Soaring shipping costs prompt British brands to reshore

Two in five British brands are considering switching to UK manufacturers as shipping costs rise, according to a survey on behalf of global fulfilment firm ShipBob. Research partner CensusWide surveyed more than 750 founders of UK brands that sell consumer goods online that have between 1 and 50 staff. It found that the UK’s small brands are refocusing on domestic sales and retail partnerships as rising international shipping prices and ... [+]

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