058 – Peter Grey, Just Elegant – How Supermarkets Have Killed the High Street

Peter Grey is new business manager for Just Elegant – a garment manufacturer in Leicester.

In this episode he gives an interesting insight from a manufacturer’s perspective into how the garment industry in Leicester has changed over the last few decades, and how it is closely linked to the UK high street.

In this episode discover:

  • Why his company doesn’t have a website
  • The truth about the relationships garment manufacturers have with the High Street
  • How he develops products for his ideal customers
  • The downsides to working with digital print
  • How the supermarkets have affected the high street

In this episode Peter talks about a fabric called ITY – this stands for Interlock Twist Yarn

Just Elegant will be exhibiting at Make it British Live! on 29 & 30 May. 

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