Enjoy Outstanding Shelf Appeal for Your CBD Products

CBD is big business in the UK right now. This hugely popular natural product is now available in many different forms, from e-liquid to lip balm. But while there is a big opportunity to get into the market early on, you’ve also got a lot of competition – so you have to make your products stand out to get noticed. A … Read More

10 Products that Need ISO11683 Tactile Warning Triangles (And Why)

At Readability we sell millions of Tactile Warning Triangles to our customers (23 million last year to be exact). If you’re reading this there’s a good chance you need them for your own products. But there’s a bit of confusion around tactile warning triangles, so here’s some information on what they are – along with some of the main products … Read More

The speediest lead times in labels

It’s a familiar story: you need labels printed, and you need them yesterday. This is the nature of the business. A printer lets you down, a new rush order comes in, you realise you’ve made a mistake with your labels – anything can happen. At Readability, we offer some of the fastest lead times in the business. Our customers need … Read More

Four environmental label material swap outs

Eventually and inevitably your label will become redundant and will be disposed of. What happens to this label waste at the end of its useful life is becoming an increasing concern to consumers, companies and governments alike all promising to do more in the name of the environment. We’ve talked about the importance of label material choice from functional and … Read More

Flexo or Digital Label Printing?

This is almost an irrelevant question for most printed label buyers these days. The print quality, longevity, colour matching and finishes available are so closely matched that speed of turnaround and cost are usually the deciding factors. Readability will supply you with beautiful labels to suit your brand design, timescales and budget. Rather than drive you down the flexo or … Read More

Bleeding Barcodes & Snapping Ribbons – Thermal Transfer Printing Problems Solved

Technology seems to let us down at the most important times and thermal transfer printers are no exception. A regular routine to clean the print head will solve many problems. You can use printer wipes to clean printheads, platen rollers and label sensors every time you change the roll of ribbons or labels. Dirty printheads are the cause of most common printed image problems. … Read More

Don’t pay over the odds for “branded” thermal ribbons

Get the best quality thermal transfer ribbon without paying inflated prices just for the branding. The phrase “you get what you pay for” is not always what it seems. Sometimes inflated pricing goes hand in hand with slick marketing and imagined benefits. We all object to paying more than we need for what is after all the same thing beneath … Read More