After the closure of an old factory in the rural Welsh town of Cardigan that used to mass produce 35,000 pairs of jeans a week, denim manufacturer Hiut has brought hope to the 400 workers who lost their jobs.

Hiut Denim Jeans
Hiut Denim Jeans (hiutdenim.co.uk)

When Meghan Markle wore a pair of Hiut Denim Jeans on her recent visit to Cardiff, she highlighted a great Welsh business success.  

The small firm in Wales is making a big name for itself by making jeans with big ambition and based on a simple conviction.

David Hieatt, a Welsh entrepreneur committed to breathing new life into a town where making jeans is in the blood. 

He is reviving an old factory that used to mass produce 35,000 pairs of jeans a week but closed, cutting 400 jobs from the market.

TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood reports.

Source: TRT World