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Press Releases

  • National Stationery Week and Explore Learning proud to announce author and adventurer Steve Backshall as Judge of this year’s National Young Writers’ Awards!
    Posted on March 25, 2017 by National Stationery Week

    Free writing competition for children aged four to 14 with the theme of THE FUTURE Winners awarded a trip to Disneyland Paris and £500 worth of books for their school The Falcon Chronicles Author, TV presenter and adventurer, Steve Backshall this year’s incredible judge!   (6th March 2017) The National Young Writers’ Awards has returned […]


  • Stationery set to rule the high street!
    Posted on March 24, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      The organisers of National Stationery Week have today announced the launch of a retailer stationery display competition, which will see one lucky retailer (and three runners-up) winning hundreds of pounds-worth of stock courtesy of the sponsors of the 2017 campaign.   With stationery sales predicted to continue rising, National Stationery Week wanted to acknowledge […]


  • Toby Little to complete large project with National Stationery Week assistance
    Posted on March 2, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      Young penman Toby Little is enlisting the help of National Stationery Week to reach out to all corners of the globe to find contacts in the 29 countries currently missing from his address book.   The nine-year-old has asked for the help of National Stationery Week and their community of stationery lovers around the […]


  • Three new partners cut the mustard for National Stationery Week
    Posted on February 14, 2017 by National Stationery Week

    With five weeks to go until National Stationery Week, the UK’s biggest consumer campaign for the stationery industry has welcomed three new partners.   Mustard, STABILO and VOW will join Maped Helix, Write Size, Manuscript and edding on the list of brands partnering with the annual event for 2017.   From zombie erasers and elastic […]


  • Perfect partners help to promote penmanship. Your industry needs you!
    Posted on January 30, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      The organisers of National Stationery Week, the UK stationery market’s biggest consumer sales initiative, are delighted to unveil the first round of partners who have pledged their backing for the 2017 campaign. Manuscript Pen Company, Maped Helix, Write Size and edding who are all leading suppliers of stationery products to retailers around the world, […]



    Nu: sponsors National Stationery Week 2017
    Posted on January 17, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      British stationery brand, Nu: by Nuco International, is sponsoring the sixth annual National Stationery Week (NSW) to celebrate paper products and the power of the pen.   NSW, which takes place from 24th – 30th April 2017, aims to ‘Get Britain Writing’ by encouraging people to rekindle their love of pen and paper. The […]


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    Your industry needs you! Get involved with National Stationery Week 2017
    Posted on January 9, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      The organisers of National Stationery Week, the UK stationery market’s biggest consumer sales initiative, are appealing for retailers of stationery products to come forward to support the stationery industry and get involved with the event for 2017.   The annual event wants to enlist more retailers to help build on the successes of the […]


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    Sheaffer puts pen to paper on National Stationery Week sponsorship.
    Posted on December 23, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    Following six years of sponsorship of the UK’s biggest consumer retail campaign, Sheaffer has once again put pen to paper on a deal to sponsor National Stationery Week.   The brand has been involved with the annual event since 2012, backing the ‘Writing Matters’ campaign from its inception and is at the forefront of the […]


  • NSW e-shots

    Stationery hits a new high!
    Posted on July 5, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    This year’s National Stationery Week and ‘Writing matters’ campaign achieved record levels of coverage and consumer engagement, including being tweeted about on Mount Everest on World Stationery Day! Audience reach – excluding retailer online activity and in store traffic – was more than 100% up on last year, and exceeded 100 million for the first […]


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    Children believe their handwriting is the future
    Posted on April 26, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    The future of nice and neat written documents appears to be in safe hands, after 91 per cent of the UK’s children declared the skill as either ‘important’ or ‘very important.’ Statistics from National Stationery Week, which launched today (MON 25) until Sunday May 1, revealed that the vast majority of eight to 15 year-olds […]


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    Keyboard Capital – Lazy Londoners leave long hand lagging behind finds YouGov survey.
    Posted on April 24, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    April 25-May 1 marks National Stationery Week where Britons, young and old, are being encouraged to share their thoughts on why writing by hand still matters. A YouGov poll reveals that when questioned, Londoners are less likely to put pen to paper than their Welsh counterparts.   A national survey conducted by YouGov on behalf […]


  • noths_logo_web to be keynote speaker on World Stationery Day
    Posted on April 15, 2016 by Hazel Fieldwick

    Rebecca Saunders, head of development at leading online retailer, which offers consumers a curated product selection with unique designs and high quality craftsmanship, will be the keynote retail speaker at this month’s London Stationery Show, on Wednesday, April 27. This special event will mark the second World Stationery Day, part of the wider consumer […]