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School Fundraising Alert – Have You Requested Your Free Samples Yet?

Friday, June 8th, 2018

stikins school fundraising request your free samples

We are once again offering our school fundraising partners the opportunity to request free personalised samples for all of their new starters BUT TIME IS RUNNING OUT.

This service is only available until the end of June, so if you’ve been thinking about requesting samples – now’s the time to act!

What Is The Stikins School Fundraising Scheme?

Our school fundraising scheme allows schools and PTAs (as well as children’s groups / clubs) to raise money by earning commission on sales of our name labels. This also helps to promote the use of name labels. You should find that this reduces the amount of time and resources you spend dealing with lost property.

We assign each of our fundraising partners a unique school fundraising number. Every order we receive where that number is quoted will earn commission for the school. Our basic rate of commission is 15% but you can double this to 30% by adding a link to our website on the school or PTA website. This helps to boost the number of parents ordering name labels by making it even easier for them to order. The link can also be set up to autofill your fundraising number. This means every order placed via the link will count towards your commission total (even if parents forget the number).

We keep track of the commission earned and send out a commission cheque once a year in October. There’s no sign up fee or ongoing costs required to participate. We provide free fundraising materials and resources to help schools and PTAs to promote the scheme – and boost their fundraising totals. These resources include our annual offer of free personalised samples for new intake.

What Is Your School Fundraising Offer?

You can request five personalised Stikins for each of your new intake starting in September. Each child will receive five personalised name labels individually packed with Instructions For Use and a parent leaflet.

We find that these samples greatly boost the amount of parents who order name labels. Parents can see for themselves how easy it is to use stick on name labels to label almost anything and everything.

How Do I Request Free Samples For My School?

It’s really easy! You can fill in our online School Fundraising Requests Form or give our Customer Service Team a call. We’re available Monday to Friday, from 9am-5pm – or you can drop us an email at any time.

Once you’ve let us know that you want samples, you need to email the names you need printing. Request full names or partial names if the school is reluctant to release full names (e.g. initial + last name/first name + initial). Send the names in an Excel spreadsheet with first names in the first column and surnames in the second column.

In light of the introduction of GDPR we have introduced a new Privacy Policy, which can be found on our website here. We have also produced a GDPR Statement, which relates specifically to our free sample offer. If you would like to receive a copy of this statement, please get in touch.

We offer personalised samples because non-personalised samples have failed to provide noticeable benefits to parents and our fundraising partners. We use your list for the sole purpose of printing the samples. It is never used for any other purpose nor is it released to any third parties. All copies of the list are deleted from our system as soon as your samples have been printed.

Why Can’t I Request Samples After June?

We run our offer in May and June for practical reasons. Intake lists are being formalised and schools are in contact with the parents of new starters. Sending out samples when parents are really engaged with the school and aware of the imminent need to purchase (and label) school uniform and equipment produces a much higher success rate than any other time of the year.

This level of engagement drops in July. Schools start to close for the summer holidays, which means that no one is available to co-ordinate sending out samples. Families are busy preparing for their summer holidays and they won’t have the time (or the inclination) to think about school name labels. We also have less time to produce samples as we make our own preparations for the summer season.

Request Your Free School Fundraising Samples Today

Get it off your to-do list and request your free samples today. You can contact our Customer Service Team by phone or email (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) or fill in our online School Fundraising Requests form. Remember to email us the list of names or we can’t get your samples sorted! You can also get in touch with us if you have any questions or queries about our samples, our school fundraising scheme, our privacy policy – or anything else!

We’re Feeling Feline With Cat-Inspired Names & Free School Fundraising Samples

Friday, May 11th, 2018

stikins name tags school fundraising cats

Stikins School Fundraising Presents: Some Fabulously Feline Names

Today marks the 37th anniversary of the debut of the musical Cats. So, while we were working on our school fundraising scheme for the summer, we also started thinking about the cat-inspired names that we’ve printed over the years.

While we’ve never printed name tags for a Grizabella, Macavity, or indeed a Rum Tum Tugger, there are plenty of names we have printed with a distinctly feline feel, including…

stikins cat name tags

Stikins School Fundraising Presents: Some Fabulous School Fundraising Samples

All this month, we’re helping our School Fundraising partners to prepare information packs for September’s new intake. Many schools are organising open days and information evenings for the parents of new starters. This may include creating information packs to prepare families for a new start at a new school.

