Category: Emerging Markets

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Uniqlo completely ceases business in Russia

Uniqlo has completely ceased its business in Russia, with the company terminating lease agreements for premises for its stores, with these outlets now occupied by...

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H&M announces reopening of stores in Ukraine

H&M is believed to be preparing to reopen its stores in Ukraine, despite the ongoing Russian invasion.

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New plant in Bosnia for automotive interior covers

Jifeng Automotive Interior BH, owned by Jifeng Automotive Interior, Germany, has plans for expansion in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Dongjin Textile starts construction of textile factory in Indonesia

South Korean-owned Dongjin Textile has started construction of a textile factory in the Kendal Industrial Park, Central Java, Indonesia, according to local media reports.

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Bulgarian clothing brand seeks funding for growth

Saint Martén, a brand for clothing, accessories and children’s toys created in 2021 by sisters Silvena and Adriana Garelovi, is seeking funding for growth.

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Slovak start-up seeks partnerships to reduce CO2 emissions

Wakivaky, a Slovakia-based start-up, is seeking partnerships to expand its mission in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the atmosphere.

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H&M announces Myanmar exit and investigates labour abuses

Sweden-based H&M says it has taken the decision to “gradually phase out operations” in Myanmar.

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Australian Cotton Vietnam Week strengthens relationships

The Australian Cotton Trade Delegation to Vietnam held a series of activities in Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and Hanoi in August to strengthen the...

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Orders cancelled due to absence of Philippine FTA, industry claims

The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines said a major European apparel brand cancelled its Philippine orders because they are not covered by a...

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Indorama Ventures streamlines wool business in Europe

Thailand-based petrochemicals producer Indorama Ventures (IVL) is streamlining manufacturing at its European wool operations to ensure the long-term sustainability of the business.

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Cambodian clothing factory accused of denying freedom of association

A clothing factory in Cambodia’s Kandal province has been accused of denying freedom of association after a union leader was dismissed, according to the Business...

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Chinese underwear brand opens first overseas store in Singapore

Chinese underwear and loungewear brand Neiwai has opened its first overseas location in Singapore’s Raffles City.

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Al Faro a winner at Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards

Malaysian textile brand Al Faro was crowned a winner at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards (APEA) 2023 Malaysia.

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Bulgarian textile recycling plant goes bankrupt

Humanita, a modern textile recycling plant near Plovdiv, Bulgaria, has closed and a private bailiff is offering it for sale.

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Inditex replacement brands under difficulties in Russia

New stores under the Maag, Ecru, Dub and Vilet brands, which replaced Inditex in the Russian market, will now not open until 2024, according to...

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Estonian designers stage 100-km fashion show

To represent the journey from the Estonian capital Tallinn to the capital of European fashion, Paris, two fashion designers have organised a 100-km catwalk show...

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