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Behind the Seams

Behind the Seams

Change is possible. It’s time for a fashion revolution. It’s time to ask yourself, ‪#‎whomademyclothes? Stay tuned for more Behind the Seams with WS & Co. Ltd. Click to view our Meet the Makers teaser

Redwood Classics Takes No. 3 Position on ASI’s Top 10 List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Ad Specialty Companies

Redwood Classics Takes No. 3 Position on ASI’s Top 10 List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Ad Specialty Companies

Redwood Classics Apparel has once again topped the charts, this time taking the number-three position on the Advertising Specialty Institute’s (ASI) list of the top 10 fastest-growing ad specialty companies in Canada. Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto, Ontario-based promotional apparel company that specializes in goods made in North America, grew nearly 90% between 2012 and […]

Back to our Roots

Back to our Roots

TORONTO, ON, JUNE 16, 2015 – This week, we were thrilled to be featured on Roots TV as one of the apparel stalwart’s longest-standing partners. Celebrating a milestone 25-year partnership with Roots, WS & Co., the Toronto-based factory behind Redwood Classics, has proudly handcrafted for the international retailer for more than two decades. “We understand […]

Kathy Cheng Named Top Trailblazer in Promotional Products Industry

Kathy Cheng Named Top Trailblazer in Promotional Products Industry

ASI’s Counselor Magazine celebrates Redwood Classics Apparel president on their Hot 25 List TORONTO, ON, May 11, 2015 – Kathy Cheng, President of Canadian garment manufacturer Redwood Classics Apparel, has been named by ASI Counselor Magazine as the top trailblazer in the promotional products industry for 2015. The annual Hot 25 list is released by […]

Kathy Cheng Celebrated as a Canadian Business Innovator

Kathy Cheng Celebrated as a Canadian Business Innovator

President of Redwood Classics Apparel to be honoured by JACO at their annual bold thinkers luncheon TORONTO, ON, April 29, 2015 – Kathy Cheng, President of Canadian garment manufacturer Redwood Classics Apparel, has been selected by the Junior Achievement of Central Ontario (JACO) as one of their business innovators for 2015. Billed as an annual […]

Redwood Classics Gives the Marketplace What it Wants

Redwood Classics Gives the Marketplace What it Wants

Making waves once again in the news, Kathy Cheng, her apparel manufacturing company WS & Co., and its promotional apparel division, Redwood Classics, are featured in A Financial Post. Front-row centre of the Entrepreneur section, the story outlines a growing hunger for locally made apparel. Writer April Fong explains, “Consumers are becoming more conscious of where […]

Making It Work in the Pages of Chatelaine

Making It Work in the Pages of Chatelaine

TORONTO, ON, APRIL 2, 2015 – On newsstands now, Chatelaine presents our President, Kathy Cheng, who discusses her life as a Canadian entrepreneur. Featuring insight on how other busy working moms can manage their day-to-day schedules, Kathy explores how she makes it all work. From wearing Redwood Classics Apparel every day to catching up on […]

Going Straight to The Source

Going Straight to The Source

TORONTO, ON, APRIL 2, 2015 – This season, WS & Co. celebrates its long-standing connection with iconic Canadian retailer, Roots, and our factory in-house brand, Redwood Classics Apparel. In the Spring 2015 edition of The Source, a magazine that gives a glimpse into the Roots world, Kathy Cheng is interviewed from the WS & Co. […]

Redwood classics apparel LAUDED  for social responsibility and human rights commitments

Redwood classics apparel LAUDED for social responsibility and human rights commitments

TORONTO, ON, March 5, 2015 – Redwood Classics Apparel is pleased to announce that it has been recognized for superior human rights and social responsibility initiatives by EY in the UN 2014 Global Compact. “At Redwood Classics, we pride ourselves on our commitment to high-quality, hand-crafted apparel that is made on Canadian soil,” says President […]

Our President, Kathy Cheng, is this month's Canadian Business/Profit’s Change Agent

Our President, Kathy Cheng, is this month’s Canadian Business/Profit’s Change Agent

“After the recession, there was a much lower demand for domestic garment production. I became my dad’s business partner then, and we humbly restructured down to 40 people from around 100. Textile-wise, my father has so much experience, but he was never into sales or marketing, and felt that as a manufacturer we always had to […]