Manufacturing Locally - The Pros and Cons, and Best Practices
Kate launched the website in 2011 to encourage more people to buy British and make in the UK. Since then, the platform has become the go-to for news, reports and interviews about British-made products.
In 2014, Kate launched "Make it British Live!" which is a unique trade show that prides itself on being the only sourcing event exclusively showcasing British manufacturers and producers.
In this video, you'll learn:
- The benefits of manufacturing locally.
- The do's and don'ts when working with a manufacturer.
- Tips for managing production.
- How to find manufacturers.
- The terms and conditions to have with a manufacturer.
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How to Work with Local Manufacturers and Use it to Boost Your Businesswith Simon Middleton
Simon Middleton is the founder of the Shackleton brand and a new menswear business, Blackshore. Simon left Shackleton in September 2016, supposedly with early retirement in mind, but got restless and dreamt up a new made-in-Britain menswear brand, called Blackshore. He is also the author of three books, including Build a Brand in 30 Days. Simon runs us through working with local manufacturers, and the importance of telling the story.