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The National Printing Research Council (NPRC) is a new printing industry trade association founded by industry consultant and author John Stewart and former Quick Printing magazine editor Bob Hall. The new organization is dedicated to gathering and sharing, on a confidential basis, key financial and marketing data essential to improving both profits and sales in today’s highly competitive environment. We invite you to explore this site and then seriously consider joining our new organization because we are convinced that, by working together and sharing information, every member will prosper. Read More….
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You asked for it, so we did it!
Recently we received some inquiries from owners who have been thinking about purchasing our latest pricing study - The 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study,
but told us that before they placed an order they would like to view the Table of Contents
- ...Read More
Pricing Newsletters or Booklets Feature Make
Quoting Odd Quantities Easier than Ever! Here's a "real world" example of how to get the most out of the newly released NPRC 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study.
Some people are often overwhelmed at the information available in our studies, so we thought we would ...Read More
NPRC Offers Free Financial Printing Goals Sheet NPRC has just released its latest 2018 Financial Printing Goals sheet for the printing industry
. Based upon years of research conducted by QP Consulting, Inc., as well as data available in NPRC's 2017-2018 Financial Benchmarking Study, this new handout offers specific financial printing ...Read More
Thinking of Shopping Your Competitors? There's no better time than the beginning of the year to start shopping competitors. January and February is a great time of the year to get a handle on pricing in your marketplace. Shopping your competitors is also a great method for separating "fact from ...Read More
Troubled Printing Firms - Five Characteristics!
John C. Stewart, Executive Director, NPRC NPRC maintains the largest
and most accurate data base in the printing industry, especially when it comes to key financial ratios. Just like the Farmers Insurance Company that frequently notes, “We know a thing or two because we’ve ...Read More
The just-released 100+ page 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study
contains literally thousands of average and median prices for dozens of digital products produced in the typical printing firm. This is what one of the survey participants shared with us in the past couple of days: "Hello John,
I just had to let ...Read More
New Digital Pricing Study Proves Popular NPRC has released
its highly anticipated 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study.
This new 100+ page report offers up average and median pricing for dozens of color digital products and services in the printing industry. Data on digital pricing is provided in various formats, including ...Read More
Effective Email Marketing Sometimes
Requires Wearing Out the Welcome Mat!
By John C. Stewart Sometimes I can write a column in a couple of hours. This one took me more than three days to complete. I think I started it and re-started it 3-4 times. The intent of the column ...Read More