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Brexit supply threat ahead of peak tradingSubscription
As the Brexit deadline looms, retailers and suppliers have expressed concern about distribution disruption ahead of peak trading, as a result of customs checks and new tariffs if a deal with the European Union cannot be struck.
The brave new post-Brexit world of UK manufacturing Subscription
New prime minister Boris Johnson is preparing the nation to leave the European Union with or without a deal on 31 October. Drapers examines the challenges and opportunities for UK manufacturing.
Leading American footwear companies have written to US president Donald Trump, urging him to “immediately remove” footwear from the proposed tariffs list of Chinese imports.
UKFT warns exporters will be hit by tariffs Subscription
The government has failed to protect exporters and manufacturers in the UK by hitting them with tariffs of up to 12% in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has warned.
Gdtpre The cost of importing dresses could fall by up to 12% and leather handbags by up to 3% if the UK can secure new deals with countries such as China, new research from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has found.