British Retail Consortium

Red Sea crisis explained: What it means for the fashion supply chain

The armed rebel group from Yemen, which calls itself Houthis started targeting ships in the Red Sea in mid November…

UK January clothing sales suffer on milder temperatures, high cost of living

BRC reported that UK total retail sales, increased by 1.2% year-on-year in January, against a growth of 4.2% in January…

Supply chain disruption from Red Sea attacks may be costly for fashion firms

Freight companies including MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and CMA CGM Group are avoiding the Suez Canal and Red Sea until the passage…

True, BRC partnership set to ignite retail through technology adoption

True has developed a unique offering called Amplify, designed to assist retailers in identifying technologies that align with their specific…

Clothing prices ease as UK inflation falls for third month

The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show UK inflation eased to 10.1% in the 12 months…

UK retailers welcome Chancellor’s support for business

UK retailers believe their calls have been heard after Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has this afternoon announced GBP25bn (US$29.5bn) in tax…

eBay and BRC join forces to launch circular fashion fund

The Circular Fashion Innovator’s Fund aims to bring new technology and services to the market that can help people think…

Global apparel industry issues call to action on Sri Lanka’s economic crisis

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) sent a letter on behalf of buyers to its counterpart association in Sri…

UK clothing spend to plummet as consumers feel the pinch of rising inflation

The hike in inflation means the cost of everyday items such as food, fuel and clothing will go up for…

UK fashion industry says Spring Statement misses key opportunities

In his spring statement, Sunak outlined measures including an increased national insurance threshold, a cut in basic rate income tax…