Ever wanted to match your handbag to the sofa? Well, a deal between the luxury furniture maker Walker Greenbank and Barbour may be of interest.
Barbour has ordered two arts and crafts fabric designs from Walker, called "Strawberry Thief" and "Marigold".
The fabrics will be used as lining for Barbour's jackets, duffle coats and handbags. The manufacturing will take place at Walker Greenbank's factory in Lancaster.
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This is big news for Walker Greenbank, its shares had risen 3.76% by 09:44. The gains continue an impressive run of form; since the start of 2012, the stock has gained 53% on AIM.
The firm's Chief Executive John Sach said: "We're ... particularly pleased to see our fabrics being used in Barbour handbags, which reinforces the potential of our designs in uses far beyond interior decoration."
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