Blog: Leonie BarrieIncrease profitability – for free

Leonie Barrie | 26 June 2009

UK clothing firms are being given an opportunity to let a leading business expert analyse their businesses with a view to increasing profitability and reducing costs.

What’s not to like? Well the only downside is that they’ll have to open their doors to a film crew from the BBC too, which is filming the results for a new TV series.

But with so many companies struggling to survive and grow through the economic downturn, I would have thought that the chance of introducing new ways of working – including engaging all workers in the day-to-day running of the business – would be an offer too good to turn down.

The free consultancy service is provided by top academic Dr Paul Thomas, who promises to work around the company and its existing commitments.

If you're interested in receiving Paul's help and would like to be part of a BBC series, contact Gemma Collins on 02920 322572 or Nick Andrews on 02920 323755.

 


BLOG

US-China trade deal brings limited benefits for apparel firms

The 'Phase One' trade agreement signed between the US and China is a step in the right direction, but offers little relief to apparel firms in the ongoing trade conflict....

BLOG

US apparel imports down four months in a row

The volume of US apparel imports fell for the fourth consecutive month in November, with a 20% drop in shipments from largest supplier China. The figures suggest early stockpiling in the run-up to the...

BLOG

Global apparel prices on the rise

One effect of the US-China trade war is the rising price of apparel imports – not just from China, but the rest of the world too. ...

BLOG

Progress on trade deals welcomed

The United States and China have reached an agreement on a Phase One trade deal in a move that will delay new tariffs that were due to take effect over the weekend and halve the rates currently impose...

just-style homepage



Forgot your password?