Our feet are firmly planted in England’s rugby pitches
Fran and Steve first met playing rugby at Loughborough PE College, and both went on to earn their first caps for England by 1973. By 1980, they’d both been on prestigious England tours across the world, and were part of Bill Beaumont’s Grand Slam team!
1987 - Cotton Traders was founded
From a tiny office at the back of Altrincham railway station, the guys risked everything with their first advert in the Sunday paper – an ad known as The White Story that became one of the most successful adverts in the history of ‘off the page’.