News & Announcements
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. […]
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 […]
“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 […]
WS & Co.’s President Spotlights Canadian Apparel on Global Toronto TORONTO, MARCH 20, 2014 – World Mastercard Fashion Week, in conjunction with the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), welcomed both new and established designers alike to discover the benefits of using homegrown apparel manufacturers at the TFI Press and Buyers Brunch on March 19. Kathy Cheng, President […]
On Monday December 16th, The Globe and Mail’s Deirdre Kelly put the spotlight on Kathy Cheng, President of WS & Co./Redwood Classics Apparel, in a story/video series that sheds light on a company keeping garment manufacturing on North American soil. The article, Meet the maker of those made-in-Canada Roots sweatshirts, and video, Inside one of Canada’s few remaining clothing manufacturers, offer an inside […]
Leading North American apparel manufacturer moves to new home this month! WS & Co., parent company of Redwood Classics Apparel, has announced the official date for its upcoming factory move. On December 20th, 2013, the factory will relocate to its new headquarters, a space nearly double its current size. “Having endured in an often-volatile North […]
Clarifying some key inaccuracies For those of you who weren’t able to tune in, CBC recently aired the Redwood Classics episode of The BIG Decision. Although we are thankful for the national brand exposure, after weeks of shooting, the broadcast this week has revealed that the final cut contained factual inaccuracies pertaining to our company’s […]
Today, Redwood Classics Apparel (PPPC #20100301 & ASI # 81627) has pledged its commitment to supporting all those affected by the recent flooding in Southern Alberta. The program, dubbed RW x YYC, is reaching out to current and potential clients to join its Apparel Army by placing an order in the month of July. “Our […]
Our very own Kathy Cheng has been featured as “Woman of the Week” in Women’s Post. Click here to read the article.
WS & Co.’s Kathy Cheng featured on Toronto is Awesome. Homegrown Business celebrates the people in Toronto who are bringing fresh, creative, and quality companies to our communities. From tiny, single-person operations to the big players, we profile our favourite businesses and interview their owners and operators. Click here to view the feature.