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The month it all went a bit crazy..

The month it all went a bit crazy..

March 24 was our busiest month on record. It was also the first tie we'd really witnessed the power of social media first hand. We started creating and sharing reels of the rewaxing process on Instagram in our account blew up. One clip is just shy of 900k views which then…

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The Elevate Social Club X Mallin & Son

The Elevate Social Club X Mallin & Son

We always champion good people doing good things. It's woven into the fabric of our brand and better still when it's on our doorstep. People who know me personally will know I have a background in various sporting worlds from spending a time riding bikes in circles at the velodrome. When…

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Our clothing strategy explained

Our clothing strategy explained

Hi, it's been a while! I last wrote to tell you about how we we were focussing on our jacket workshop, which we did and that continues to grow. Wonderful! Our clothing was taking a slight hiatus whilst we cleared the office of samples and last sizes before taking stock of…

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Plans for 2024

Plans for 2024

Another year, another list of goals to add and tick off. Or maybe not. We set out on this journey a little over 3 years ago not knowing where it would take us. It has offered us some amazing opportunities and opened doors to things I never though possible. I've met some…

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The Journal: Raffael Flores-Contreas | Raw Meat & Repair Co.

The Journal: Raffael Flores-Contreas | Raw Meat & Repair Co.

A few years back, one of my closest 'non-football liking' friends would get excited over the latest Marvel films. I'd mock and tell him to act like an adult whilst he'd try explain how Thanos gaining all of the Infinity Stones would be catastrophic for us all. Six years later or…

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Private White VC

Private White VC

On Friday 20th October 2023, Storm Babet was doing it's best to wash out the North of England having spent the previous week doing its worst to Scotland. Sat on Platform 2 of Dewsbury Train Station watching the rain fall sideways, I genuinely wondered if the 41 minute journey to Manchester…

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People Like Us: Lou Wilcock

People Like Us: Lou Wilcock

You'll have seen us throwing the term 'People Like Us' around for a number of years now. This is to celebrate people who share our ethos and outlook on most things. Our customers buy into what we do through our brand and services but we also work with like-minded people…

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From Wakefield to New York

From Wakefield to New York

We're really happy to announce that we are bringing onboard New York based Raw Meat as part of the Mallin & Son family who will be helping us take care of our customers in North America. The unpredictable customs fees and long shipping times have made working in the US difficult…

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The 'Country's' best kept secret

The 'Country's' best kept secret

When I started on this journey, I undertook an unbelievable amount of research to identify who my customers possibly were. They split into a number of demographics from high street shoppers buying new every year to farmers who live in their 30 year old jacket. Each have their place and no…

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Is it really that time of the year?

Is it really that time of the year?

I am sure you'll agree that August has so far been a wash-out, typified most for us by last week's Emley Show which saw all seasons pass by the windows of the mast. The good side fo this for us was that the majority of people opted for their favourite…

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