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Made in Britain: British-ness in the news this week

  • Mulberry sees profits soar, as it announces a 69% increase in sales. The company, known for it’s British made handbags, is expanding production capacity at its Somerset factory, creating 50 new manufacturing jobs and adding 30% to UK production capacity.mulberry_bags_made_in_britain
  • Anya Hindmarch, the British handbag designer, talks about her business, including the choice of factories that she uses to make her bags.
  • This is Money reports on the return to sourcing in the UK by some High St retailers, a story covered by Drapers a lot of late, although it fails to offer true support for the cause.
  • Mini – The next generation of the Mini will be built at BMW’s factory in Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Tweets of note from the last seven days

Coming up

  • Made in Britain by Evan Davis on BBC2 this Monday, will take a look inside some of this country’s  remaining factories and discuss how manufacturing might rebuild and shape Britain’s economy.

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