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Alvanon and Select Research launch new Shape GB infant size survey data and fit tools

pressrelease Alvanon and Select Research launch new Shape GB infant size survey data and fit tools New measurement data and technical fit tools...

Children's Sizing Report Launch

Alvanon, & Select Research to launch Shape GB Children’s Sizing Report and technical fit mannequins Result of major collaboration wit...

Select makes valuable contribution to Sizing book.

Last Friday saw the release of the industry handbook on ‘Size and Fit’ produced by the ASBCI. Richard Barnes, MD of Select Research and Pr...

Tesco and M&S back survey of children's clothing sizes

UK— The second phase of a national survey of children’s clothes sizes is about to begin, looking at babies and toddlers. The research...

UK: National size survey extends to pre-school children

Leading high street clothing retailers Tesco and Marks & Spencer are sponsoring the latest phase of a national sizing survey that will for the first t...

director-e.com

Richard Barnes, as quoted in director-e: "The apparel industry has traditionally relied on manual measurement as a benchmark for tailoring and fi...

Richard Barnes presenting

Richard Barnes presents at the ASBCI Conference

Richard Barnes presents at The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI) - Interactive Sizing & Fashion Technology Workshop. ...

Survey sees bodies in all dimensions

30 September 2011 Physios could benefit from access to a wealth of data collected for the recently completed National Childrenswear Survey. More ...

3D measurement of children and the implications for industry

The Ergonomist

3D measurement of children and the implications for industry Richard Barnes & Dr Russell Marshall

The Mirror: 'Children are bigger than previous generations'

The Mirror report on the results published from The National Childrenswear Survey, Shape GB. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/04/14/c...

14th April 2011- BBC Coverage:Children 'have wider waists now than in 1978'

The BBC report on the findings of Shape GB, The National Childrenswear Survey. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13066252 ...

CBBC Newsround- 'Children are getting bigger, survey finds'

CBBC Newsround report on the results of the National Childrenswear Survey, Shape GB. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_9450000/newsid_945790...

"Clothing survey fuels development of childhood obesity index"

Research Magazine report on the sucess so far of The National Childrenswear survey and the effect the research will have on measuring childhood obesit...

Birmingham Post report on 'Kids' Size Survey'

The Birmingham Post report on the next phase of Shape GB at Aston University.  

Hertfordshire.com report on the Herts phase of ShapeGB

Hertfordshire.com,  the web's essential guide to Herts have reported on ShapeGB and the current phase taking pace at the University of Hertfordshire. ...

BBC Three Counties Report on Launch of the next Phase of Shape GB in Herts

BBC Three Counties radio report on the launch of the next phase of Shape GB at the University of Herts. Mentions of the research are at approx 1hr7...

Wilmslow High School BBC School News Report on Shape GB

As part of the BBC News School Report project two students from Wilmslow High School conducted an interview with a young person who took part in Shape...

BBC Leicester "Sizing Up Our Kids" - Radio Interview

In anticipation of the next stage of Shape GB in Loughborough the BBC speak to Dr Russell Marshall regarding the project. Please click on the below...

Manchester Metropolitan University

"Shape GB off to good start"

Manchester Metropolitan University comment on the success of the launch of Shape GB at their Hollings Campus and call for more people to get involved....

BBC Manchester "Children changing shape" - Video Clip

BBC Manchester feature a video following last night's launch of the Manchester phase of the Shape GB research. Please click on the below link to vi...

Newsround

CBBC Newsround - "Scanning scheme will size up kids"

CBBC's Newsround programme reports on the Shape GB research prior to a piece on this evening's show at 5.05pm. Please click on the below link to se...

"Kids help size up shape of things to come"

Manchester Evening News article commenting on the upcoming scanning taking place in the Hollings Faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University. The ar...

"National Sizing Survey Changing Shape of UK's children"

Manchester Metropolitan University announce the research that is due to take place at their Hollings Faculty in Fallowfield. Please click on below ...

"UK: National children’s wear survey launched"

www.just-style.com a website focusing on global industry news, market research and analysis for the apparel, textile and footwear sectors have feature...

"Retailers to see how UK kids measure up"

Research Magazine online feature a story regarding the retailers and their research into childrens' changing shapes through the use of 3D body scanner...

"Select Gets the Measure of British Kids"

News of the Shape GB project led by Select Research has featured on MrWeb. MrWeb is the  world's busiest daily news and jobs service for market resear...

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