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Emotional Rescue

Unit 6, Miller Court
Tewkesbury Gloucestershire , GL20 8DN
United Kingdom
01684272379
jennie.rutter@erescue.co.uk
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IT'S LOOSE! New Virtual Safari is out now!

New Virtual Safari has been released into the wild.
Today, it will be presented to Carte Blanche at the sales meeting (You may have seen the rucksacks this week in the building with the sales packs in them).
#newvirtualsafari #nowwithsharperclaws. We hear it was a ROARRRRRING SUCCESS!

Many Thanks to @ERescue1 great hosts #RETAS18

A great day at The Retas Awards 18.. Very honoured to be a guest. Many Thanks to @ERescue1 great hosts #RETAS18

ER Sign new deal with Carte Blanche

ER and Carteblanche, re negoitate thier Independant trade agreement, and sign a new deal that takes the partnership to 2020, with minimun target goals set which will see Carteblanche enhancing thier sales force penetration....Re launch to take place on 18th July 2018 at the Carte Blanche Spring Sales conference - Jen and Martin to attend.

Tesco Meeting Feedback

Thanks to everyone’s for their support with our prep for this week’s trading review at Tesco.  Overwhelmingly positive feedback from the buying team, soundbites being:

 

Emotional Rescue considered amongst Top 5 category partners

 

We were the ‘Star of the Show’ in this year’s Father’s Day range (In what was a tough season for many)

 

Loved new Virtual Safari & OTC Captions refresh + Seriously Just Kidding

 

Chris and Mark will follow up all sales opportunities over the coming days, with Sara & Lauren (The Buyers) planning to come across to ER Towers in August.

 

WELCOME CHRIS!!!

From all of us at ER Towers, welcome Chris!

Claire ‘The Power’ Cheng takes £500 darts prize!

PG Live is renowned as a show where ‘business meets pleasure’,
something Emotional Rescue took to the next level by turning its stand
into a pub – called the Stoat & Scrotum.
We will always remember the moment we saw Claire ‘The Power’ Cheng take the oche. We hope she has a wonderful time away.
Two runner-up prizes of £50 retail vouchers went to Cards Galore buyer Trish Corner and UKG’s Gary Head

WOW! Doors are open at The Stoat & Scrotum

Check the Ye Oldie watering hole of ER at PG LIVE 2018.From all accounts, the stand has been busy and the darts comp has already began! 180!!!

Welcome Chris Houfe!

Chris Houfe has been appointed joint managing director of Emotional Rescue, working alongside Martin Nevin. Chris will join us at the beginning of July 2018!

Chris says: “I feel very proud and privileged to become part of Emotional Rescue, as it’s a business I’ve admired for many years. I’m also looking forward to working alongside Martin in helping to achieve our joint goals over the next period of time.”

Male Gift QC Sample Land!

The 'production samples' of Xpressions male gift lines have started to arrive.  First were fridge magnets and now Pint Glasses and Tankards!

WOW! New PHOTO fridge magnets!

Get your laughing gear around these PHOTO FRIDGE MAGNETS. Side-splitting gags about getting older, drinking and birthdays in general, mean this fresh, funky and rather pokey little addition is guaranteed to give everyone a good giggle!

FOCUS ON PROGRESSIVE HUMOUR SUPPLEMENT

The new supplement of Focus On Progressive Humour will be landing shortly. This is our opportunity to shine and also plug our theme for PG LIVE, 'The Classic and Traditional English Pub'.

Help us CREAM OURSELVES!

We have put out an advert on social media this week as we seek new creative juice, or as the advert puts it, "We quite often cream ourselves over a good joke!"

Royalties Flood In!

Our first royalty statement for book sales has just arrived!

Royalties on sales for the last quarter of last year were £104,000

(combined for first 4 books!)

Tesco Update - New Listings

ER’s latest contemporary ranges (Inc. Off The Wagon) secures circa 1,000 extra pockets in top 100 stores following tender for new mod space (Great Job Everyone).

#No.1 Display in independent store CARD TIME

Twitter.... @ERescue1
#DisplayOfTheDay Cardtime #Penzance #cornwall Great choice cards from hilarious  @ERescue1 @Woodmansterne to Easter @ @UKGreetings @greetingsbyling

Seriously Just Kidding - Sales Update

Following on from Toni and Mark's visit to UKG's head office yesterday, news reached us that WHSmith had decided to add Seriously Just Kidding to their main 2018 Christmas plan. Traditionally ranges need to be established in Everyday before introducing to seasons.

The everyday range has also been moved up the test schedule to April, so all the noises are very positive.

Thanks to everyone involved in the concepts, range launch, boards and presentation material.  (Special thanks also to efforts in turning around Seriously Test POS this week)

Dare I say it's been a very 'Serious' week.....

WE'RE LIVE ON TV

THE BIG SCREEN IS A GO-GO..... and just in time for the GOLD CUP!! We had better get the sweepstake ready! 

Daily Mail - 'With us' or 'Against us'?

Daily Mail - 'With us' or 'Against us'? Either way they have once again enhanced the public profile of our Wit & Wisdom books. In this particular case, 'With & Wisdom of Mum' just in time for Mother's Day!