This is a brilliant opportunity to spread the message about using name tags to defeat the problem of lost property, while raising money along the way. With the Stikins school fundraising scheme, schools and PTAs can earn up to 30% commission on sales of name tags made by parents.

What’s more, we’re offering plenty of free fundraising materials to help you spread the word and boost your fundraising totals for this year. This includes posters to put up around school, free parent leaflets to send home, and our fantastic free samples offer.

We will print five Stikins name tags for each of your new starters. Each set will be individually packed with its own parent leaflet and instructions for use. We then send the samples to the school to be distributed to new starters.

Request Free Samples And School Fundraising Materials

To request any of our free fundraising materials, you can either fill in our online School Fundraising Request form or simply get in touch with our Customer Service Team.

To request personalised samples, you will need to email us a list of the names you would like printing. An Excel spreadsheet is best, with the first names in the first columns and the surnames in the second column.

Data Privacy

We request a list of names for the sole purpose of printing your free samples. We load your list into our print system, print your samples, and then delete all copies of the list. If you cannot send full names, we recommend more anonymous alternatives such as initials and class name.

School Fundraising With Stikins Name Labels

Friday, April 20th, 2018

School Fundraising with Stikins name labels

Introducing The Stikins School Fundraising Scheme

In addition to selling stick on name labels, we also run a school fundraising scheme. This scheme allows schools and PTAs to raise money by earning commission on sales of Stikins.

Our fundraising scheme is designed to be easy, useful, rewarding, and cost-effective.

EASY SCHOOL FUNDRAISING:

Once you’ve signed up to our scheme, we allocate your school or PTA a unique fundraising number. Any order we receive where that number is quoted will earn commission for your school or PTA.

All you need to do is make sure parents know about Stikins name labels and your school fundraising number.

We supply free fundraising materials (like parent leaflets) for you to hand out to parents and we deal with parents directly when they order name labels from us. We track your commission earnings and send out a commission cheque automatically in October each year.

REWARDING SCHOOL FUNDRAISING:

The Stikins school fundraising scheme has the highest name labels commission rate in the UK. While our basic rate for all our fundraising partners is 15%, you can double this to 30% by adding a link to Stikins on the school or PTA website.

There is no joining fee or costs required to participate in our scheme.

USEFUL SCHOOL FUNDRAISING:

Our scheme is a really simple and stress-free way for schools and PTAs to raise money. It also has the additional benefit of promoting the use of name labels. This can help to seriously reduce the amount of lost property in school.

School uniform labels make it easier for pupils to keep track of their belongings. They also prevent lost property going unclaimed because pupils refuse to take items that – possibly – aren’t actually their belongings.

Joining The Stikins Name Labels Fundraising Scheme

To join our school fundraising scheme, you simply need to fill in our School Fundraising Requests Form. When signing up, you can request any of our free fundraising materials (including our School Fundraising Pack, Parent Leaflets, Posters, and Free Samples *).

We then allocate you with your unique school fundraising number and you let parents know about the scheme (and that all important number).

If you have any questions or queries – or ideas on how to improve the fundraising scheme – you can contact our Customer Service Team, who will be happy to help!

* Get Free Samples Of School Name Labels With The Stikins Fundraising Scheme

Every year, we give our fundraising partners the chance to request free personalised name labels for all of their new starters. These samples include five school labels for each new starter. Each set of stick on name labels is individually packed with instructions for use and a parent leaflet and then the samples are sent to the school for distribution.

If you have a link on the school or PTA website, you may request free samples for the ENTIRE school. This offer is available once per school but you can request samples for new starters every year.

To print the samples, we will need a list of names. Some schools request first name and surname, while others prefer an initial and surname. It is best to send these in an Excel spreadsheet with the first names in the first column and the surnames in the second column. If you are using initials, simply send the names in one column.

If you have requested a sample for the whole school, we will pack your name labels into class groups if you include these in your file.

We only use the file to print your sample school labels; once this has been done, the file is completely deleted from our systems.

