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The latest issue of Progressive Party is available to read now

You can now read the latest issue of Progressive Preschool magazine online, to find out the latest news, views andcover issues taking place in the party industry.

With restrictions now finally lifted, the UK has started to party again, and with some key events coming up in the calendar, there is lots to look forward to as we head into the autumn and winter months.

A key focus for this issue is the matter of sustainability, and how the party industry is fully embracing it, and working hard to make products, business practices and manufacturing processes more environmentally friendly, while still keeping the party going. We hear from a range of key execs on how they are making changes and bringing sustainability front of mind in all they do.

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Elsewhere in the issue, tableware takes centre stage, fresh from its role in keeping parties going during lockdown, the sector is now enjoying a welcome surge in sales as consumers come together to celebrate all of those missed milestones over recent months.

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Our columnist, Ed Avis, is looking at the strengths of bricks and mortar retailers, and how they can use their USPs to bring customers back into store. And industry organisation NABAS is looking back at it’s almost 35-year history in a special feature.

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Next up is our Halloween special, so we’ll be in touch very soon to find out what you all have planned for the celebrations. Meanwhile, do keep us up to date with all of your news, views, rants and banter. We love hearing what you’re up to –,

Rubies Italian Toy Awards (2)
The company received two awards during the fifth annual Toy Awards, organised by industry magazine TG TuttoGiocattoli, presented at the Italian B2B expo, Toys Milano....
Rubies x Masters of the Universe (1)
The iconic property from Mattel will join the dress-up supplier's 2022 collection with the addition of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and The Masters of the Universe: revelation....
rubies warehouse (2)
The company has acquired a new 35,000 m2 warehouse near Venlo in the Netherlands to expand its EMEA distribution....
my other me (1)
The new range includes both maternity dress-up themes and parent and baby coordinating costumes. ...
Autumn Fair (2)
The show, which takes place from 4 - 7 September, 2022 at NEC Birmingham, is almost fully booked with a host of industry leading exhibitors....
Party City (2)
The retailer has reported total net sales of $433 million for the first quarter of 2022, an increase of 2.1% year-on-year....
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