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Kamani Kane

Manchester-headquartered online fashion retailer Boohoo has announced plans to set up a “model factory” in Leicester that will “promote the highest standards of health and safety”.

Karen Smart

Manchester Airport has appointed a new Managing Director, as well as a new head of its digital division.

Boohoo Chief Executive John Lyttle has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel calling for the introduction of a licensing scheme to ensure that textile factories are fit to trade.

Puma says that the mosaics of Manchester’s Northern Quarter have inspired City’s new home kit design.


A new Leeds-based online farm food shopping platform has launched with the aim of helping independent suppliers to grow their businesses post-Covid.

Kamani Kane

Investor Standard Life Aberdeen has sold its shares in Manchester-headquartered fashion retailer Boohoo, describing the company's response to allegations of worker abuse at supplier factories as "inadequate."

Kamani Kane

Manchester-headquartered online fashion retailer Boohoo has announced an independent review of its UK supply chain and a £10 million investment into “eradicating malpractice”.

Kamani Kane

Manchester-headquartered fashion retailer Boohoo Group has said it will “thoroughly investigate” after an undercover reporter for the Sunday Times found that workers making clothes for the company in Leicester were being paid as little as £3.50 an hour.

Manchester-headquartered Boohoo has defended its practices following a report that garment factories in Leicester remained open as normal throughout the coronavirus crisis and ordered workers to continue to report for duty even when they were sick.

Manchester-headquartered fashion retailer Boohoo has bought the online divisions of Oasis and Warehouse for £5.25m.


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