One of the country’s biggest party supply companies said that Christmas came early this year with orders placed well before usual. Peeks of Christchurch in Dorset normally receives most of its large orders in late November and early December, but this year the floodgates opened at the end of September.
Peeks, the Dorset-based party supply company, enjoyed the best ever quarter in its 70-year history during the run-up to Christmas. Sales through its website, mail order catalogues and huge party store in Christchurch required more than 20 extra staff to be taken on to cope. The Christmas orders and Halloween sales made up the bulk of the business during the … Read More
Through the summer one Dorset business has been organising the sale of three-and-a-half million Christmas crackers. Peeks, based in Christchurch, has become one of the country’s leading suppliers of crackers and has seen orders up 20 per cent on last year. The company works about six months ahead of the real calendar so while most people were enjoying their summer … Read More