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.

 
Guest Blog - Sabiha Sultana
Guest Blog - Sabiha Sultana
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 »

 
Guest Blog - Sarah Giblin
Guest Blog - Sarah Giblin
Sarah Giblin
19th June 2015

This weeks blog is guest written by Sarah, our Sales Co-ordinator. Sarah is vital to the day to day running of BIDBI and is the glue that holds everything together! Hi, my name is Sarah and I am the Sales Co-ordinator at BIDBI. I have been in this role since March last year and I have thoroughly enjoyed making it my own. My main responsibilities are ensuring customer's orders go through... Read More »

 
NEW Bag Styles Now In Stock!​
NEW Bag Styles Now In Stock!​
Vivian Zhang
5th June 2015

We have widened our selection of off-the-shelf bag options to meet the growing demand for eco-bags for children, sports enthusiasts, fashionistas and foodies!  As such, we now have a canvas lunch bag in stock as well as a versatile, canvas zip purse, canvas musette bag and mini cotton bag.  Either as a creative and cost-effective marketing tool, or an affordable and ethical product... Read More »

 
BIDBI Waterfall @ PULSE
BIDBI Waterfall @ PULSE
Lucy Arnold
29th May 2015

I’m back to write another blog! A few weekends ago, Julia, Louisa and I headed off to London for the last of this season’s trade shows – PULSE. Being show partners, and making the on-trend PULSE give-away tote, we bagged ourselves a great sized stand to share between BIDBI and Talented. Here is a shot of the BIDBI side, displaying our colourful “waterfall” of... Read More »

 
What is Lithographic Printing?
What is Lithographic Printing?
Vivian Zhang
22nd May 2015

This week I will continue introducing our print methods. After screen printing and digital printing, we are finally coming to our last method - Lithographic Printing. What is lithographic printing then? Similar to Digital Printing, our master printers will first print customer's desired image in reverse onto silicone-coated, transfer paper. They then apply the correct amount of pressure heat... Read More »

 
Digital Printing
Digital Printing
Vivian Zhang
15th May 2015

Our bags are made from natural fibres, such as cotton or jute, and are printed through 3 printing options, depending on the customer's branding requirements. i have introduced screen printing in few weeks ago, now let's learn a little bit about digital printing! So how do we do Digital Printing? We will first print the image in reverse onto a silicon-coated transfer paper, which then... Read More »

 
ON SALE!
ON SALE!
Vivian Zhang
8th May 2015

To celebrate the new born of Princess Charlotte BIDBI has expanded End of Line. Now here are all the products on sale - 20% off, available while stock lasts! 4oz Cotton Tote Short Handle Portrait, 42H x 37W cm 4oz Cotton Tote With Gusset, 42H x 37W x 10G cm 4oz Cotton Tea Towel, 75H x 50W cm 4oz Canvas Apron, 85H x 60W cm 5oz Natural Small Handle Slouch Bag Landscape, 58H x 46W... Read More »

 
Julia in London
Julia in London
Julia Gash CEO
27th April 2015

I’m just heading back on the train to Sheffield after a busy day of R&D and meetings in London. I travel to London once or twice a month as quite a few of our customers are based there. It’s important to have the opportunity to catch up with them to discuss bag projects that we’re working on together. Many of our customers don’t realize that we produce such as... Read More »

 
BIDBI for DIY Dressmaker Bag
BIDBI for DIY Dressmaker Bag
Vivian Zhang
24th April 2015

BIDBI has taken on DIY as well! YAY One of our customers, Tilly and the Buttons, has put our bags on their website. Check it out - when BIDBI meets DIY - bright and dynamic, wonderfully presenting the DIYers' character! Click here to purchase the bag. Laura Aldous from Tilly and the Buttons has spoken very highly of our customer service, printing quality as well as delivery speed. She... Read More »

 
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