forward planning calendar

 

January

Long Leads: working on May/Jun/Jul

Short Leads: working on Feb/Mar/ Apr

 

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture

Father’s Day (Jun): gifts for dad

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products

Half Term (Jun): kid’s games, entertainment products

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products

Mothers Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Half Term (Feb): kid’s games, entertainment products

 

February

Long Leads: working on Jun/Jul/Aug

Short Leads: working on Mar/Apr/May

 

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products etc.

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours etc.

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products etc.

Mother’s Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

 

March

Long Leads: working on Jul/Aug/Sep

Short Leads: working on Apr/May/Jun

 

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Father’s Day (Jun): gifts for dad

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products

Half Term (Jun): kid’s games, entertainment products

 

April

Long Leads: working on Aug/Sep/Oct

Short Leads: working on May/Jun/Jul

 

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Father’s Day (Jun): gifts for dad

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products

Half Term (Jun): kid’s games, entertainment products

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

 

May

Long Leads: working on Sep/Oct/Nov

Short Leads: working on Jun/Jul/Aug

 

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Breast Cancer Awareness (Oct): anything pink that raises money for Breast Cancer Care

Halloween (Oct): skulls, ghouls, witches, black cats etc.  

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Father’s Day (Jun): gifts for dad

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products

Half Term (Jun): kid’s games, entertainment products

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

 

June

Long Leads: working on Oct/Nov/Dec

Short Leads: working on Jul/Aug/Sep

 

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Breast Cancer Awareness (Oct): anything pink that raises money for Breast Cancer Care

Halloween (Oct): skulls, ghouls, witches, black cats etc.  

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

 

 July

Long Leads: working on Nov/Dec/Jan

Short Leads: working on Aug/Sep/Oct

 

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

Winter: cosy products, throws, blankets, textiles, carpet, rugs etc.

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical etc.

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Festival Season: camping, wellies, music products, festival gear etc.

Summer Holidays: travel products, luggage, passport holders etc.

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

 

August

Long Leads: working on Dec/Jan/Feb

Short Leads: working on Sep/Oct/Nov

 

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Winter: cosy products, throws, blankets, textiles, carpet, rugs etc.

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

Back to School (Sep): stationery, school bags, lunch boxes etc.

New AW product launches: tie ins to London Design Festival etc.

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Breast Cancer Awareness (Oct): anything pink that raises money for Breast Cancer Care

Halloween (Oct): skulls, ghouls, witches, black cats etc.  

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

 

September

Long Leads: working on Jan/Feb/Mar

Short Leads: working on Oct/Nov/Dec

 

Winter: cosy products, throws, blankets, textiles, carpet, rugs etc.

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products

Mothers Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Half Term (Feb): kid’s games, entertainment products

Autumn: reds, golds, browns, woodland, leaf prints etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Breast Cancer Awareness (Oct): anything pink that raises money for Breast Cancer Care

Halloween (Oct): skulls, ghouls, witches, black cats etc.  

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

 

October

Long Leads: working on Feb/Mar/Apr

Short Leads: working on Nov/Dec/Jan

 

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products

Mothers Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Half Term (Feb): kid’s games, entertainment products

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Movember (Nov): any products with moustache decoration

Winter: cosy products, throws, blankets, textiles, carpet, rugs etc.

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

 

November

Long Leads: working on Mar/Apr/May

Short Leads: working on Dec/Jan/Feb

 

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products

Mothers Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture etc.

Indoor Living: bedrooms, mattresses, sofas, heating etc.

Winter: cosy products, throws, blankets, textiles, carpet, rugs etc.

Christmas (Dec): decorations, entertaining, gifts for all members of the family etc.

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

 

December

Long Leads: working on Apr/May/Jun

Short Leads: working on Jan/Feb/Mar

 

Summer products: tropical colours, coastal, nautical

Outdoor Living: picnics, alfresco dining, outdoor furniture

Father’s Day (Jun): gifts for dad

Wimbledon (Jun): tennis related products

Half Term (Jun): kid’s games, entertainment products

New Year: champagne flutes, entertaining, part decorations etc.

Valentine’s Day (Feb): red, pink, hearts, flowers, chocolates

Easter (Mar/Apr): bunnies, chicks, pastel colours

Spring: pastel colours, flowers, spring cleaning products

Mothers Day (Mar): gifts for mum

Half Term (Feb): kid’s games, entertainment products