Tag : UKFT
Brexit ban on animal products in some ports Subscription
Protected animal products, such as exotic skins and some furs, will be banned from being transported between several major UK shipping ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the government has said.
Brexit threat to new Japan trade pactSubscription
Premium British brands are concerned that a no-deal Brexit could threaten a new free trade agreement with Japan, putting them at a disadvantage against their European Union competitors.
Fashion brands and designers are facing the perfect storm of an upsurge in copying and the post-Brexit loss of pan-European intellectual property protections.
Brexit threat to UK distribution jobsSubscription
The growing likelihood of a no-deal Brexit is prompting British brands to open distribution centres in mainland Europe, leaving UK warehouse operations under threat.
The UK Fashion and Textile Association is taking over the management of Textiles Scotland from 1 January.
How UKFT is minding the skills gapSubscription
Drapers speaks to industry insiders to hear how the UKFT is battling to close the fashion and textile sector’s skills gap and what still needs to be done
The high street is changing at a faster pace than ever before, and some town centres are becoming virtually unrecognisable as big-name retailers scale back their store portfolios.
UKFT launches Brexit checklist Subscription
The UK Fashion and Textiles Association (UKFT) has launched a checklist to help companies prepare for the various possible outcomes of the UK’s departure from the European Union.
UK clothing and fabric companies could significantly boost export activity with the right support, says Adam Mansell, CEO of the UK Fashion and Textile Association.