Archive: December 2023

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Next stage in Cambodian textile waste project

German development agency GIZ and Global Fashion Agenda have outlined the next steps in their initiative designed to restructure the apparel waste sector in Cambodia…

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Benefits of contracting in BiH for foreign companies

The textile sector is one of the traditional industries in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), and one of the main operating models is the so-called “lohn…

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Bulgarian fashion academy’s Golden Pin Awards

As part of the Academy of Fashion’s Golden Pin Awards 2023, the prestigious Designer of the Year award was presented to Radostina Dolapchieva, already a…

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Estonian wool sustainable packaging maker raises €2.5m

Estonian start-up Woola, which makes sustainable packaging from wool, has raised €2. 5m (US$2. 7m) to work on creating protective packaging to replace plastic.

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Lidl to leave Myanmar by 2025

German international discount retailer chain Lidl said it will “gradually withdraw” its clothing production from Myanmar as part of a responsible exit by 2025.

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Vietnamese fashion collection combines imported and local fabrics

A fashion show with the theme “The Edge of Elegance” was held in Hoi An, Vietnam, on 10 December.

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Hungarian initiative transforms waste and lives with disabled staff

A group of disabled artisans in Hungary is spearheading a transformative initiative by turning textile waste into a catalyst for change.

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Japanese clothing retailer to check Indonesian factory for abuse risk

Japanese business clothing retailer Aoyama Trading was due to perform a due diligence check in December at an Indonesian factory to mitigate the risk of…

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New CEO for Singapore Fashion Council

Zhang Ting Ting has been appointed Singapore Fashion Council chief executive officer, having previously served as director of sustainability for the past months.

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Steady growth of fashion business in Russia

The fashion business in Russia is steadily growing, which is reflected by the increasing demand for specialists to launch new clothing ranges and new fashion…

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