Archive: February 2023

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Brands ‘failing to protect workers’ from labour abuse in Myanmar

Global fashion brands are failing to protect the workers who make their clothing in Myanmar from labour and human rights abuses ranging from inhumane working...

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Indonesian trade ministry opens fashion house in Malaysia

Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade is continuing its efforts to improve Indonesia’s fashion exports with the launch of the Nusantara Fashion House in Strand Mall, Malaysia.

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Major investments for Bosnian sock producer

With a daily production of 30,000 pairs of socks, Conita has been working for foreign clients for more than 20 years with its entire production...

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Bulgarian designer discusses international project to reduce waste

Countries worldwide are coming together to fundamentally change systems and practices in fashion because it affects everyone in a much greater way than can be...

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Japanese textile companies consider cutting production in Vietnam

Facing labour cost increases and a low localisation rate, some Japanese textile companies are reported to be considering cutting production in Vietnam.

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Polish fashion brand targets UK in European expansion

Polish clothing brand Reserved is to expand its UK retail footprint as it focuses its “development strategy” on Europe.

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Lingerie chain to open first store in Prague shopping centre

Victoria’s Secret is to open its first store in Prague’s Westfield Chodov shopping centre in May.

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Russian producer acquires knitting and clothing factory

Russian textile producer Aiu-Tekstil aims to become a leading player in the domestic market by acquiring local rivals.

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Sportswear giant shifts production out of China

Cambodia was Adidas’ largest clothing manufacturing country in 2021, overtaking China, as the German sportswear giant appears to be turning to Southeast Asia to fulfil...

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Construction milestone for new PLA biopolymer facility in Thailand

NatureWorks, a manufacturer of low-carbon polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, has held a cornerstone-laying ceremony to celebrate the construction of its new...

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