British Made Promotional Merchandise Blog

Clear Prospects Celebrates its 10 Year Milestone

Blackburn based manufacturer, Clear Prospects is celebrating after reaching its 10 year milestone since the launch of its first product, The JetRest® Travel Pillow which is now an award winning, must have accessory endorsed by many celebrities including avid adventurer, Ben Fogle.

Founder and Director of Clear Prospects Michael Robinson actually invented and designed the ergonomic travel pillow following his own travels and it was following a PR story in the Sunday Times newspaper 10 years ago that The JetRest® became an overnight hit.  Now, it...

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Wow we are so chuffed to have won a rush job for one of our promotional distribution clients making a totally bespoke and rather huge beach bag.

500 bags took us 3 weeks, stacking in the overtime for my girls every evening and every weekend in between and really paying a lot of attention in the detail and the quality of the finished products.

Not a huge job you say but the logistics were full time for me to bring together the costs and then to source and go and collect the right fabric from the right mill.  It had to be loom state cotton to...

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Designer Mugs from

We just made a great set of dye sub mug and coaster sets for a great client at Strand Marketing.

As the mugs aren't British Made Promotional Merchandise Mugs, you can see them here on this link via one of our consumer web sites in the Designer Mug section.... all from our own factory here in Lancs.

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Lancashire Fabric Finishers

I was chuffed to bits today to drive to an age old Lancashire Textile Finishers and Dyers this afternoon.  The textile industry is shrinking around me and although I can still find fabric merchants around the country to buy at decent enough trade prices, what was thrilling (to me anyway) was to visit an old business that still takes loom state fabric such as cottons and colours them, washes and rolls back after drying... sounds simple but the last one I knew went into liquidation in 2001 on me and I have never found one since.

Lancashire still has...

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WheatyBags microwave heat packs

The rain has set in and snow started again in some places of the UK so why not look at Microwave Heat Packs as an idea for your customers this season ?

Clear Prospects Ltd manufacture WheatyBags Heat Packs in the UK so only small MOQ's are required for trade pricing, are available in a vast number of colours and fabrics and suit even the smallest of budgets.

So far we have manufactured WheatyBags for hotel groups and homes for the elderley though they appeal as a product range for many people of all ages.

Our full product range can...

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