Understanding Image Fonts in CPP

The Custom Product Platform is incredibly versatile to allow designers to set up products in a variety of ways for consumers to personalise and the greater range of special effects available increases the options for the consumer and increases sales […]

UK Market For Personalized Products Now Over £1 Billion

As a company that exists only to support the sales of Personalised & On Demand products we often get asked for data on the size of the market place. Although the market is becoming more and more mainstream it is […]

Cartoon Network Get Personal

Cartoon Network is the home of some of the UK’s most popular kids characters and programmes so an ideal opportunity for on demand and personalised merchandise

So it has been an exciting project to help them roll out CartoonNetworkByMe.com

Featuring proven best […]

Is the Maker Movement The New Industrial Revolution?

“Whereas once every aspiring entrepreneur needed the support of a major manufacturer, now anybody with a smart idea and a little expertise can make their ideas a reality. Just as Google, Facebook and others have created highly successful companies in […]

What is the difference between Personalized & On Demand Products?

The infographic below explains the core differences between personalised and print on demand products 

Both types of products are typically supplied on a dropship basis using the same production techniques so need very little investment in stock and can be […]

Introducing Multi Channel Personalization

With the seamless integration of web, instore & mobile becoming such an important requirement for retailers over the last 12 months we knew that we must provide the first multi channel platform for selling personalised products

With most personalised products being sold […]

New Giant Touchscreen Kiosks Draw the Crowds at Comicon

At this years Comic Con Exhibition the giant iPad style kiosks displayed below were certainly drawing the crowds who wanted to create their own personalised Marvel products

Powered by our POS Instore Smartlinks they allowed users to select their favourite character, […]

What was the Busiest Day of the Year for Personalized Products?

Just like the rest of the retail sector personalised and print on demand products are most in demand for Christmas with almost 35% of sales coming in November and December in 2017

One question we often get asked is what are […]

Comic Con Showcase for New Retail Concepts

For the last 6 months we have been working hard to roll out some exciting new retail concepts for personalized and on demand products so we are really pleased to be launching 3 brand new solutions in the Marvel Hall […]

Top Features to Help Designers Create Great Personalized Products

Over the past few years we have put together a range of tools to help designers create amazing personalized products. All of these options are standard features when creating product templates in the Custom Product Platform .

It is important for any […]

New Order Manager Lite for Instore & Supplier Updates

In Gateway OMS we have a comprehensive off the shelf system designed especially for the management of orders and artwork for personalized & customised products.

However not all suppliers need a full system as they may have their own systems or […]

Custom Gateway at SGIA New Orleans with Kornit Digital

Custom Gateway are excited to be at SGIA New Orleans with Kornit Digital. The show runs this year from 10th – 12th October @  Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

We will be showcasing on the Kornit booth #1617 our […]

Personalized Party Launches With Text Synchronisation

Nice to see the Personalised Party Website launched and focussing on the childrens party market place. Really good to see some clever use of personalization to create personalised party packs – we really like the concept

You can tell a lot of […]

Poker Faces Launch Unique Personalized Playing Cards

Always good to see 0ur software tested to its limits so excited to help power My Poker Faces with up to 54 different personalization options per pack this represents quite a challenge for any off the shelf personalization solution – which […]

Why Investment in Technology is the Key to Mass Customization Business Success

As a company that exists to provide a technology platform for delivering mass customised and on demand products it is always encouraging to hear that the industry leaders feel that technology is the main key to success

In the book “How […]

New Advanced Order Batching Features Introduced in OMS V2

Everybody involved in producing personalized products knows that to make money from batches of 1 your production needs to be super efficient so we think these new features in our Order Management System are a really important addition to the […]

Get Your Own Personalized Grumpy Cat

Memes are one of the most popular ways of sharing your sense of humour on the web and tend to be copied and spread rapidly over social media – think it is also fair to say that Grumpy Cat is the most […]

How Live Chat & Other Methods can help to Drive Conversions

Live chat is the ultimate sales tactic. It’s a big statement but one which we have seen work time and time again. The reason for this is extremely simple. It’s the easiest way to bump your website conversions in real-time.

This won’t […]

The Different Business Opportunities Available When Using Personalized Products

There is no doubt that the mass customization process creates some great opportunities to change the status quo with both new business models emerging and changes to existing models becoming possible.

The ability to create virtual products quickly and cheaply means companies […]

Understanding Vector Artwork for Personalized Products

The personalized products market is all about getting products produced and shipped as efficiently as possible with content created by the consumer whether this is a retail consumer or a business consumer.  Digital print production in a variety of forms […]

QR Codes for Instore

QR Codes have been an intrinsic part of the Custom Gateway system allowing a user to upload an image or photo from a smart phone.

QR Codes for in-Store are relatively new as innovative Retailers take personalization from online eCommerce to […]