Archive: 2022

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Better Cotton launches incentive programme in Uzbekistan

The Better Cotton Initiative has launched a new programme in Uzbekistan as it looks to further promote the environmental and social benefits of sustainable agricultural…

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Coated veil line in Poland for Saint-Gobain Adfors

With the aim of increasing capacity and achieving more flexibility with larger and wider rolls, Saint-Gobain Adfors has invested in a new, more efficient and…

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Cambodia explores new markets for clothing, footwear and travel goods

Cambodia is aiming to expand its garment, footwear and travel goods (GFT) export market in its bid to remain competitive in the industry, especially in…

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Social responsibility award for Bulgarian sock producer

Sofia, Bulgaria-based Kingly has received the Socially Responsible Strategic Management Award 2022 at a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Labour & Social Policy in…

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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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