We print free samples of school labels in May, June, and September. To request your free sample, simply fill in our School Requests Form and then email your list of names to us at info@labelplanet.co.uk.

Congratulations To All Our School Fundraising Partners Who Have Taken On A #SportRelief Challenge!

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

school fundraising name labels

A Massive Well Done To Everyone From The Stikins Name Labels Team!

Yes, today is the last day of a fantastic week of events taking place for Sport Relief.

People of all ages have been taking part in their own personal challenges to raise money for Sport Relief; getting in the pool, jumping on their bike, or just putting on their running shoes to do their part – including a number of our school partners who have put together some fantastic events to encourage their students to get active AND get fundraising.

So, whether you’ve run a marathon, walked a mile, or taken a meandering stroll with the dog, we’d like to say CONGRATULATIONS and we hope you’ve had a brilliant time along the way!

Stikins: Name Labels For All Your Sporting Gear

DID YOU KNOW: Stikins name labels aren’t just clothing labels for school uniform! They can also be used to label all sorts of sporting gear – from P.E. kits and gym clothes to a variety of equipment, including boots and trainers, swimming gear and towels, or balls and rackets of all shapes and sizes.

As any parent will know, sports equipment can get very expensive, very quickly, epecially if your children have a habit of losing their stuff, which is easily done when participating in sports at school or in clubs where everyone has to share common spaces such as locker rooms and storage facilities. Applying sticky name labels is a quick and easy way to help make sure that your children will come home with all of their kit.

To order your own set of sporting name labels, head on over to www.stikins.co.uk or give us a call on 01270 668076.

Stikins: Fundraising For Schools & Activity Clubs

DID YOU KNOW: Stikins also operates its own fundraising scheme, open to schools and activity groups, which allows our fundraising partners to raise money by earning commission on sales of name labels.

We allocate each school or group a unique fundraising number and any order of name labels that we receive where that number is quoted will be added to their commission total for the current commission year (which runs from 1st October to 30th September each year). We offer a basic rate of 15% commission to all schools and groups, which they can double to 30% simply by adding a link to their website.

Our fundraising scheme is completely free to join and run; there is no sign up fee and no ongoing costs to keep track of – in fact, it’s completely up to you how much time you spend promoting the scheme and we supply a number of fundraising resources free of charge to help raise awareness amongst parents. This includes free leaflets and posters, along with the opportunity to request free samples.

To find out more about our fundraising scheme or to sign up today, head on over to our School Fundraising Home Page.

Have You Joined The Stikins ® Name Labels School Fundraising Scheme?

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Stikins Name Labels Fundraising

Did you know that today is the 48th anniversary of the first broadcast of Sesame Street? The show was developed specifically to use the power of television to prepare young children for school and for life in general. Today, Sesame Street is shown in more than 140 countries (with around 20 international versions), is the longest running American children’s show (last month saw the debut of its 48th season), and it backs around 50 charitable initiatives worldwide to help children follow the Sesame Street motto – to be smarter, stronger, and kinder.

School Fundraising with Stikins ® Name Labels

At Stikins ® we have our own (much smaller) initiative, which offers school fundraising via sales of our school name labels. The scheme is completely free to join and we provide fundraising partners with free leaflets, posters, and samples to help them promote the scheme to parents.

To join, you simply need to give us a call or fill in our online form; you’ll be assigned a unique school fundraising number and ANY order we receive for stick on name labels that quotes your fundraising number will count towards your commission total. We keep track of your commission and send you a cheque in October/November.

Our school and PTA fundraising scheme offers a basic 15% commission rate, which can be doubled to 30% by adding a fundraising link on the school or PTA website. This makes it really easy for parents to order school labels – whether they need school uniform labels, stick on labels for lunch bottles and P.E. equipment, or general purpose name stickers and name labels for those “essentials” that their children refuse to leave at home. The link can even automatically add your school fundraising number to any order placed by following that link – so even if a parent forgets, their name label order will still count towards your fundraising total.

Our fundraising scheme is also a really easy way to encourage parents to use name labels and name labels on all of the school uniform, equipment, and personal items that their children bring to school each day – which can significantly reduce the amount of lost property that you have to deal with each year.

