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NEW SHERLOCK CALENDAR COVER REVEAL PLUS 2018 PREORDERS NOW AVAILABLE…

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It’s that time of year again at Danilo, when we replace the old with the new! An we’re delighted that our full range of fantastic Official Calendars and Diaries for 2018 are now available at http://www.danilo.com

In particular, we are very excited about the NEW Sherlock Official 2018 Calendar, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, A Square Calendar measuring 305mm x 305mm, this calendar features stunning graphics of key characters such as Sherlock Holmes, Dr John Watson, Mycroft Holmes, Molly Hooper, Mrs Hudson and DI Greg Lestrade.

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We have some great Movie Calendars this year too, such as Despicable Me 3, Transformers, My Little Pony, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of the Caribbean and many more….

For all you music lovers, we have a great selection of Official Calendars to choose from. Covering a few music genres you can pick from the classics such as Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, Donny Osmond, Queen and The Beatles through to Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Little Mix, Take That, One Direction, The Vamps and more

We also have a range of different formats for our Calendars and Diaries, so no matter how you like to stay organised, there is the perfect size for you!

DESK EASEL AND DESK BLOCK CALENDARS – perfect for your home or office

Selection of Desk Easel Calendars above – priced £6.99

Selection of Desk Block Page-A-Day Calendars above – priced £9.99

OFFICIAL 2018 DIARIES – Come in A6, A5 and pocket sizes -from £5.99

So get pre-ordering now and be one of the first to receive these products as soon as they come into stock! And remember we offer FREE UK Delivery on all Calendars, Diaries, Greetings Cards and Gift Wrap!! Worldwide delivery is also available 🙂

ITS BACK AND MORE DESPICABLE THAN EVER!

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The team who brought you “Despicable Me” and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, “Despicable Me 2” and “Minions,” returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable adopted daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—as well as those hilarious Minions with the brand new upcoming film Despicable me 3.

Released on 30th June 2017, Despicable Me 3 made almost $83.5 million in it’s opening weekend and therefore had the biggest opening weekend of all animated films so far this year!

Danilo  have been working with Universal for several years on Despicable Me products, and are publishing a strong range of Calendars, Diaries, Greetings Cards, Gift Wrap & Bags this year, designed around the new film’s funky, colourful 80’s theme.

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Danilo are delighted to be running a DM3 themed promotion with Tesco’s starting from Monday 26th June for several weeks, to promote the fantastic new Despicable Me 3 Card & Gift Wrap range.

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“Despicable Me is one of those brands that everyone within our business loves working on as it really has mass appeal across all age groups” states Danilo’s Licensing Director Dan Grant. “This allows us to create a range of cards, wrap and bags that target every family member from the kids through to grandparents.  Our latest range focuses on the key themes from the movie both across characters such as The Minions and Gru, but also making use of the strong 1980’s artwork that really makes the offering different to previous years.

Overall the movie wont fail to impress anyone who sees it and I am sure it will be the hit movie of the summer.”

 

FABULOUS MOTHER’S DAY CARDS AND FLOWERS & CHOCOLATE COMPETITION

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we have a great selection of Official Licensed #MothersDay Cards, Sound Cards & Gift Wrap Sets to choose from and priced from ONLY £2.00 & Free First Class UK Delivery!!

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See the full range now at http://bit.ly/SeasonalCards

PLUS when you buy and Mother’s Day Card or Gift Wrap Set from Danilo.com by 23rd March 2017, you will automatically be entered into competition to #WIN a Beautiful Bouquet of Flowers and some Delicious Chocolates for your mum!!

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THE OFFICIAL 2017 CALENDAR CHART CAN NOW BE REVEALED…

The Official Calendar chart presented by Danilo is always a reflection of who is in and who is out and what is trending…

In recent years the No 1 spot has been dominated by 1 Direction, Cheryl, Frozen, Minions etc. but for 2017 its Football’s year to shine and Mourinho will not be happy when he finds out that Liverpool have pinched the Number 1 spot and made history, with over 3% more sales than the runner up Manchester United

This is the first time that 2 Sport Calendars have taken the No 1 & 2 spots in Danilo’s 38 year sales history!

From Numbers 20 to 11 in the Chart are:

20) Despicable Me  

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19) Suicide Squad 

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18) WWE

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17) Tottenham Hotspurs

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16) Chelsea

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15) Kelly Brook

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14) Kylie

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13) Marvel

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12) Fantastic Beasts

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11) Arsenal

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AND Here is a short video counting down the Top 10…. 🙂

WIN A HAMPER FOR YOUR MUM THIS MOTHER’S DAY

Mothers Day Hamper Competition

Make Mother’s Day one to remember this year by entering our Special Hamper Competition.

All you have to do is click this link and answer the question before midnight on Wednesday 2nd March to be in with a chance of winning this fabulous prize.

This amazing Mother’s Day Hamper includes a lovely Mother’s Day Card of choice, 2016 Calendar of choice, Gift Wrap and Gift Bag of choice and a selection of lovely choccies and yummy treats PLUS we will ensure it is delivered in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday 6th March.

