What we do

COUTTS Consultancy offers specific, bespoke fashion services working with a cross section of the textile and apparel industry to develop product ranges, market position and business revenue.

Put simply, the COUTTS Consultancy team research and analyse fashion, corporate and textile markets and businesses, producing focused information and design input. We provide additional skills and services to our customers’ teams and work with them to plan and implement successful  ranges and competitive strategy. We can also provide interim services.

Who we work with

  • B2B Fashion & textile manufacturers & importers.
  • B2C Online Fashion retailers & manufacturers.
  • B2C Fashion retailers.
  • B2B & B2C Corporate uniform manufacturers, importers, distributors & corporate uniform buyers.
  • Industry specialist associations, publishers & press.

Creative and Commercial Expertise

COUTTS Consultancy expertise can be summarised into 6 areas of activity:

Research analysis & direction

The COUTTS Consultancy team background in thought leadership and trend mapping of macro trading changes, means fast cost effective strategic direction.

Research and analysis, by sector, of market shifts, media, specific competitor activity, catwalks, trade shows and evolving consumer trends and preferences, provides early intelligence of emerging commercial opportunities, tailored to individual business markets.

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Design for global markets

The COUTTS Consultancy team has developed expertise in design and product development for high street retailers and both B2B and B2C manufacturers  across the UK, Europe, the USA, Japan, Taiwan and Indonesia. We use our knowledge of diverse markets and cultures with continuous research to provide accurately targeted design and forecasting with a competitive edge.

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Design and development for all sectors

With knowledge and experience of volume, luxury and corporate clothing and textile markets, COUTTS Consultancy offers design, product development, sourcing and production services to all sectors of fashion and corporate clothing. COUTTS Consultancy designs Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Knitwear, Blouses, Shirts, T-Shirts, Tops, Soft Separates, Dresses, Skirts, Trousers, Jackets, Tailored Suiting, Leisurewear, Nightwear, Sleepwear,  Outerwear, Scarves, Ties, Accessories, Spa and Corporatewear.

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Supply chain management and procurement

First hand and contemporary knowledge of global manufacturing processes and costs is integral to all COUTTS Consultancy work.

Changes in the global economy, trading conditions and their impact on sourcing strategy are core to our solution management and delivery. COUTTS Consultancy spends time with factories to get things right. Continual research, evaluation and process management ensures best value and appropriate speed to market.

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International marketing and brand building

COUTTS Consultancy has practical knowledge of all aspects of brand building.

Including successful multi-million pound multi-channel sales, direct mail, e-commerce, tendering, tender document preparation, formal pitch preparation, presentation, advertising, editorial, PR and television. We use these skills to provide brand impact, securing a market leading position.

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Partnership

COUTTS Consultancy brings pragmatic hands on experience along with a track record of successful delivery.

We understand that every business is different and we focus on listening and learning, so that we can work to achieve success together with our customers and their teams.

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International marketing & brand building