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Bosnian textile company lays off 40 workers

Textile company Kayak in Kostajnica, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, has dismissed around 40 employees, which the company’s management said was due to a lack...

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A return to Balkan roots for Serbian women's fashion brand

Serbian brand Ivko Woman has gained fame in 26 countries with knitwear of high workmanship and authentic design, complemented by equally high-quality ready-to-wear products.

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Japanese garment companies to relocate from China

Southeast Asia’s clothing sector has received a boost as some big Japanese garment companies are making plans to shift their manufacturing and procurement bases from...

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Eco-friendly fashion label is transforming maternity wear

Czech brand Wo-mum has designed a range of multifunctional nursing tops and dresses that flatter during and after pregnancy, as well as flexible bottoms and...

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Tesco and Intertek face claims of forced labour at Thai clothing factory

A landmark legal case is being brought by clothing workers against British retailer Tesco and social auditing firm Intertek for negligence and against Tesco for...

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Bulgarian sock producer enters North American market

Bulgarian sock producer Stinky Socks has received financing worth €150,000 (US$160,000) from Vitosha Venture Partners, which has allowed it to increase production by more than...

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Turkish textile and clothing brands plan Russian expansion

Turkey-based Eroglu Holding, which owns the Colin’s brand, is accelerating its expansion into the Russian market with the planned opening of up to 17 stores...

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Thousands of Philippine clothing workers laid off

In the largest retrenchment last year in the Philippines, 4,485 workers in the Mactan Export Processing Zone and the Cebu Light Industrial Park, both located...

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Hungarian fashion brand opens first store

Hungarian fashion brand Aeron, which was founded in 2012 by fashion designer Eszter Áron, has opened its first store in Budapest.

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Cambodian government ‘used pandemic to restrict unions’

The Cambodian government used the Covid-19 pandemic to block the right to strike in the country’s garment industry, jail union activists and restrict union formation,...

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