The UK Clothing Brand That Is Growing Out Of Of Lock Down
approach out of lockdown.
However for some businesses lockdown saw their sales grow, one of these companies is
the Luxury urban street brand Zanouchi.
Founder Bill Akram states that whilst they were growing their sales in anyway lock down
represented a real chance to increase sales.
"People were staying at home and not going out, this meant consumer spending habits
changed overnight, with more people turning to shopping on online as the high street was
We were worried initially that our sales would decline as our brand is very much an urban
street brand, but what we found from our customers was they still wanted to look good at
home and they wanted new clothes to look forward to when lockdown ended."
In the last year, sales went up by 44% for online retailers, but for Bolton based Zanouchi
the growth was even more than this.
Zanouchi launched on the day the UK went into lockdown. The brand launched with 5 t-
shirts and in the last year, sales have grown by 110%. The covid pandemic has helped
boost the brand's sales and the company have now expanded hiring more staff as their
Zanouchi now does women's and children. It has over 100 lines and has recently got onto
Europe's biggest marketplace for fashion Zalando.
The business has gone from strength to strength. It has had its ups and down, agency's
taking money and not delivering on promises. It has been hard work.
Bill's promise was to provide high quality luxury urban clothing at affordable prices. He has
always had a passion for fashion.