We've said it before and we’ll say it again: At GOODS we’re all about the product. And so, every time we have the opportunity of getting behind the scenes of production of said product, we will grab it in an instant.
A few weeks ago, we were invited to Somerset in the south west of England to see how Drakes operate the largest shirt production facility in the UK. Large is a big word in this case, as the whole production unit is made up of just 35 people, which is half of what it used to be a mere 15 years ago. But like everything Drakes put their minds to, there’s always heart in the decisions made, and if Drakes hadn’t purchased the factory some 5 years ago, it probably wouldn’t have been there today.