Join the Stikins® Fundraising Scheme and Request Free Fundraising Resources

Our school fundraising pages include a school fundraising guide, a request form, FAQs, a guide to adding a link to your website, downloads and useful links, and our school fundraising portal (where you can login and keep track of how much commission you’ve earned so far).

Fun Facts About Sesame Street

To celebrate our thirteenth year of running a school fundraising scheme, we’ve put together our favourite thirteen fascinating facts about Sesame Street!

Fact One (that’s ONE fascinating fact)
All of the main characters have four fingers – except for the Cookie Monster who has five. Most Sesame Street characters are also left handed.

Fact Two (that’s TWO fascinating facts)
A number of characters have undergone quite drastic changes over years; Oscar the Grouch was originally orange, Mr Snuffleupagus was deemed too scary (with his bright yellow eyes and eyelashes plus immobile eyelids), Cookie Monster had big pointy teeth, Telly Monster had antennae coming out of his head (and his eyes spun whenever he watched television), and Count von Count had some seriously sinister powers including the ability to hypnotise and stun people.

Fact Three (that’s THREE fascinating facts)
Sesame Street takes its name from the famous Arabian Nights quote – “Open, Sesame!”; various alternatives were considered, including “123 Avenue B” – which had to be dropped because it was a real address in New York City. While the true location of Sesame Street is shrouded in mystery, anyone can visit “Sesame Place” – a Sesame Street theme park based just outside of Philadelphia.

Fact Four (that’s FOUR fascinating facts)
“Sing A Song” was originally chosen as the theme song before being replaced with “Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street”; there have been at least 10 versions of this song used during the opening and closing credits, although the most successful song from the show has to be Ernie’s “Rubber Duckie” song, which was released as a single in 1970 and reached number 16 in the American music charts.

Fact Five (that’s FIVE fascinating facts)
While many different celebrities have appeared on Sesame Street over the years, the first was James Earl Jones; he dropped by the street to perform a dramatic recitation of the alphabet.

Fact Six (that’s SIX fascinating facts)
“Cookie Monster” is just a nickname that stuck (his original name is Sidney or Sid), the Television Monster’s nickname “Telly” comes from British slang, while Mr Snuffleupagus is actually named Aloysius – although he is usually referred to simply as “Snuffy”.

Fact Seven (that’s SEVEN fascinating facts)
Big Bird is 8 feet and 2 inches tall (that’s 249 cm) and has variously been identified as a lark, part homing pigeon, a golden condor, and part emu – although he is generally assumed to be a canary (or “bigus canarius” to use his own words).

Fact Eight (that’s EIGHT fascinating facts)
Bert and Ernie were the first muppet characters to appear in the Sesame Street pilots (proving to be extremely popular with test audiences). The Cookie Monster, however, predates Sesame Street by three years, having featured in a television advert (albeit one that didn’t air) as “The Wheel-Steeler”, in an IBM training film (where he ate the Coffee Break Machine), as well as in a potato chip advert (as “Arnold”). While international versions of Sesame Street feature characters from the original version, they also have their own unique characters, including a giant polar bear named Basil (Canada), a giant pink turtle named Pong Pagong (Philippines), a hedgehog named Kippi Kippod (Israel), and a camel named No’Man (Kuwait).

Fact Nine (that’s NINE fascinating facts)
While Sesame Street has successfully addressed a variety of tricky topics, they famously struggled with the topic of divorce; a 1992 episode featuring the divorce of Mr Snuffleupagus’ parents upset children so much during testing that the episode was never aired.

Fact Ten (that’s TEN fascinating facts)
Bert wears vertical stripes (to reflect his more “uptight” personality), while Ernie wears horizontal stripes (to reflect his more relaxed personality); Bert has an identical twin brother named Bart and, between them, Bert and Ernie have just one eyebrow.

Fact Eleven (that’s ELEVEN fascinating facts)
Count von Count’s love of counting comes from vampire lore, which suggests that vampires have “arithmomania” (a strong need to count the objects around them) and advises throwing small seeds, rice or wheat, or even handfuls of sand to escape from a vampire – the idea being that the vampire will stop to count each individual item, giving you time to get away! Interestingly, it has never been officially confirmed whether the Count himself is a vampire or not.

