The conversation is building around issues of clothing production and consumption sustainability in the UK. As the buzz grows in Westminster, clothing producers and retailers must understand what these sustainability suggestions mean, as they may soon become policies. Prepare now to limit the impact they could have on your overheads.
The founders of Growing Business Awards winner Saltrock not only recovered from the blow of going into administration, but remained committed to ambitious growth plans – and have seen their company go from strength to strength ever since.
Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico Plumbers, discusses how your attire impacts a first impression.
As the debate over skinny female models rages – Victoria Beckham demanded an end to the size zero look in September – it’s ironic that, away from the glamorous world of fashion, British women are actually getting larger.
According to the latest CBI "Quarterly Distributive Trades Survey," 36 per cent of retailers said sales volumes had increased in the year to August ,with only 15 per cent experiencing a dip.
Following the sale of its business in May, which has resulted in a Q1 revenue increase, New Look has revealed an operational strategy that includes a focus on standalone menswear stores and expansion across China.
Online tailoring platform A Suit That Fits is aiming to expand its empire with a £500,000 crowdfunding investment, for five per cent equity, on Crowdcube.
British online fashion store ASOS achieved a 27 per cent sales rise in the UK in the four months ended 30 June, outstripping the overall international sales growth of 16 per cent. By contrast, US firm American Apparel has embarked on a $30m cost-cutting programme.
The traditional business suit could become a relic of the past, as more than a third of professionals confess to no longer wearing one to work.