Xpress acquire creative agency Calico

Xpress Calico

Xpress acquire creative agency Calico

We’re pleased to announce that we have acquired Calico, a creative agency with a strong track record of creating and developing local brands within Mid Sussex and Brighton.


To coincide with our 15 year anniversary, more exciting times are ahead with a larger team, additional talents and enhanced in-house capabilities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Xpress Group and our clients. Our strengths in digital and large format print, display and installation are complimented by Calico’s vast creative expertise.  Bringing together the 2 teams expands our creative studio providing branding, campaign and digital design services, resulting in even more creative experience, more knowledge and enhanced ability to cater for our clients design and print requirements.

Calico has an unrivalled track record of working with a mix of brands from local start-ups to SME’s, across a variety of sectors including finance, beauty, engineering, retail and visitor attractions.

Managing Director of Xpress Group, Graham Knight, said:

” The acquisition, which completed on the 1st November 2016, is Xpress Group’s first acquisition as part of the Company’s strategic vision to expand operations. Calico are a successful and highly regarded agency and a perfect match for our business, bringing creative ability, marketing expertise and printing together all under one roof.”

“We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for their ongoing custom and look forward to an even bigger and better 2017.”

Calico’s Managing Director, Alistair Veness, said:

“We’ve had the great pleasure of working with many local businesses over the years and we look forward to supporting the Xpress Group customers with design and web services.”

Visit our extended family, www.calico-uk.com 

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