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Jump to: navigation, search is a UK-based printing company.[1] Started in 1992,[2] it has over 300 franchises in the UK and Ireland which are served from its production facility in Trafford Park, Manchester, UK.[3] It is the largest high-street print franchise in the UK.[4] is quoted on the London Stock exchange[5] and also has stores in France, the Netherlands, the USA and New Zealand.[6] The company has four routes to market: Online, Franchise Stores, Bolt-on Franchises and Company owned Stores.

Online channels[edit]’s acquisition of the Dutch online printing company MFG BV was reported to the London Stock Exchange on 8 November 2010.[7] The company consequently acquired the websites, and launched its first UK web2print channel, BrandDemand, at the start of 2011.[8]

The intended launch of the UK version of the site,, was reported at the end of July 2011 via's AGM Statement.[9] The French version of the Flyerzone site,, was launched in August 2011.[10] The following year the company announced plans to add their template software to this site in the final quarter of 2012.[11]'s web2print software and systems use InDesign Server technology to build print design templates.[12] On 7 November 2011’s CEO, Tony Rafferty, reported the launch of a further website, The aim of this site is to establish an online library of editable print design templates crowdsourced from freelance designers to be resold on a royalty basis.[13] In 2015 sold online printers & to for a total of EUR 2.4 million. [14]


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  3. ^ "Europe outshines UK for | Manchester Evening News". 2011-11-07. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Rankings | LexisNexis | Professional Journal archives from". Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  5. ^ "PRINTING.COM PLC ORD 1P Share Price - Shares". London Stock Exchange. 2004-08-11. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  6. ^ "". Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  7. ^ Plc's Acquisition of MFG, London Stock Exchange. 08/11/2010. Retrieved 06/08/2012
  8. ^ issues trading update,, 02/03/2011, Retrieved 09/08/2012
  9. ^ Plc. AGM Statement July 2011,, 22/07/2011, Retrieved 06/08/2012
  10. ^ Plc. Interim Report 2011-2012,, 07/11/2011, Retrieved 10/08/2012
  11. ^ gears up for W3P roll-out as Scheffer departs,, 10/08/2012, Retrieved 10/08/2012
  12. ^ Drupa Preview: hall-by-hall highlights, 04/05/2012. Retrieved 09/08/2012
  13. ^ Plc's Half Yearly Report November 2011, 07/11/2011. Retrieved 06/08/2012
  14. ^ sells dutch Subsidiary as Chief Executive Rafferty Resigns,, 06-10-2015 Retrieved 17/01/2016

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