getting it looking clean and crisp takes some care. Below are …

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Are you getting the most from your current supplier?

Published - 13th Apr, 2016

It’s a simple question but a difficult one to answer!

Take for example your energy supplier.  Yes you are getting a regular supply of electricity and gas, and in most cases you never need to contact them until there is an issue or you decide to shop around for better pricing.  But how many of you regularly check the suppliers …

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Machine Number 6

Machine Number 6

Published - 6th Apr, 2016

We are pleased to announce that on the 11th March 2016, we took delivery of our sixth, 8 head embroidery machine, taking our embroidery head count to 48 plus a single head. The introduction of this latest Tajima machine now means that we will be able to facilitate up to 1500 logos per day, of 5000 stitches, and a production… Read more

The new look Sharon Lee Site is Live

Published - 4th Apr, 2016

Over the past 6 months we have been working tirelessly on our new website.

You may ask why?  Well, the simple fact is that the old site, as great as it was, just didn’t sit with the massive changes Sharon Lee have made in the past 3 years.

After many conversations with clients, and internally, it became apparent that a …

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