Retail and Fashion Jobs Launch Press Release
|Retail and Fashion Jobs|
What was interesting, when you have to put a different hat on to research a new subject, is the sheer size of both industry sectors in terms of employment and turnover...they're huuuuuge!!
Here are some snippets;
"..the value of the UK fashion industry to the UK economy in 2014 was £26 billion; up from £21 billion in 2009 and showing an increase of 22%..."
"...UK fashion’s total contribution as a whole to the UK economy is now estimated to have risen to over £46 billion, an increase of 23% since 2009..."
"...UK fashion industry is also estimated to support over 790,000 jobs..."
"...Wholesale and retail trade contributed 16% of the UK economic output and 16% of employment in the UK in 2012..."
"... In 2012, the turnover in the UK was estimated to be £150 Billion..."
"...over 4 million people were thought to be employed in the industry..."
Here is the rest of their launch press release, which we will be sending out to a number of trade magazines and recruitment magazines. - Retail and Fashion Jobs Press Release.