This report considers the prospects for the UK textiles and apparel sector at a time when, as the current Green Paper on Industrial Strategy demonstrates, there is growing interest in whether a renewed industrial policy can help to rebalance the economy. In this context, the report addresses the question of how to understand the potential and limits of re-shoring and rebuilding a textile and apparel industry which is sustainable, because it pays decent wages and offers owners a moderate reward.
|Publisher||Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change|
|Commissioning body||British Cotton Growers’ Association Work People’s Collection Fund|
|Number of pages||137|
|Publication status||Published - 1 May 2017|
- Apparel industry
- Mundane consumption
- Regional development
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