Archive: June 2023

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Spanish fashion retailer plans phased exit from Myanmar

Following international condemnation of the Myanmar junta’s treatment of clothing workers, Inditex, which makes clothing under the Zara and other global brands, has announced that…

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Turkmen cotton spinning factory exceeds target

The Turkmenabat Cotton Spinning Factory, located in the Lebap region in the east of Turkmenistan, produced 3,395 tonnes of cotton yarn from January–May 2023, with…

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Indonesian apparel start-up closes funding round

Indonesian direct-to-consumer fashion company Claude has announced the closing of its seed funding round.

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Marimekko to launch retail store and website in Singapore

Marimekko is planning to open its first retail location in the ION Orchard mall, Singapore, at the end of September.

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Südwolle officially opens production facilities in Vietnam

Südwolle Group has officially opened its Da Lat Worsted Spinning Mill in Da Lat City, Vietnam, and a new dyehouse in Ninh Thuan province.

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World record for largest T-shirt made in Romania

A new Guinness World Record for the largest T-shirt has been set by record-keeping association Asociatia 11even, Kaufland Romania and Federatia Romana.

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Indonesian textile industry to lay off more workers

More workers are expected to lose their jobs in the Indonesian textile industry later this year as companies face a prolonged slowdown in the export…

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Plans for Bulgarian hand-woven lace business to expand

Odaya Home, which makes luxury bedding with hand-woven lace, has plans to expand its partners and increase sales.

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Promoting silk products to young buyers in Japan, South Korea and Italy

Thailand is embarking on a campaign to promote premium silk products to attract young buyers in Japan, South Korea and Italy.

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Estonian sustainable packaging start-up wins LVMH Innovation Award

Estonian sustainable packaging company Woola was a winner in the Sustainability and Greentech category at the annual LVMH Innovation Award competition in Paris, France.

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