Archive: November 2022


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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Mango expands with new store opening in Singapore

With more than 10 points of sale in Singapore, after integrating four former franchise stores last April, Barcelona, Spain-based fashion company Mango has opened a...

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Launch of textile sustainability programme in Malaysia

Malaysian nanotechnology services company NanoTextile has launched a textile and fashion sustainability programme called Nanotextile360ᵒ.

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New textile plant in Rogatica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Textile company Mraz of Pale has opened a new production facility in Rogatica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which will employ 35 workers.

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Bulgarian clothing sector faces lack of workers

There are currently around 20,000 unfilled jobs in the Bulgarian clothing industry.

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Name change for Cambodian clothing employers’ association

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has changed its name to the Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC).

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IKEA investigates forced labour claims in Belarus

Swedish-owned furniture and homewares retailer IKEA is investigating claims that some of its products, including table linen, curtains and towels, were produced under forced labour...

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Mothercare considers transfer of Russian business to local partner

The UK-based Mothercare chain, which announced its withdrawal from the Russian market several months ago, is looking to transfer its Russian business, considering JamilCo, its...

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Estonian start-up takes e-commerce platform to emerging markets

Estonian-founded start-up Yaga has raised more than €2m in venture capital for its social e-commerce platform, which aims to bring the digital approach to second-hand...

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