Fact Twelve (that’s TWELVE fascinating facts)
Among the muppets featured on Sesame Street, there are “human muppets” (like Bert and Ernie), “animal muppets” (like Big Bird and the Three Bears), “monster muppets” (like Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Grover), and other unique groups including the grouches (like Oscar the Grouch), fairies (like Abby Cadabby), and snuffleupaguses/snuffleupagi (like Mr Snuffleupagus).

Fact Thirteen (that’s THIRTEEN fascinating facts)
Elmo was the first non-human to testify before Congress (in defence of funding for school music programs); during his appearance, Elmo was referred to as “Mr Monster”, wore an elegant Armani suit (from Barney’s), and attempted to eat his microphone. Elmo is related to the Furchester-Fuzz family who run The Furchester Hotel in the UK (assisted by the Cookie Monster who is occasionally visited by his British cousin, the Biscuit Monster).

Remember, you can find out more, sign up, or request fundraising leaflets by visiting the school fundraising & PTA fundraising section of our website OR by contacting our Customer Service Team.

Get Ready For Halloween With Stikins ® Name Labels

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Halloween Stikins Name Labels

Celebrate Halloween with Stikins ® Name Labels

With Halloween almost upon us, the team at Stikins ® Name Labels have decided to look at a few suitably scary names from television shows with a decidedly frightening feel! From the Addams Family to the Munsters, along with The Walking Dead and Stranger Things, by way of a few more light-hearted examples (here’s looking at you, Scooby-Doo!), these names are the perfect way to pay a subtle tribute to the joys of celebrating Halloween!

ABBIE ABRAHAM ADALIND ADAM AIFE
ALEXANDER AMARA ANDREW ANGEL ANGELIQUE
ANNIE ANYA ARTIE ASH BARNABAS
BARTHOLOMEW BENNET BENNY BETSY BILLIE
BO BOBBY BUFFY CAITLIN CALIBAN
CASSANDRA CASSIE CASTIEL CATRIONA CHARLES
CHARLIE CHUCK CLAIRE CLAUDIA CLIO
CONNOR CORDELIA CROWLEY DANA DAPHNE
DARLA DARYL DAWN DEAN DEANNA
DELPHINE DEXTER DIANA DONNA DORIAN
DOYLE DUSTIN DYSON EDDIE EDMUND
ELEVEN ETHAN EVE EVONY FAITH
FAYE FENTON FIONA FOX FRANK
FRED FREDDIE GARTH GEORGE GLENN
GRIFFIN HAL HECATE HELENA HERMAN
HILDA HOMER ICHABOD JACKSON JAKE
JINKS JODY JOHN KALI KATRINA
KENZIE KIT LACHLAN LAFAYETTE LANA
LAVINIA LEENA LILY LORNE LUCAS
LUCY MAGGIE MARIE MARILYN MARY
MATTHEW MAYER MEG MELISSA MICHONNE
MINA MISTY MONROE MORGAN MYKA
NAN NEGAN NICK NINA OZ
PANDORA PETE QUEENIE RICK ROSALEE
ROSITA ROWENA RUBY RUPERT SABRINA
SALEM SAM SASHA SEMBENE SHELLEY
SOOKIE SPIKE TARA TATE THELMA
VANESSA VELMA VEX VICTOR VICTORIA
VINCENT VIOLET VIVIEN WEDNESDAY WESLEY
WILLOW WINIFRED XANDER ZELDA ZOE

We hope you have a wonderfully weird time celebrating Halloween, whether you’re out and about trick or treating, zombie-shuffling on the dance floor in a creepy costume, or hiding behind a cushion with a well-stocked pile of terrifyingly tasty snacks for a Halloween-themed marathon!

And remember – to keep your hard-earned sweets safe from wandering hands, why not use your Stikins ® Name Labels to label up your stash – and make sure everyone knows to keep off, or else!

Here’s a treat for all our fundraising partners!

We’ll have a “treat” heading your way soon as we are busy preparing commission cheques to send out to all of our school and PTA partners! Your commission earnings will be based on the orders we received where your unique fundraising was quoted between 1st October 2016 – 30th September 2017 AND your rate of commission.

Schools on our basic rate will receive a fundraising total calculated at a 15% commission rate, while those who have applied for our higher rate (by adding a link to their website) will receive a total based on a 30% commission rate.

