The fashion industry is one of the most fast-paced around, with changing trends, standards and customer must-haves. Fashion in the UK is worth £66 billion pounds, and more than half a million people employed in the industry[i].
The apparel and footwear market has been growing in the UK, particularly over the last seven years. Though more than 55% of people buy clothes online, customers are still heading to the high street to buy clothes with offline purchases expected to be responsible for 71.2% of all sales by 2020. Exporting apparel and accessories has steadily risen over the last ten years, though there are signs of sales slowing down[ii].
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