Tag : manufacturing
Drapers asks how the global pandemic has brought with it the chance for retailers to reassess their supply chain and sourcing models.
Coronavirus: Prada Group reopens productionSubscription
The Prada Group will reopen some production facilities in Italy today following an enforced four-week closure in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Fashion suppliers' NHS rescue missionSubscription
As the frontline fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus intensifies, UK suppliers and manufacturers have been quick to offer their services to the NHS for the production of personal protective equipment (PPE).
The next textile frontierSubscription
A new wave of innovative and sustainable textiles is emerging, and manufacturers are working to scale up production for mainstream use
The fashion industry wants greater clarity from the government on a host of issues surrounding the coronavirus epidemic, Drapers research has found.
Is Cambodia’s clothing industry unravelling?Subscription
Drapers examines the future of Cambodian garment sourcing following the European Union’s decision to withdraw trade privileges.
Take part in our new coronavirus lockdown surveySubscription
For Drapers’ second coronavirus survey, we are gathering information on how the UK and Irish fashion industry is handling and responding to the government lockdown.
UK fashion's Budget wishlistSubscription
With the backing of a landslide victory in December’s general election, prime minister Boris Johnson’s majority government is now preparing to deliver its 2020 Budget to an expectant UK.
Coronavirus: the fallout in fashionSubscription
Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the global economy. Drapers looks at the impact on fashion supply chains, how retailers are responding and how the shut-down in China could lead to long-term changes to sourcing habits.
BRC urges speed on new immigration rulesSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for the government to “not delay” publishing the UK’s new immigration system to avoid disruption for businesses and consumers.
UK manufacturers call for action on migrationSubscription
UK manufacturers have warned the fashion industry could face a “severe” shortage of skilled workers if a recommendation to restrict the migration of workers comes into force after Brexit.
Cashmere and woollen manufacturer Johnstons of Elgin has opened a new store for its eponymous own brand on Multrees Walk, the premium shopping district in the centre of Edinburgh.
British fashion's £5.5m industrial actionSubscription
A new £5.5m research programme aims to improve speed, productivity and sustainability in the UK’s clothing supply chain.
Canada Goose opens new factory in MontrealSubscription
Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose will open its second factory in Quebec and eighth wholly owned manufacturing facility in Canada in Montreal next month.
Bangladeshi manufacturers lay off thousandsSubscription
Three Bangladeshi garment manufacturers that supply brands such as H&M and Next have laid off thousands of workers amid ongoing wage protests.
Luxury leather’s best-kept secretSubscription
Spanish leather hub Ubrique is on a mission to extend its manufacturing services beyond traditional luxury labels to offer hand-crafted products to smaller premium brands.
Johnstons of Elgin to open Edinburgh flagshipSubscription
Cashmere and woollen manufacturer Johnstons of Elgin will open a flagship store for its own brand in Edinburgh next spring.
Chesterfield-based leather manufacturer Clayton and Sons has been bought out of administration by its former finance director, Drapers understands.
British lingerie manufacturer collapsesSubscription
Lingerie and swimwear manufacturer AJM Sewing has gone into voluntary liquidation and ceased trading.
Migration report alarms fashion industrySubscription
The fashion industry has warned that the sector could face staff shortages if a recommendation from a report to restrict the migration of workers comes into force.