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You Name It is a trading division of The Greenwich Collection Limited

Colin Hurst, the companies founder, has been working in wood and trading in giftware for over 40 years, supplying good quality, innovative, fun and unusual products, both direct to the public and to the retail trade. The business started trading in Covent Garden Market and still has a precence there to this day. Colin Hurst is currently a serving Director and Deputy Chairman of the market. Through many of it's associtated companies Colin has been the purveyor of a wide range of products. He has supplied anything from Wooden Light Pulls in the 70s Sand Pictures in the 80s Inflatable Furniture in the 90s and personalisation in the 00s.

Harrods, Tower of London, Argos, Gadget Shop, Burton, Hamleys, WH Smiths, New Look and Urban Outfitters are just a few of the UK retailers to benefit from Colin Hurst's products. Around the world, we have supplied Lane Crawford in Hong Kong, JAL & Isetan in Japan, Saks, & Macys in the USA, Robinsons in Singapore and Dubai Duty Free to name a few. We have also organised promotional jobs for many large UK companies  Gallahers Silk Cut brand being one of the largest.

You Name It have been trading since 2001 as an on-line retailer. We were the first in the world to bring this, then, unique, way of personalisation to the high street. We still manufacture many of the products we offer. The  product you buy is totally unique, unless someone has the same name and message as you!

With technology advancing in this sector the need for new product advancing again.

Colin Hurst and his team are working hard to develope the next generation of must buy products.