And if you still haven’t got your card yet, don’t forget to check out our great range of Official Mother’s Day Cards and Gift Wrap  here 🙂

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Now from only £2.00 PLUS FREE UK Delivery (Worldwide Delivery also available) and our Mother’s Day Card and Wrap sets are only £5.99 each!

My Little Pony Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

My Little Pony Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

Despicable Me Minion Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

Despicable Me Minion Mothers Day Card and Wrap Pack

GOOD LUCK!

ENTER COMPETITION HERE

Minions Win at the Henries Awards!

The Danilo Team were delighted to attend The Henries Awards again for 2015, which took place in the stunning Lancaster London Hotel on Thursday 8th October. Every year, hundreds of greeting card industry publishers and retailers attend this prestigious event which celebrates the immense creativity in the UK greeting card industry.

Now in its 20th year, The Henries featured a fantastic ‘Roaring Twenties’ theme, including Charleston Dancers as well as fun dress up items for guests. Comedian Mark Watson, also brought his own unique brand of humour as the compere of the event.

All the nominees this year were judged by a panel of over 40 prestigious retailers, including buyers from John Lewis, Scribbler, Paperchase, Waitrose, Tesco, Waterstones and a host of leading independents. And we were over the moon when we discovered our Official Despicable Me Minions Card and Wrap range won the Best Licensed Range Award. Especially as other great titles such as Frozen by UKG were also nominated. Overall, a fantastic night, and we cant wait for next year’s Henries event 🙂

For a full list of all the nights winners, click here

The Danilo Team accepting Best Licensed Range Award

The Danilo Team accepting Best Licensed Range Award

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Official Minions Range now available at Danilo.com with Free UK Delivery. Worldwide delivery also available

LAURENCE HONOURED AT 2015 LICENSING AWARDS

Held at The Great Room at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Tuesday 15th September, The Annual Licensing Awards once again took place. There were over 1400 licensors, licensees and retailers in attendance, and even some celebrities too, such as the famous duo Ashley and Pudsey, Comedian and TV Star Alexander Armstrong and even Superman star Henry Cavill!

On this star-studded evening, Danilo were delighted to not only receive the award for the Best Licensed Paper Products Or Stationery Range for our Despicable Me Minions greetings cards, calendars and giftbags range, but also because our Founder and Chairman Mr Laurence Prince was given an Honorary Achievement Award for his contribution to the Licensing Industry

Shocked by this surprise announcement, Laurence collected his award, commenting “This industry has been good to me. It’s an industry I love and have grown up with – I’m 69 this year. I appreciate that the licensing industry has given me this award – it is just fantastic, thank you.”

Well Done Laurence, we are all very proud of you!

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DANILO NOMINATED IN HENRIES GREETING CARDS AWARDS

Danilo are chuffed to announce that our Official Despicable Me Card Range has also been nominated for the Best Licensed Range award at the 2015 Henries Awards. We are up against strong competition such as Disney Frozen from UK Greetings, Laura Meare from Hallmark and MODA from The Great British Card Company.

Overall, more than 14,000 entries were considered across 19 categories and these have been narrowed down by the Judges to 114 finalists. Danilo will find out if we’ve won at the gala presentation evening at the Lancaster London Hotel on Thursday 8th October, so keep your fingers crossed for us! 🙂

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DANILO FINALISTS IN LICENSING AWARDS

We are delighted to announce that Danilo is a finalist in the 2015 Licensing Awards!

There were nearly 5,000 licensed products entered into 12 categories, and we are chuffed the judging panel nominated Danilo, alongside companies such as Hallmark and Moonpig, in the Best Licensed Paper Products or Stationery Range category for our Despicable Me Calendar, Greeting Card and Gift Wrap range

The winners will be announced along with the Retailer Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on September 15, 2015 so fingers crossed we will have some good news to share in September 🙂

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MINION MADNESS AT DANILO!

WIN OFFICIAL MINIONS BUNDLES IN OUR TWO COMPETITIONS!!

This week sees the film release of those loveable yellow minions as well our BRAND NEW Official Cards and Gift Wrap Range – both online and in select Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASDA and Clintons stores! So to celebrate such an occasion we have 2 Fabulous Minion Competitions for you to enter, each with the prize of a supersized Minion Bundle!

1. FACEBOOK AND TWITTER COMPETITION

To WIN this lovely Bundle of Official Minion Books (courtesy of Centum Books), Greetings Cards, Gift Wrap and Gift Bag, all you have to do is Like and Share our Post on our Facebook Page or Follow and Retweet  our post on our Twitter Page (@CalendarsUK) by Monday 29th June 2015.

2. REPIN PINTEREST COMPETITION

We are also giving you the chance to win ANOTHER of these amazing Minions Bundles by entering our Pinterest Competition. To enter, follow these 3 steps:

1. Follow Danilo Calendars on Pinterest

2. Repin your favourite Minions Product Picture from our”Minions Madness” Board.

3. Use the hashtag #DaniloMinionMadness when you repin the image

Winner will be chosen and contacted on Tuesday 30th June 2015