Edinburgh Woollen Mill denies mislabelling scarves as 100% cashmere
A BAN on reporting the trial of Edinburgh Woollen Mill, which is accused of mislabelling scarves as 100% cashmere, has been overturned despite the firm's concerns about publicity in the run-up to Christmas.
The national chain, based in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, denies falsely claiming scarves were pure cashmere on two occasions in 2014.
It is vigorously challenging the testing process used by the prosecution.
The alleged offences, brought under the Textile Products (Labelling and Fibre Composition) Regulations 2012, are said to have taken place at the company's store in Church Place,... read more