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031 – Mick Cheema, Basic Premier – Life as an Ethical Clothing Manufacturer in Leicester

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030 – My favourite British-made Footwear Brands

ethical audit committee report on the sustainability of the uk fashion industry

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029 – Adam Mansell, UKFT – Guiding the Textile Industry Through Brexit

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WIN a £100 voucher to spend at The Little Cloth Shop

Your chance to WIN a £100 gift voucher to spend at luxury London based Children’s clothing brand – The Little Cloth Shop The Little Cloth Shop is an independent luxury childrenswear brand where vintage design meets beautiful fabrics and construction. They specialise in sailor suits and nautical dresses, flower girl and bridesmaid dresses, along with a…

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Setting up an Ethical Garment Factory, with Jenny Holloway

Trailblazer of UK reshoring and ethical manufacturing, Jenny Holloway gives a frank interview on how tough it was to set up a clothing factory.  Having previously come from a buying background, she shares the highs and lows it took to create a succesful and ethical garment factory in North London. Fashion Enter, is a garment manufacturer…

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028 – Retailers Under Fire for UK Sourcing Practices

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Top 20 British-made lingerie brands

We bring you our top 20 British-made lingerie brands. Thought you couldn’t get lingerie that was manufactured in the UK?  We’ve found a host of brands who design and make here, from comfortable, everyday pieces to luxury items for special occasions. Alice & Astrid Alice & Astrid is a luxury nightwear brand by Anglo/Norwegian designer…

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027 – Mat Booth, Both Barrels – The Importance of Collaboration

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026 – Why UK Manufacturers Don’t Sample For Free

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What is an MOQ, and how do you overcome them?

If you’re looking to manufacture a product you’ll likely have heard people talking about MOQs.  But what exactly does that mean? Why do manufacturers have them? And, how can you overcome high MOQs? So what exactly is an MOQ?  It stands for minimum order quantity. As the name suggests, it is the lowest amount that…

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024 – Is the UK Manufacturing Revival Over?

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10 mistakes made by start-ups manufacturing in the UK

Launching your own brand and manufacturing your product in the UK? Here are 10 of the common mistakes that I see start-ups make and how to avoid them.   1. Not allowing enough time to develop a product By far the biggest mistake  that I see start-ups make is to not allow enough time to develop…

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023 – Sian Reekie, The Hettie Trading Co. – My Manufacturing Journey

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022 – Is Making in the UK Really More Expensive?

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How to calculate the cost price of a product

So, you know what it is you want to make and what you want to make it from, but how do you calculate the cost price for it? Let’s talk about prices – in particular cost prices. Why it’s important to have a target cost price, the best way of calculating that price and how…

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021 – Jenny Holloway, Fashion Enter – What I’ve Learnt from Running a Clothing Factory

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020 – Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge: Day 5

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019 – Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge: Day 4

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018 – Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge: Day 3

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017 – Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge: Day 2

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016 – Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge: Day 1

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015 – Top 9 Manufacturing Trends for 2019

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014 – Ian Maclean, John Smedley – Running the Oldest Factory in the UK

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013 – 10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Brand Made in the UK

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