Mitsui relationship formed. Throughout the 1980's CWI took the initiative to focus supply on its largest multiple and mail order customers.
A specialist Children's manufacturer joined forces with CWI creating an additional niche kids section.
Production shifted from Indonesia to China & relationship with original Chinese manufacturing partner was established.
Through the original manufacturing China base, a direct to retail arm was established & operated between 2007 to 2020
The CWI Holdings Group was created as a joint venture between original CWI owners Mitsui & original Chinese manufacturing partner
2014 - 2017
Between 2014 and 2017 additional UK companies were incorporated into the Group, strengthening it's scope & capabilities: including Brecrest, Smithy Green Apparel, Blues, Paul Dennicci
The CWI Holdings Group became a UK entity & appointed a UK Group Managing Director
Cohen & Wilks restructured & focused on UK operations, introducing improved capability through fully audited manufacturing units in China & Bangladesh