Cheques will be going out in the post via Royal Mail’s first class service; if you don’t receive anything in the next two weeks please get in touch with us (we allow Royal Mail five working days to deliver items sent on this service).

Remember, you can keep an eye on your commission earnings throughout the year by visiting the Fundraising Account page on our website.

FAQs – Ordering Stikins ® Name Labels From Label Planet

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Here at Label Planet, we designed our stick on name labels with busy families in mind, which means we’ve tried to make our products AND our services as useful and simple as possible – so you have more time (and money) to get on with the important things in life.

Stikins Name Labels

We understand that ordering name labels and labelling school uniform and equipment is never going to be the most fun task that parents have to deal with over the summer holidays BUT our name labels are an incredibly simple way to avoid the hassle of a child returning from school missing an all-important item (or one of those essential “extras” that they simply can’t do without). So, to avoid the tears and tantrums (and the subsequent lightening of your purse or wallet) that go hand in hand with lost property, here’s a quickfire FAQ break down to guide you through the process of ordering Stikins ® name labels from Label Planet.

HOW DO I ORDER NAME LABELS FROM LABEL PLANET?
You can order Stikins ® name labels online here, by phone, or by post by using our order form which you can download here. See below for further information.

  • Ordering Online:

To order online simply enter the text you want printed on your name labels and select a pack size (if you are ordering the Stikins ® Name Label Kit, leave the text fields blank). Add your pack of name labels to your basket and then choose whether you want to add another pack (“Enter More Names”) or to checkout. Fill in your delivery details and make payment by debit/credit card or by Paypal.

*Please double check the confirmation page and/or confirmation email to make sure that all of the details you have provided for your order are correct.*

  • Ordering by Phone:

Call us on 01270 668076; our Customer Service Team is available Monday to Friday (9am-5pm). Let us know what packs you would like to order (and the text you would like printed on each one), your delivery information, and make payment by debit card or credit card.

  • By Post

Fill in the order form on the back of our Parent Leaflet; we send out a leaflet with every order and you can download a digital copy from our website – leaflets are also handed out by schools who have joined our Fundraising Scheme. Let us know what packs you would like to order and the text you would like printed on each one, along with your delivery information. Post your order form to us along with a cheque for payment to Wilbraham House, Unit 2 Alvaston Business Park, Middlewich Road, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6PF.

WHAT TEXT SHOULD I PUT ON MY NAME LABELS?

It’s up to you to decide what you want printing on your name labels but we do have a few tips to help you decide:

  • Most customers request a first name (top line) and a surname (bottom line) OR a full name (top line) and a phone number (bottom line).
  • We recommend that you request no more than two pieces of information – you could choose a piece of contact information, a class/form/year name, a medical/allergy alert (e.g. Nut Allergy), or a friendly message (e.g. “Please Return To” // “This Belongs To”).
  • Our name labels are one size only and the font size will be reduced to allow your text to fit neatly within those dimensions (30mm wide by 15mm high), so you should try to keep things short and sweet. We recommend adding no more than 15-20 characters per line; while you can enter more characters than this, you will find that the font size is significantly smaller.
  • We can only print alphanumerical characters and basic punctuation marks; we cannot print images or emoji.
  • We cannot split packs between different names or text; every label within a particular pack is printed with the same text. You can, however, be a bit creative with the text you request so that you can share the labels (e.g. adding a surname only or including all of the names) OR you can opt for our Stikins ® Name Label Kit, which contains 60 blank labels and a pen so you can personalise each label as you wish.
  • If you want to leave one line blank, please use the space bar on your keyboard to add a single blank space to the text box for that line.

WHAT IS A SCHOOL FUNDRAISING NUMBER?
We run a Fundraising Scheme for schools and PTAs (and other groups), which allows them to raise money by earning commission on sales of name labels. They are assigned a unique fundraising number and any order we receive where that number is quoted will earn commission for the school, which they can then use for any ongoing projects or fundraising targets that they are working towards.

If your school has given you a fundraising number to quote, simply enter the number into the Fundraising Number box at the bottom of the product page (just above the “Add to basket” button), quote the number when you order by phone, or fill in the Fundraising Number box on the order form. If you forget to add your school’s fundraising number you can get in touch with us by phone or email and we can add the number to your order retroactively.

