The last 12 months have seen accelerated change across the British clothing industry, with factory closures and the loss of thousands of jobs decimating what was once a thriving sector. But what does the future have in store for those companies that remain? And how can they reinvent themselves to meet the challenges of the future? These were the questions tackled recently by some of the leading names on the UK manufacturing and retailing scene who concluded that added value, branding and innovation are the keys to success, fueled by new revenue streams such as e-commerce.