Tag : manufacturing
Manufacturing a new UK clothing industrySubscription
In the face of Theresa May’s apparent acceptance of the prospect of a “no-deal Brexit”, Drapers considers whether the UK could once again become a clothes-manufacturing powerhouse.
Is Turkey's supply chain unravelling?Subscription
As the Turkish lira slumped to a record low earlier this month amid political and economic turmoil in the country, Drapers investigates what impact it might have on the fashion industry.
Rebranded Make it British Live wins ethical fansSubscription
Exhibitors at newly rebranded London sourcing event Make it British Live reported higher footfall this year prompted by greater interest in supply chain transparency.
Ahead of next month’s international sourcing trade show Fashion SVP in London, Drapers catches up with chief executive Buzz Carter about adding a denim area and why manufacturers need to be more in tune than ever with retailers’ needs.
A union representing Bangladeshi textile workers has settled a $2.3m (£1.65m) case with a multinational apparel brand, following accusations of delays in rectifying hazardous factory conditions.
Fast fashion speeds up Fashion SVP Subscription
Fast fashion and speed to market were at the forefront of conversation at this season’s edition of Fashion SVP, as buyers asked for smaller minimums and shorter lead times.
UK textile manufacturing enjoys boom in 2017Subscription
Average production in the UK textile manufacturing industry was up 25% this year, despite looming economic uncertainty.
Spencer Fung is the Silicon Valley-trained CEO of Li & Fung, the billion-pound supplier to the high street’s biggest names. Now, he is tasked with revolutionising the 111-year-old business founded by his great-grandfather.
Menswear supplier Bagir has set its sights on growing its high-end customer base, as Chinese textile manufacturer Shandong Ruyi prepares to buy a controlling stake in the business for $16.5m (£12.4m).
Chinese textile giant takes over BagirSubscription
Menswear supplier Bagir has entered into a strategic partnership with the Shangdong Ruyi Technology Group, one of the largest textile manufacturers in China.