Please note that the Fundraising Number is NOT a discount code; quoting the number means that your order will help to raise money for your child’s school and does not apply a discount to your order when you checkout.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR MY LABELS TO ARRIVE?
We print name labels every day so any order we receive by 3pm will be printed and despatched same day – orders placed after 3pm, over the weekend, or on a bank holiday will be printed and despatched on the next working day.

All of our UK orders are despatched via Royal Mail’s first class service as standard; around 93% of these items are delivered on the next (working) day, with the rest taking a day or two extra depending on the service level in your area.

I NEED MY LABELS URGENTLY – CAN YOU HELP?
We know that it’s all too easy to forget to order name labels or to find that you’ve not ordered enough to get EVERYTHING labelled, which may mean that you end up needing your labels in a hurry. In addition to despatching orders same or next working day, we also offer a guaranteed next day delivery service; this guarantees that your order will be delivered next day by 1pm and costs £5.75. We must receive your order before 4pm so we have time to make and despatch your name labels same day and so you can only request this service by phone.

I’VE MADE A MISTAKE ON MY ORDER – WHAT SHOULD I DO?
When you complete an order online, you will be directed to a confirmation page showing the details of your order AND you will receive a copy of that page in a confirmation email (along with an email from Sagepay, our payment gateway provider, confirming that your payment has gone through successfully). We STRONGLY recommend that you read through the confirmation page or email to make sure that all of the details in your order are correct because, as we state on our product pages, “WE WILL PRINT EXACTLY WHAT YOU ENTER”.

If you find a mistake, simply get in touch with us as soon as possible to let us know – you can give us a call or simply send us an email with the corrections that you need making and we’ll get your order updated on your behalf.

Remember, our Customer Service Team is always on hand if you need any help or advice when it comes to ordering your own set(s) of Stikins ® name labels; simply give us a call or send us an email and we’ll be happy to help!

Schools – Have You Requested Your Free Samples Yet?

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Once again, we’re offering schools and PTAs the chance to boost their fundraising totals by requesting free printed samples of our Stikins ® name labels to hand out to parents. In the past, we’ve found that these samples are a really effective way to get more parents to actually buy and use name labels on their children’s school uniform and equipment – which will both reduce the amount of lost property that your school has to deal with and boost the amount of commission that you earn through the Stikins ® fundraising scheme.

name labels free samples

This year, we’re offering free samples to schools in May, June, and September – which means that there are only a few weeks left to request your samples before the summer break.

All you need to do is to request your samples (by emailing us or by filling in our online Request Form) and send us an Excel spreadsheet containing the names you need printing (with the first names in the first column and the surnames in the second column).

If your school has data protection guidelines in place that prevent you from sending full names you can also request samples printed with class names, initials, or just first names or initials and surnames. We only use the spreadsheet of names for the purpose of printing your samples; once your samples have been printed, the spreadsheet is completely deleted from our system.

We pack each sample individually with its own set of instructions and information leaflet. You can request samples for your new intake (who will be starting in September) OR – if you have added a link to your school or PTA website – you can request free samples for the whole school (this offer is available once per school but you can request samples for new intake each year).

Many schools like to send out welcome packs to new starters with information about the school and school uniform requirements, which provides an excellent way to introduce Stikins ® name labels to parents.

Visit our website to Find Out More about our fundraising scheme or to request your Free Samples (and to register if you haven’t already!). Contact us for more information and we’ll help to answer any queries you may have.

 

More Reasons To Save Time & Smile With Stikins® Name Labels

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Stikins ® name labels were designed with busy families in mind and offer a quick and simple solution to the problem of labelling children’s school uniform and equipment safely and securely – AND with the minimal amount of time (and fuss) required!

name labels save time

We’ve developed our products and our website to make it as easy as possible to order and use your name labels, so when you order Stikins ® from Label Planet you can save time and smile knowing that:

