Archive: 2012


H&M under fire as Swedish television unearths production scandal

A documentary revealing the miserable conditions faced by Cambodian factory workers producing goods for the fashion retailer H&M was aired on Swedish national television on...

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Sparta starts exports to New Zealand

After a year of negotiations, Sparta, one of Lithuania’s largest sock and hosiery manufacturers, has started exports of sports socks to New Zealand.

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Thai clothing exports decline 10% in H1

In the first half of 2012, Thai clothing exports reached US$1. 48bn, a year-on-year fall of 10.

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Better Factories Cambodia to keep brands accountable for poverty wages

A new report from the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and Community Legal Education Centre (CLCE) has evaluated a decade of Better Factories Cambodia (BFC).

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Russia's worsted fabric sector on the verge of collapse

The Russian worsted fabric sector is on the verge of collapse amid the ever growing volumes of imports from abroad and the lack of state...

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Wendre buys factory in China

Estonian home textile producer Wendre has become the sole owner of a sewing factory in Wuxi, China, that has been closed for a year and...

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