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UK e-retail knitting products website seeking new suppliers of wool and yarn

Country of origin:
Country: 
UNITED KINGDOM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRUK20210721001
Published
21/07/2021
Last update
26/07/2021
Expiration date
27/07/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Textile fibres
Other leisure and recreational products and services
Other retailing
Other consumer products
Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)
Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet
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Summary

Summary: 
A leading UK company that provides a range of hand knitting and crochet products and patterns online is seeking new additional suppliers of all grades, weights, ply and colour of yarn, for import into the UK, via supplier agreement. The company has been established for some years but has seen a substantial growth as interest in home crafting expanded during lockdown and seek to expand their range and supply.

Description

Description: 

A UK company that provides products and patterns to knitters globally is seeking new and additional suppliers of yarn.

The pandemic has had unexpected impacts on businesses in some fields with lockdown resulting in a growing interest in crafts. Knitting and crochet tutorials on the internet have brought a new group of crafters to the hobby which resulted in a major expansion in online demand for wools, patterns, buttons and all associated items. Despite the end of lockdown, the interest from consumers continues resulting in the need for additional suppliers.

They are requiring an increased amount of knitting or crochet wool/yarn, of all grades, ply, colour and weight, and are particularly looking for clearance quantities.

The company is seeking a reliable long term supplier of these yarns via supplier agreement.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The company is seeking suppliers of hand knitting wool or yarn of all types and colours. They are specifically looking for clearance quantities of yarn and are looking for experienced and reliable suppliers.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type: Industry Activity: Manufacture of yarn and wool Specific role of partner sought: Supply of products via supplier agreement

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500