• 2014 Calendar Club Bestsellers

    Published: December 31 2014

    ​Every year the Calendar Club Top 10 bestseller list reads like a social record of popular culture’s most beloved celebrity, TV, art, dog and football favourites and for 2014, it isn’t just about One Direction and Sir Cliff.  Throughout 2014, many of the homes of the British and Irish public, will be decorated with the works of artist Banksy, the cast of collaborative Irish/British TV success Mrs Brown’s Boys, the many faces of Dr Who, stills from the gaming monolith that is … Read more →

  • Otter House Group MBO strengthens the future of the business

    Published: October 31 2013

    ​The management team at Otter House Group, consisting of giftware distributor Otter House, calendar retailer Calendar Club and calendar publisher Carousel Calendars, has completed a management buy out. The MBO enables founding directors Gary Beck and Hendrik Vollers to exit the Group following over 20 years successfully developing the business to its current turnover of £45 million. The transaction was overseen for the buy out team by experienced MBO advisors Michelmores … Read more →

  • Calendar Club Increase their Presents

    Published: September 27 2012

    ​Calendar Club are set to open their first The Present People store in the Buchanan Galleries shopping centre, Glasgow the weekend of the 29th September, building on their extensive calendar range and including puzzles, games and stocking filler gift ideas. The Present People stores are set to role out in 10-15 locations across the UK and Ireland from September to November in readiness for the Christmas shopping season. The ‘pop-up’ format may be a recent hit with retailers, … Read more →

  • 2012 - The Year Ahead for Calendar Club

    Published: August 02 2012

    ​In 1998 Calendar Club opened the first 12 of their temporary stores in the UK. This year they celebrate their 15th season, opening more than 300 stores on the high street and in shopping centres across the UK and Ireland from September to January. As a short term retailer Calendar Club operate an unusual, but highly successful business model, with store operators running their own stores each year with the help of a well established permanent team. The UK operation is also part of a larger … Read more →