Corporate Responsibility. Every time you buy an item from our charitable school uniform range, we will donate a whole new uniform to a child in need.
Donations come in many forms, and an education is one of the most powerful gifts you can give. That’s the idea behind our You Buy One, We Donate One range. Corporate Ethical Responsibility. Our Roots George was started in 1990 by George Davies and was the first supermarket clothing brand The company was bought by ASDA IN 1995 and grew to become the largest clothing retailer by volume in the UK today George sells Ladieswear, Menswear, Kidswear and Footwear in ASDA and ASDA Living stores in the UK and online at www.george.com The brand is also traded by Wal-mart internationally In 2009 George moved into a purpose built new office and during the build process ensured sustainability was high on the agenda as the building was installed with: Water efficient toilets with spray taps, waterless urinals Reduced energy costs through daylight sensors and controlled zones on lighting, double glazed thermally broken system windows with low e-coated and solar reflective glass and VRV 3 pipe heat recovery system Sustainable products used included 80% recycled yarn carpets, Rockfon Koran ceiling tiles, FSC approved timber, organic clay-based paint finishes Our Values Our Achievements Ethics.
Florence + Fred: Tesco's fashion line F&F unveils a glamorous grunge-inspired autumn collection. Tesco's fashion label launches a stylish autumn/winter collectionFeatures tartan print and graphic jumpers Priced between £12 and £40 By Bianca London for MailOnline Published: 11:31 GMT, 19 September 2013 | Updated: 13:02 GMT, 19 September 2013 First they hired a high fashion male model who is more used to working with Tom Ford than Teflon-covered trousers.
SUN: Inside Sainsbury's fashion clothing empire. Most people then will be unaware that Sainsbury’s sells more clothes than online retail darling Asos and high street stalwart John Lewis, House of Fraser, River Island or TK Maxx.
Staggeringly, Sainsbury’s Tu brand is the UK’s seventh biggest clothing retailer by volume, selling a pair of Gok Wan designed £28 jeans every second and a pair of knickers every three seconds. That kind of till-ringing has enabled Sainsbury’s to notch up £800m of sales from clothing, making it the fastest growing part of the supermarket’s operations. Mike Coupe, Sainsbury’s chief executive, who is attempting to reinvent the supermarket, has said that he hopes fashion will hit £1bn of sales by 2020 – the same level of turnover as its current grocery and general merchandise, which includes bedding and electrical items. Mastering Fashion Marketing - Tim Jackson, David Shaw. Fashion Marketing - Tony Hines, Margaret Bruce. Supermarket share of clothing market in the UK 2004-2014. The five super strengths of supermarket fashion. Last month German discount grocer Lidl announced the impending arrival of its first-ever activewear line, a move so evenly tempered with practical sense and commercial opportunism that to many, it came as no surprise.
After all, activewear is hugely popular and Lidl is among the greats in taking hugely popular things and making them available at industry-beating prices. But there’s a subtext here that goes deeper than just ‘German discount retailer chases activewear payday’. It plays into a much larger trend throughout the UK, one that’s managed to generate huge sales while staying largely under the radar. At supermarket chains across the UK, own-brand apparel sales are booming. Asda overtakes Marks & Spencer’s clothing market share. Sainsbury’s drives up clothing market share. Quick Take on UK Supermarket Fashion by FBIC Global Retail Tech Sept 30. George at Asda launches Graduate Fashion Week pop-up shop. George at Asda is the saviour of Graduate Fashion Week. George at Asda sponsors Graduate Fashion Week. GEORGE at Asda has been announced as the new official title sponsor of Graduate Fashion Week, coinciding with the initiative's 20th birthday in 2011.
Each year the event celebrates the work of more than 1,000 fashion graduates from 65 different universities. "In the current economic climate, it has been an extremely challenging time for GFW to secure a new title sponsor, and we are delighted that George at Asda has come to our rescue," says June Barker, managing director of GFW.
J Sainsbury plc / Gok Wan signs new two-year deal with Sainsbury’s. Sainsbury’s, the UK’s 7th largest clothing retailer, has signed a new two year deal with Gok Wan, creative force behind the Gok for Tu collections designed exclusively for Sainsbury’s.
Sainsbury’s has also revealed today that its clothing business, which continues to take market share, is growing at around 10% year on year. Gok’s first collection for Sainsbury’s launched in October 2011. Under the new agreement Gok will direct a further 12 flattering, confidence boosting collections for women under the Gok for Tu brand. On Tuesday (25 Feb) the eleventh Gok for Tu collection goes on sale at over 200 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK. Commenting on the deal, Gok Wan said: “I am really proud that millions of lovely women have now discovered the wonders of my Gok for Tu collection at Sainsbury’s, and that so many of them keep coming back for more.