Colourbyte prepares for bumper sales of canvas and stretcher bars this Christmas with extra warehouse space?
Monday, November 30, 2015
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, UK - Colourbyte is anticipating a very busy run-up to Christmas, with inkjet canvas and stretcher bars expected to be its top sellers in the photography and personalised gift industries. Previous pre-Christmas sales have been so high that the Hemel Hempstead print supplier has taken another warehouse opposite its HQ to ensure it can store enough stock.
"We sell three times more inkjet canvas and stretcher bars during November and December than at any other time of the year – our customers buy whole pallets at a time," explains Colourbyte Director Tim Stockley.
"Last year, for example, we had several instances of big-name businesses requiring hundreds of rolls for next-day delivery, which we were able to supply thanks to the additional racking we installed. This Christmas, with even more warehouse space, we have over 10,000 rolls of inkjet canvas and 800,000 stretcher bars in stock."
Colourbyte's own-brand canvas media includes seven different products for dye and pigment ink and three products for solvent and latex ink. Working with manufacturers in the Far East, Colourbyte has developed unique canvas products with bright white coatings and fast drying times at competitive prices. The range includes economical polyester to high-grade poly-cotton canvas.
Colourbyte's stretcher bars, available in 18mm or 38mm deep options with rounded edges, are also predicted to sell well again this Christmas. Made from kiln-dried Russian pine, the bars are available singly or in boxes of 50 (18mm) or 30 (38mm), complete with free wedges to ensure the canvas is stretched tightly across the frame for a perfect finish.
"We're a direct supplier who caters to everyone, from internationally known clients to home users with a printer in their spare room," adds Tim Stockley. "By increasing our storage volume we're fully prepared for a busy four weeks."