Cards Direct Reaches Milestone

We are excited to announce that our long term clients Cards Direct have opened their 50th store at Parkway Shopping Centre in Newbury, Berkshire. This is an amazing milestone for the company with more store openings to come in the next few weeks and months.

Cards Direct are an independent greetings card retailer selling a superb selection of British made cards along with gift wrap, gift bags, gifts and similar items from their store network and via their website at

The store network now stretches from Poole to Wolverhampton, to Lowestoft and to Folkestone with some of the next openings pushing the geography further.

Andrew Shepherd, Director at AS Retail commented “We at AS Retail are delighted to be helping Cards Direct with their store acquisition programme. We already have another batch of new stores in the pipeline for 2023 opening but are still seeking more. Please get in touch with me to discuss any opportunities.”

If you have anything you feel might be suitable for Cards Direct, then please contact Andrew Shepherd with the details.