Just how special is the ‘Made in Britain’ tag and how much is it worth? Very, and it's worth an additional £3.5 billion a year to exporters, according to a Barclays survey, which showed UK fashion came top in quality.
Online retail giant Very Group could be the next big name in line for an IPO with a report that its owners, who also own the Telegraph newspaper, are exploring the potential of a £3 billion+ stock market float.
E-tailer Very Group has reported a buoyant set of figures for its festive period with the seven weeks to Christmas seeing group revenue up 15.3% year-on-year. It surpassed £500 million for the period for the first time.
E-tail giant The Very Group has found its new chief information officer (CIO) at the BBC with Matt Grest joining in a month's time and becoming part of the group’s executive board. He’ll report to CEO Henry Birch.
Nobody could accuse Sir Paul Smith of slowing down, even in the year he celebrates his 50th anniversary: he has still managed to produce a series of men’s and women’s collections, and has just opened his own foundation.
The new partnership will encourage Very.co.uk customers to reduce their clothes waste by donating their unwanted items. “We recognise the responsibility we have for the products we sell," said the brand.