Manchester-based textiles supplier Swiscot Group is expanding into fashion, launching its own clothing and accessories lines for SS22. The firm has begun supplying clients with white label and private label products.
Clarks has negotiated a deal to end an eight-week strike at its warehouse in Somerset. The UK footwear manufacturer/retailer has settled a dispute with around 100 workers over a controversial ‘fire and rehire’ plan.
UK shoppers plan to spend £8.4 billion on buying Christmas gifts from independent retailers, some £2 billion more that a year ago, new research from Direct Line business insurance shows. That's 28% of their budget.
According to a new report from McKinsey, exploring the rapidly growing resale market not only opens a new revenue stream for luxury labels but could also have a positive effect on brand loyalty and desirability.
The lifestyle company has announced the release of Our Planet Matters, a sustainable footwear collection for men, women and children, as well as a new commitment with environmental non-profit The Nature Conservancy.