Jobs lost as Kinky Knickers maker falls into administration

LONG-standing underwear manufacturer Headen & Quarmby - which makes the Kinky Knickers brand created by Mary Portas - has axed more than 30 jobs after being placed in administration.

The Middleton-based company, which was featured on the 2012 Channel 4 documentary Mary's Bottom Line, where the retail guru sought to help revive British manufacturing, is now up for sale.

A poor Christmas and a lack of orders for this year has been blamed for the company's demise.

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