  • You can order your labels quickly and easily online, by phone, or by post. Simply let us know what name or information you want printing, select the pack size you prefer, and make payment.
  • We despatch all orders on the SAME working day (up to 3pm) with orders placed after 3pm or over the weekend being despatched on the next working day.
  • All orders are despatched via Royal Mail’s first class service as standard; if you need your labels urgently (for example, if your child is going on a residential trip), you can give us a call and upgrade to a guaranteed next day delivery option (upgraded shipping is £5.75).
  • We offer a 10% discount on any order that contains four or more packs – whether you order four packs for yourself or you club together to order with friends and family.
  • You simply peel each name label off its backing sheet, stick it onto an item, and the job is done.
  • There’s absolutely, positively NO sewing and NO ironing involved.
  • Your name labels will stick in and stay in thanks to our unique Stikins ® adhesive.
  • You can use one pack of name labels to label clothing and personal items, including shoes and bags, lunch boxes and water bottles, books and stationery kits, and tablets and phones.
  • Help is at hand if you need any advice or assistance with an order; simply contact our Customer Service Team and they’ll be happy to help!

We also offer schools and PTAs the opportunity to raise money by earning commission on sales of name labels; so if your child’s school or PTA is registered with us, you can quote their fundraising number when you order to raise money for your child’s school.

You can also use Stikins ® name labels to label items belonging to relatives who are moving into a residential care or nursing facility to give them (and you) extra piece of mind that their possessions can be returned to them quickly and easily.

We also offer a 15% discount to residential care homes or nursing homes who wish to order name labels on behalf of their residents – contact our Customer Service Team to find out more or to order.

Visit our website to find out more about our name labels (and to read independent reviews from parents who have already tried Stikins ® for themselves) or to place an online order today.

Check Out What’s New This Summer From Stikins ® Name Labels

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Here at Label Planet, we want our products and services to be the best they can possibly be – which is why we work hard each and every year to find NEW ways to help our customers AND to improve our OLD ways to make them even better than they were before!

Name Labels New for Summer

Take our Stikins ® name labels; we’ve been selling Stikins ® since 2003 and we really believe that these labels are a brilliant solution to the problem of labelling items safely and securely (you don’t have to take our word for it though – we’ve received over 5,000 independent reviews from parents and families who have already tried our name labels for themselves).

However, we also know that there’s always room for improvement and we’ve launched several new and/or improved versions of our name labels (in 2010, 2013, 2015, and 2017). This year, we’ve actually gone one step further by improving the OLD version of our Stikins ® (by developing a new unique Stikins ® adhesive) AND introducing a NEW version of our Stikins ® (in the form of the Stikins ® Name Label Kit).

The unique Stikins ® adhesive is even better than our previous adhesive and has been developed using the latest materials and manufacturing processes; this adhesive is ONLY available on Stikins ® name labels and is designed to make absolutely sure that our multipurpose name labels will simply stick on and stay on!

The Stikins ® Name Label Kit contains sixty blank Stikins ® name labels and a pen so you can personalise each and every label exactly as you wish – so you can share the pack between as many different people and purposes as you like. These name labels are made with the same material and Stikins ® adhesive as our printed name labels but have a special “write-on” matt finish.

We’ve also been working on our website to make it an even more detailed and useful resource for our customers and fundraising partners.

STIKINS ® NAME LABELS: we’ve updated our information pages to provide customers with everything they need to know about our name labels, including a completely updated Frequently Asked Questions page to help answer questions and queries that parents may have about how to order and/or use Stikins ® name labels. We also offer customer service through our Customer Service Team who are available to help via email and phone – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Find out more about Stikins ® on our Stikins ® Information Page or get the answers to your questions on our new look FAQs Page.

SCHOOL FUNDRAISING WITH STIKINS ®: we run a fundraising scheme that allows schools and PTAs (and other groups) to earn up to 30% commission on sales of name labels. The scheme is completely free to join and provides year round fundraising with only the minimal input required; we allocate each school or PTA with a fundraising number (which parents quote when they order from us) and supply free resources (such as leaflets and samples) to help our partners promote the scheme to parents.

Visit the Fundraising Home Page to find out more.


Please note: we are no longer selling mixed packs of Stikins ® name labels and silver name labels (product codes: M240 and M120); however, both items are still available to buy as individual product packs.

If you would like to place an order with us please do not hesitate to get in touch or alternatively if you have any questions speak to one of our team who will deliver helpful and friendly advice.