Archives: April 2011

Bunting and barbecues ready to go!

Posted on April 28, 2011

Just down the road from our office, the crowds have started to gather … Read more »

.. and the FTCT star of the ball is …

Posted on April 21, 2011

In a few week’s time, our charity will be a joint beneficiary of the Contour Ball, held at the Savoy Hotel … Read more »

Duvets in Darwen …

Posted on April 15, 2011

As part of our ongoing outreach campaign, I took the train to Preston this week to visit Herbert Parkinson, a production unit owned by John Lewis Partnership, where their own brand furnishings, fabrics and 7 day service for curtains are made. … Read more »

Meeting Jack Masters of all knitting trades

Posted on April 8, 2011

This week an introduction to Snahal Patel, Director of Jack Masters, a specialist knitwear company for high street retailers and small brands, based in a residential area of Leicester. I met Snahal at a recent Drapers meeting in London, so arranged to … Read more »

FTCT message reaches BHS!

Posted on April 1, 2011

On Wednesday this week, I was delighted to give a presentation at the bi-annual conference for 200 BHS Store Managers in Northampton. Read more »