Craft Focus - December 2022/January 2023 (Issue 94)

4 FOCUS ON 46 JPT Europe Shinya Masuda, Managing Director of JPT Europe Ltd, discusses their brand King Jim and the demand for Japanese products 54 Schiffer Publishing Head of her game at business and development for Schiffer Publishing, Séverine Jeauneau talks to Craft Focus about the vast array of books they publish 58 Holly Berkley Jewellery Holly Berkley Jewellery is run and owned by jewellery designer Holly Berkley. Holly specialises in producing wire work sculpture and jewellery crafting kits. 67 Faber Anya Hogg, Marketing Manager at Faber Artisans chats to Craft Focus about the opportunities for businesses through their multi-vendor marketplace 84 Retailer interview Rosie Scott, Founder of The New Craft House talks to Craft Focus about the growing trend to use eco materials and how her business is dedicated to selling deadstock fabric BUSINESS 88 Scaling up Scaling up skills is vital for small businesses to thrive, says Tina McKenzie, Policy and Advocacy Chair, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) 90 Lucky number seven Gary Prince, Chief Strategy Officer at SimplyPayMe, offers seven tips to protect your business in a difficult financial climate 92 Anti Copying in Design Dids Macdonald, CEO of Anti Copying in Design (ACID), looks at David vs Goliath copycat cases that have been exposed 98 Mindful marketing Sara Davies discusses how a wellplanned marketing campaign can do wonders for your business SHOWS 23 Shows, news & events Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in your industry 29 Fun at the fair! Spring Fair preview 33 Toys & hobbies galore! Toy Fair lowdown 29 71 61 54 33