Features

Creative reuse in 2020

Upcycling. Do you know what it is? P&P Melanie Attlesey posed this very question to Rob Armour, sales manager at Kingly, to find out more about the process and the resulting socks. Q. First of all, can you explain what ‘upcycling’ is, and what makes this process different to recycling? …

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COVID-19 and what we’ve learned

Prama Bhardwaj, founder and CEO of Mantis World, outlays how COVID-19 has changed the supply chain and the way business is done in our industry – perhaps for the better? What a difference a few weeks have made. None of us could have predicted how dramatically and quickly our lives …

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Tiger cotton – the story

Back in September 2019, Neutral introduced the Tiger Cotton T shirt in to the market. In a project created in collaboration with WWF India and C&A Foundation, this cotton is helping to preserve the Bengal tiger in Central India. This is the story behind the T shirt. Deep inside Central …

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A wee dram and some thoughts

With the UK still on lockdown, Jas Purba, managing director of ETC Supplies, takes the time to reflect from his armchair about the current situation in the UK and what the future may hold. Sitting in my favourite chair after dinner with my      friends Whyte and Mackay just half watching …

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Pinseeker on course to diversify with HP Stitch

Golf equipment specialist Pinseeker is hoping to diversify into new markets following the installation of a new HP Stitch textile printing system. Cheshire-based Pinseeker manufactures a wide range of products for the golf course industry, including flags, flagpins and hole cups to name just a few from its huge portfolio. …

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Lending a helping hand in time of crisis

A life-threatening injury at the age of 18 while playing rugby, led Warrington Wolves prop Mike Cooper to secure his future outside of the sport by forming his own customised clothing business. Now at the age of 31, Mike is lending a helping hand during a time of national crisis …

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A new way of working

Like many of us, Derek Muller, owner of Goccopro, has had to find a new way of working during lockdown. To pass the time he took home a MiScreen, much to Mrs Muller’s dismay. Here he details just what he got up to. Well what a crazy time we are …

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Corporate styling

Lucy Woodward, marketing and development manager, at Disley outlines the latest trends in the corporate world for women. Q. What do you think women look for in their clothing selections? There’s normally a combination of priorities, so product development is all about creating garments that give a good balance – …

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Organic market continues to grow

The Soil Association has released its latest report on the organic textile market in the UK and the findings reveal that the sector is experiencing its eighth year of consecutive growth. The UK organic market (including food, drink, beauty and wellbeing, textiles and farming) is in its eighth consecutive year …

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What’s new for women?

Are you looking to inject a little bit of style into your offering? Looking to offer the latest fashions for your customers? Here we explore the latest retail trends for women and what this means for the printwear sector. The printwear market follows the fashions of the retail sector in …

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