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Could British-made goods tempt shoppers back to the high street?

A survey has found that 91% of shoppers would visit high street stores more frequently if they could buy items that are hard…

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UK shoe maker Hotter Shoes boosts sales to over £100m

Make it British member Hotter Shoes have increased their sales to over the £100m mark after ‘re-focusing’ during the year. Hotter Shoes started out…

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Crown Northampton collaborate with innovative British goat leather brand

Heritage shoemakers, Crown Northampton, team up with a local sustainable goat tannery to produce an innovative sneaker range. Make it British member, Crown…

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Live from my new British sofa!

Facebook Live 27 September 2018   Every Thursday at 1pm I do a Facebook live on our Make it British Facebook page. If…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 29 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: UK manufacturing output accelerates; Private White V.C. creates transparent pricing policy, Furniture exports…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 22 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Mary Portas on the future of British business; EEF survey paints positive outlook…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 15 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: David Nieper to open printing plant; Country of origin labelling to become law…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 8 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Jaguar Land Rover and Walpole issue Brexit warnings; Ebac British-made washing machines; members…

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Member News: Dizzy & Creative launch subscription service on Kickstarter

Make it British members Dizzy & Creative have exciting news for both budding & experienced embroiderers! Dizzy & Creative have this month announced…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 1 July 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: UK exports at record high; Patrick Grant oversees training programme for Scottish textile…

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Member News: Hotter Shoes steps into apprenticeships programme

The UK’s biggest shoe maker has stepped up to back apprenticeships, upskilling their existing workforce and attracting new talent in to the business….

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Member News: Rudels collaborates with UK textile mill A.W. Hainsworth

A.W. Hainsworth, one of the world’s leading specialist textile companies, has announced a collaboration with slipper brand Rudels Ltd. Hainsworth felts and cloths…

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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 24 June 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: Leather Satchel Co. make bags fit for a prince; Little Beau Sheep shortlisted…

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David Beckham at the Private White V.C. factory
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Make it British Weekly News Round-up: 17 June 2018

UK manufacturing and British-made brands in the news this week: The made in UK menswear brands at LFWM; Cotton spinning in Manchester; British…

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Why British made brands that aren't exporting could be losing out

If you are a British-made brand or UK manufacturer and you’re not exporting then you’re missing out. Here’s why… With recent figures showing…

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Make it British is hiring!

We’re looking for two amazing people to join our team – could it be you? Despite what people might think, Make it British…

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Radio 5 Live feature on 'Made in Britain' from the Grenson shoe factory

BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake asks “Is Made in Britain a label to be proud of?” in this interview live from the…

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Best of 2017: The top news, views and posts from Make it British in 2017

Here we round up our highlights of 2017 as we continue to celebrate another great year for UK manufacturing 2017 has been a…

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Cotton: The mills are alive with the sound of sewing

Make it British helped put together this piece for  BBC News about the regeneration of the UK cotton supply chain The film follows…

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2017 ends on a high for UK textile manufacturers

The annual Make it British survey of fashion and textile manufacturers has revealed that 2017 has been another great year for the sector.  This…

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‘Is making clothing in the UK really more expensive?’

Drapers. 15 May 2017 Kate Hills, founder of Make it British, writes for Drapers to debunk the myth that manufacturing garments in the…

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'Long may the renaissance continue!'

Print and Promotion. 20 September 2017 Kate Hills, founder of Make it British and Meet the Manufacturer, takes a look at the current…

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'Made in Britain: A Look at UK Manufacturing'

Virgin Start Up. Virgin Start Up in conversation with Make it British founder, Kate Hills, on why making in the UK is great,…

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'Make it British goes to Manchester'

Innovation In Textiles. 20 October 2017 Innovation In Textiles announce the Manchester Make it British forum. Read the full article here.

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