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USB2U invests £70k to increase UK capacity

During the last 18 months, Northampton-based USB2U has invested £100,000 in production, and will now invest an additional £70,000 in new printers to increase UK capacity. USB2U, which specialises in branded tech and smartphone promotional products, is increasing its already significant stock holding, printing and engraving capacity in the UK …

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Contractors hand over upgraded HQ to Wild Thang

On Friday, February 14, Frank Rogers Building Contractors handed over the new build offices of Wild Thang’s upgraded headquarters. Andrew Dwerryhouse, managing director, said: “This represents a major step forward for the business and it is amazing to see this investment start to come to fruition. When you embark on …

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Rowlinson Knitwear transforms the lives of its overseas workers

An independent survey by social impact company 60 Decibels has revealed that Rowlinson Knitwear is transforming the lives of its overseas workers in Bangladesh. Commissioned by the UK Department for International Development and the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), 60 Decibels conducted 214 telephone interviews with workers at New Horizon Bangladesh, …

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GFORCE creates all-new uniform for national roller derby team

GFORCE Sportswear has renewed its association with England’s men’s roller derby team and has revamped their uniforms ready for the 2020 World Cup in July. The sponsorship package includes 66 shirts for the squad, which have been designed with help from players and team manager Chrissy Andrews. Ms Andrews said: …

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Largest survey of school uniform prices reveals £100 basket cost

Following the largest survey of school uniform costs in the UK, The Schoolwear Association has found the average cost of compulsory school uniform and sportswear items is £101.19 per pupil. The Schoolwear Association surveyed a range of retailers from across the country that supply 11.9% of all state secondary schools in England …

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Craghoppers supports English Heritage with £1m worth of outerwear

Craghoppers has announced a three-year partnership with English Heritage and will provide £1 million worth of outerwear for the charity’s 3,700 staff and volunteers. Often working at ruined castles and abbeys, stone circles and stately homes, English Heritage staff and volunteers are exposed to the elements on a daily basis …

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Drytac opens new office and warehouses in the US

Drytac has opened a new office in Richmond, Virginia and two new warehouses in Northern New Jersey and Atlanta, Georgia, to improve service for customers. The new office will be staffed by Drytac’s knowledgeable customer service and technical team, while the new warehouses additional space for Drytac’s extensive product range. …

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Livingstone International recruits new sourcing manager

Christopher Roy has joined Livingstone International as sourcing manager. Mr Roy has a wealth of experience in sourcing garments globally and having lived in Asia for over 10 years has a large database of contacts available to expand Livingstone’s sourcing capabilities. He said: “I am delighted to have joined the …

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Sabur raises £2,000 for Help for Heroes

What started as a small campaign to show respect for the Armed Forces in 2012, has seen Sabur Digital raise £2,000 for Help for Heroes. In November last year, Sabur wrapped the rear doors of five of its vehicles and each was sponsored by businesses local to Barnsley. The money …

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