We were able to expand our catalog this year to include a whole range of Bic pens, along with the Paper Mate InkJoy series, and some other unique quality pens, including the Pilot Hi-Tec-C Coleto, the Beta Inkless Metal Pen and the EzGrip and Yoropen ergonomic pens.
And of course, we continued to add new pens from some of the top makers in the world, like Pilot, Pentel, Uniball, Zebra, Lamy and Ohto.
We also managed to weather a British mail crisis and have been able to continue providing customers with free shipping on all orders over £10. That's important to you, and it's important to us as part of our continuing quest to offer quality mid-range pens at the lowest possible prices.
Business grew considerably in 2013, and we've developed a long list of loyal customers all over the UK, the continent and the globe. We regularly ship pens to individuals, schools and government offices as near as the next town and as far away as Singapore.
On the blog, we've also gained a steady following of pen enthusiasts, both hardcore and casual, seeing several thousand visitors every month. And we've been honored to award Staedtler pencils, Pilot pens, Manuscript calligraphy sets and more in our monthly giveaways, where entries are numbering 500+ for each new contest.
And we owe it all to you, our loyal customers and readers.
If it weren't for you, this year would not have been nearly so exciting for us. In fact, without you, Tiger Pens and the blog would not exist.
So as 2013 comes to an end, we'd like a say a great big 'Thank You!' to all those who have made this year possible.
We hope only the very best for you and yours in 2014, and we look forward to another wonderful year serving you.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!