Tag : UK manufacturing
A collaboration between the Cambridge Satchel Company and Brompton bikes flies the flag for UK manufacturing.
Drapers asked exhibitors at made in the UK trade show Meet the Manufacturer this week whether demand for UK products was on the up.
British manufacturing sees post-Brexit boostSubscription
Manufacturers across Britain are seeing their strongest performance for over 20 years in wake of the Brexit vote one year ago today, according to figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
New manufacturers' trade show to launch in London Subscription
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise is launching a new trade show for manufacturers in east London, targeting small brands and retailers.
Clarks resumes volume manufacturing in the UKSubscription
Clarks is creating a new manufacturing arm in Somerset, which will have the capacity to produce up to 300,000 pairs of its Desert Boots per year.
Harris Tweed Hebrides extends once-derelict millSubscription
Harris Tweed Hebrides, the main producer of Harris Tweed fabric in the UK, has today unveiled a £2.4m extension to its mill in Shawbost on the Isle of Lewis.
It has been seven months since Channel 4’s Dispatches exposé found that some subcontracted garment factories in Leicester were paying workers less than half the national living wage.
Laura Ashley sales and profit plummetSubscription
Sales and profits at fashion and homeware retailer Laura Ashley tumbled in the year to 30 June, on the back of “challenging” trading conditions and weaker sterling.
Obituary: Leeds tailoring veteran Bobbie CaplinSubscription
Garment manufacturing stalwart Bobbie Caplin died from heart failure on 23 August, days after celebrating his 85th birthday.
M&S and UKFT launch university 'masterclasses'Subscription
The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has announced it is set to roll out a series of manufacturing “masterclasses” to UK universities, with the support of Marks & Spencer.