Member Marketing

Cardgains continues to develop through its marketing initiatives and activities, which take place throughout the year. The Cardgains marketing calendar has proved effective and a benefit to both members and suppliers.

Some activities cater for both parties, whilst others aim to develop either the member and their store, or the supplier and their distribution.

The 2024 marketing programme focuses on:

The 2024 marketing programme focuses on the 35th anniversary of supporting independent retailers.






Cardgains Marketing initiatives and events include:

Monthly newsletter

Featuring industry and Cardgains news stories, supplier updates, launches and features. A printed copy is circulated to members with their monthly statement.

You can either view on line or download to keep up to date:

May 2024 Cardgains Newsletter View on line 


Download to keep

May click here
April click here
March click here
February click here
January click here
December click here
November click here
October click here
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July click here
June click here


Social Media


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  Follow us using @cardgains to get up to date information on some of the exciting things us and our suppliers are up to.




Cardgains Village

We will be back at Spring Fair 2025 at the front of Hall 3, stand M10/N11.

Please come and say hello!


New Member Welcome Goodie Bag

A popular initiative for new members to Cardgains is the Goodie Bag Programme.

The goodie bag is full of some great products and ideas that will benefit your business.

A unique promotional email system giving suppliers the opportunity to communicate their ‘hot’ deals and promotions without having to wait for the monthly newsletter. Members wishing to register their email address to receive the whats-hot deals, can do so by clicking the link: