Tag : manufacturing
Leather manufacturer Pittards, which produces for Marks & Spencer, New Balance and UK glovemaker Dents, has published a second profit warning in three months as international growth slows.
From cotton/silk blends to knitted denim, buyers were treated to a plethora of fabrics at the London Textile Fair in the Business Design Centre, Islington, London.
Compliance and cash flow are some of the issues that challenge the growth of UK garment manufacturers but retailers and suppliers are making strides in the right direction by working together.
Patrick Grant launches social clothing initiative Subscription
British designer Patrick Grant has launched a not-for-profit fashion brand called Community Clothing in an effort to support the UK textiles industry.
Armed with a strong family legacy and a loyal workforce, James Eden is now focused on taking his Made in Manchester message into new categories and territories.
New cashmere firm buys Hawick Knitwear assetsSubscription
A new cashmere firm has bought the assets of Hawick Knitwear following its fall into administration in January.
UK manufacturing could flourish if more people were taught the relevant skills and the industry promoted the attractive careers paths these jobs could lead to, a panel of experts told attendees at today’s Drapers Next Generation event.
Bradford-based Drapers Supplier of the Year 2015, Haddow Group, is branching out with its own branded products
Talking Business: Access to buyers with budgets is number one problem for new designers Subscription
Our retail market is famed for its professionalism and sophistication around the world but, faced with huge costs from a dysfunctional retail and property market dominated by overseas interests and an “unbalanced” British economy”, most retailers dare not risk stocking the products of start-ups, designer brands or collections made in UK.
Christopher Nieper is a Brexit believer – so much so that he has set up a school to produce local skilled employees for the David Nieper manufacturing-to-mail order business in Derbyshire