About – Commercial

An Introduction

The Design Group UK Commercial Teams develop the most commercially viable, market appropriate and trend-focused products across the full spectrum of retail channels. These include bespoke, licensed and branded ranges across UK & export national retailers, Independent retailers and wholesalers along with innovative products for the Goods Not For Resale channel and specialist gift retail.

Combining extensive market knowledge – which has been acquired over several decades – with continuous research, development and market analysis, our commercial teams strive to give our customers an unparalleled level of service.

With a deep understanding of our design, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution capabilities, our commercial team provide the vital link between our customers and the expert knowledge within Design Group UK.

The cross functional partnerships between the commercial, design and product development teams, are key to us driving quality and innovation within the industry.

The commercial team provide our studios with frontline insight from the wider market, helping to guide the design and development of products to our customers’ exacting standards.

Through years of experience, combined with continuous market and trend research, our teams hold an expansive knowledge and understanding of the industry. This knowledge allows our commercial teams to act ahead of the curve offering our customers focused, bespoke product solutions.

Unparalleled Insight

As a part of IG Design Group Plc, Design Group UK has at its disposal the knowledge and insight of a global family of companies, making it possible to quickly and effectively understand and act upon international trends and marketplace dynamics.

Reaching continental Europe, the Americas, Australia, Asia and beyond, Design Group is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Christmas crackers, gift wrap, cards and everyday greetings products.

Backed up by this domestic and international knowledge and infrastructure, the account managers, within Design Group UK, are able to cater for customers of all sizes – from multinational retailers through to independent traders – providing appropriate products across the entire price and quality spectrum.