The BIDBI Bee

The BIDBI Bee is written by Julia Gash, the founder and CEO of BIDBI, with guest bloggers from inside and outside the BIDBI hive.  In her blog, Julia gives a behind the scenes look at eco-bag production in the BIDBI engine room, speaks out on topical issues and celebrates her favourite bag art.  She waves the flag for eco-ethical business and the tote as a wonderful, creative medium.

 
New Products!
New Products!
Richard Robinson
4th September 2015

Calling all breweries, wineries or anyone that has a need for carrying alcohol from one place to another! We are happy to announce the launch of 2 new products, the canvas bottle bag and the cardboard insert for our small laminated jute bag.  Canvas Bottle Bag A brand new product for us, the canvas wine bottle bag is suitable for carrying a bottle of wine or champagne. This 8oz canvas... Read More »

 
New Talented Website!
New Talented Website!
Tom Kilpatrick
25th August 2015

This week we have an update from our sister company Talented, Tom gives us an update on their shiny new website! We’re live! After much blood, sweet and a few tears, our new all singing all dancing website is now live! You can explore the delights of all our Talented bags, zips, laptop cases, beach bags and more… You can shop from the comfort of your own home, or while... Read More »

 
BIDBI Guest Blog - Tori Ratcliffe
BIDBI Guest Blog - Tori Ratcliffe
Tori Ratcliffe
13th August 2015

This weeks blog is written by artist Tori Ratcliffe. Thanks for taking the time to write for us. Be sure to check out her artwork on her website and social media! My aunt first introduced me to watercolours when I was 21, but I was so impatient that I struggled to get to grips with painting landscapes in the traditional manner. My eagerness to learn led me to develop my own unique style,... Read More »

 
Screen Print Artwork Guide
Screen Print Artwork Guide
Richard Robinson
6th August 2015

For some of our customers the artwork submission can be a difficult process, and understandably so as there are a plethora of file types and potential variables to get your head around.  Artwork files generally fall into 2 categories, vector and non-vector. A vector graphic is a piece of artwork constructed of lines and fills, usually created using Abode Illustrator or Corel Draw. These... Read More »

 
BIDBI Staff Blog - Richard Robinson - July 2015
BIDBI Staff Blog - Richard Robinson - July 2015
Richard Robinson
30th July 2015

My name is Richard and I am responsible for design and marketing at BIDBI. If you are a customer of ours you have probably had the pleasure or displeasure of dealing with me at some point.  I recieve our customers artwork, edit if necessary, provide proofs and prepare artwork for production. I also take care of the BIDBI website ensuring content is up to date, post the weekly blog and... Read More »

 
Exemplar Healthcare Visit
Exemplar Healthcare Visit
Richard Robinson
24th July 2015

This week BIDBI had the pleasure of welcoming 11 clients from Exemplar Healthcare to our Sheffield factory for a tour and Q&A session with some of our staff. Lucy Waller and Lucy Arnold took on the role of tour guides, first showing the office and explaining the various jobs in the order processing department then showing the group around the factory to see the bags being printed! Lucy... Read More »

 
A BIDBI Bag Buzz
A BIDBI Bag Buzz
Julia Gash
17th July 2015

What gives me a really big buzz?  It’s seeing bags that we’ve printed swinging from people’s arms as they are walking through town.  If I’m on my way to work and I see someone carrying a bag that we’ve printed then I consider it a lucky omen and know that I’m going to have a great day! Last week I saw a woman walking to work, carrying a Waterstone’s... Read More »

 
Guest Blog - Rebekah Feld
Guest Blog - Rebekah Feld
Rebekah Feld
9th July 2015

Hi everyone, I'm Rebekah. I'm Julia Gash's (owner of bidbi) 15 year old niece from Canada. My mum and I are here for 10 days visiting family and touring England. We haven't been for 8 years. Anyways, after getting off a flight from England to Canada July 2nd with no sleep, my Mum (sister to Julia) and I decided that we would go on a visit to Julia's work with her before going to sleep for... Read More »

 
BIDBI Staff Blog - Sabiha Sultana - July 2015
BIDBI Staff Blog - Sabiha Sultana - July 2015
Sabiha Sultana
3rd July 2015

Hi, my name is Sabiha Sultana also known as Sabz. I have worked at BIDBI for just over 2 weeks! I am the Support Administrator, my position is a part-time internship which requires me to review, update and clear back-logs for the Account Managers. I have just completed my Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing with a 2:2 from Sheffield Hallam University. Final year felt like walking... Read More »

 
London Day Out and First 3 Months at BIDBI
London Day Out and First 3 Months at BIDBI
Jan Sutton
25th June 2015

This weeks blog is guest written by Jan, our newest Account Manager.  Hi! My name is Jan Sutton and I am the Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Account Manager. I have worked at BIDBI for just 9 weeks. I am thoroughly enjoying the challenge of my new role. I have never done anything like this before! IT and myself are relatively new acquaintances! I am responsible for managing accounts... Read More »

 
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