Archive: May 2023


Guess believed to have reacquired share of Russian business

US fashion label Guess has reportedly reacquired its stake from its Russian partner.

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Lithuanian consumers embrace sustainable fashion

Clothing swaps are becoming more popular in Lithuania, with organisers saying such events encourage sustainable living and awareness of the environmental impact of fast fashion,...

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Fast Retailing denies reports of Uniqlo exit from Russia

Fast Retailing has denied media speculation that its Uniqlo brand would be exiting Russia more than a year on from when it first suspended operations...

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Viscose fibre producer accused of deforestation links in Indonesia

Royal Golden Eagle, one of the world’s largest producers of viscose fibres, has been accused of “hidden links” to a huge new pulp mill under...

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Turkish textile producer to open factory near Plovdiv

Turkey’s Turkuaz Tekstil is to open a factory at the beginning of the summer in the Trakia Economic Zone, close to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, where it...

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PTRI to establish more bamboo textile fibre innovation hubs

The Philippine Textile Research Institute will establish at least three more Bamboo Textile Fibre Innovation Hubs until 2024, adding to the current three hubs.

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Acrylic fibre from Thailand with 75% recycled content

A recycled acrylic fibre made by Thai Acrylic Fibre that contains 75% recycled content has been certified to the Global Recycled Standard and is said...

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Lack of capital forces Cambodian factory closure

After two years of supporting its workers through the pandemic, Australia-based denim fashion producer Outland Denim has closed one of its two Cambodian factories.

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Swedish firm to open medical mattress factory in Latvia

Swedish medical mattress producer Care of Sweden plans to start production at a new factory in Liepāja, Latvia, at the end of this year.

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Vietnam's textile and clothing sector cautious for 2023

Businesses in Vietnam’s textile and clothing sector are being cautious in their business plans for this year amid diminishing demand and rising inventory.

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