August arrives with lots to look forward to and so much we are grateful for, including the fabulous support of many loyal customers.
Our recent Recommend A Friend prize draw was enthusiastically entered by many and we hope that our winner Mrs Joanne Udy from Worcestershire will enjoy her overnight break at one of The Finesse Collection hotels. Feedback from "friends" receiving our mail order brochure for the first time has been very positive and we look forward to working together with Finesse on further initiatives. As a collection of boutique hotels, individual in character and managed to the highest standards, we are delighted to be associated with them and to introduce some of our customers to a brand they may not have yet had the chance to experience - http://tinyurl.com/2dl3erq
During July and August we have enjoyed seeing many of our carefully selected products featured in "the glossies" and recent coverage in The Sunday Express of our Bamboo Hanging Lantern - http://tinyurl.com/y98c5ez meant sales of these rocketed! In September we are working with Period House magazine to introduce the Lily and Lime products and service to their readership.
Closer to home, we have been enjoying the Summer holidays and a lovely break in the South of France. Internet seems to remain an unheard word in the area we stayed, and after leaving the business in the more than capable hands of the team back home, a relaxed holiday with plenty of time to relax and think has left us with clear and exciting plans for Lily and Lime.