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Build a British Brand

Whether you want to grow your British-made brand, get your goods rolling off a UK- based factory production line, or get your products in front of more shoppers, we’ve got you covered.

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201 – 7 things that successful British-made brands do

What are some of the things that I see successful British-made brands do consistently? In the first episode of series 4 of the Make it British podcast I look at what makes for a great British-made brand.   Discover:  04:11

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200 – 20 tips for building a great UK-made brand

I’ve interviewed some fantastic guests over the past 3 series of the Make it British podcast. To celebrate the milestone which is 200 episodes, I’m bringing you a summary from 21 of the Make it British members that I have interviewed

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199 – 11 tips for starting a UK-made brand

Starting any business can be tough – especially one that involves making products! Whether you are just about start a brand, or you’ve already launched and it’s not quite going to plan, here are 11 tips that will help ensure

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188 – 10 things that make British-made businesses great

In this episode, I look back over the first 100 episodes of this show to find out what makes British-made businesses great. There are many common themes running through the last 100 episodes and that I’ve heard again and again

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174 – Why are your products not selling?

If your products aren’t selling – don’t get disheartened! There can be many reasons why products don’t sell, but there are also lots of things you can do to make sure they have the best chance of success. So before

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170 – Are you confusing mark-up and margin?

When it comes to working out your selling prices, one of the biggest mistakes people make is getting their margin and mark-up all mixed up! It’s easily done as the two words are pretty similar. But it can be a

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168 – How much does it cost to start a UK-made brand?

There are a lot of different costs involved in launching a brand. But in this episode, I break it down into four main segments: prototyping; stock; marketing and admin. I also advise on what the typical amount is that new

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162 – Fail to plan…plan to fail!

A range plan is an essential tool for any product business. Without it you are setting yourself up for failure. Yet many of the small businesses that I speak to that are developing products say they don’t have a range

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150 – 11 trends for 2021 and beyond

What will 2021 hold for businesses that make in the UK? In the last episode of 2020, and the last of series two, I look at some of the trends that I think will impact businesses that make in the

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148 – How to promote a UK-made brand

UK-made goods have huge value both at home and abroad. If you have a UK-made brand are you doing enough to shout about it? In this episode, I share my 7 foolproof tips you can action right now to shine

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130 – Calculating cost per wear

What is the true cost of that cheap coat that you buy on the high street? Whilst the price of clothing has gone down over the last sixty years, so has the quality.  If you calculate the cost per wear

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124 – To Wholesale, or Not to Wholesale

Whether to wholesale is one of the biggest decisions that brands have to make, and it is often much more of a difficult decision for businesses that make in the UK as their cost price is often higher. Wholesale was the