Our collection continues to attract the attention of the press in terms of design, consumer awareness and success at retail. A selection of press articles are listed below.
20 May 2013
Recently the company has employed a number of apprentices under the Modern Apprenticeship Programme. The aim of the programme is to raise the skill levels of the workforce by providing existing employees and new recruits with training and accreditation to industry recognised standards. Hawick Knitwear currently have 17 employees working towards their qualification. This week celebrates the workers and employers in the textile industry.
2nd February 2013
Hawick Knitwear comes in the top 10 Best-selling Menswear brands of the week, as ranked by Drapers Record.
22nd November 2012
We recently ran a Shop Window Competition; open to all UK Stockists of Hawick Knitwear products with £1,750 worth of Hawick Knitwear products being given away. The competition ran for six weeks and we had a great response from retailers with many creative and innovative entries Most entrants also reported a higher sell-through of products so a true win-win situation.
The top prize of £1000 worth of Hawick Knitwear product went to MacNaughtons of Pitlochry with second prize of £500 worth of product going to Eric Spencer of Ilkley and third prize of £250 worth of product going to McGrath’s of Peebles.
The competition has sparked a great deal of interest amongst Hawick Knitwear’s customers and is something we’ll consider running again.
Merit prizes were offered to another nine entrants; a sweater of their choice from the comprehensive Stock Service, up to the value of £60.
18th February 2011
Hawick Knitwear is the 5th Best Sell-Through Menswear Brand of Autumn 2010, as ranked by Drapers Record. We were also listed as the 8th Best Selling Brand of the Week. Full article can be read below.
1st February 2011
While many "labels" continue to source from low labour cost countries, Hawick Knitwear goes against the flow by using their solid Scottish manufacturing base to launch an exciting new branded collection of ladies' and men's knitwear. The following article was printed in the Knitting Trade Journal, February 2011 (www.knittingtradejournal.com).
14th January 2011
Hawick Knitwear - 2nd Best Selling Knitwear Brand of the week and 5th Best Selling Brand overall! Sales through retail continue to grow. Full article can be read below.