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MANCHESTER RETAIL NEWS

Thursday January 9 2020

New director at Clothes2order to help drive growth plans


Custom branded clothing company aims to double in size



New director at Clothes2order to help drive growth plans

Ambitious Clothes2order has recruited a sales director to help shape the next phase of its expansion as it looks to double in size.

Mark Thomas has more than 35 years’ experience in the workwear and uniforms industry, having previously worked at other major players including Lyreco and Arco.

Clothes2order creates custom branded clothing for businesses, teams and communities by printing or embroidering logos and designs on to t-shirts, polo shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, caps and other items.

It operates from a state-of-the-art production and distribution facility in Trafford Park, Greater Manchester, where it employs 160 staff.

The company supplies customers across the UK and in more than 35 countries and has seen revenues soar from £4.4m in 2013 to over £13m, with plans to double in size over the next few years.

In a newly-created role, Mark, pictured, leads the company’s customer service and account management departments and its recently-expanded team of field sales specialists, who together provide one-to-one technical, design and product selection support to clients.

He said: “I am hugely excited by the opportunity to help shape the next stage in the company’s development.

“Its vision and values chime with mine, in putting customer satisfaction ahead of short-term profit, maintaining the highest quality standards and offering ethically and responsibly-sourced products.

“We are in an enviable position at the forefront of our industry, having invested heavily in recent years in cutting-edge, eco-friendly garment customisation and printing technology, and we are looking to grow our product range to further broaden our customer base in the coming years.”

Managing director Sam Jones said: “Mark has extensive experience in the sector and a proven track record of success. He’s an excellent leader and motivator and has vast category knowledge which makes him the ideal person for this role.

“His appointment to this new position reflects our ongoing investment in the senior management team charged with delivering significant growth in the coming years.”



"Mark has extensive experience in the sector and a proven track record of success"
Sam Jones








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