Archive: April 2024


Lithuania-based second-hand fashion seller moves into profit

Vinted, the Lithuania-based online marketplace for second-hand fashion, has reported a 61% rise in sales, reaching nearly €600m (US$650m) in 2023 compared with €370m (US$401m)…

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Strengthening Vietnamese ties with Australian wool

In April, a delegation from WoolProducers Australia, which represents Australian woolgrowers, travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to launch the roadmap for early-stage wool processing…

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Serbian textile collection and recycling project

In 2010, the Women’s Center of Užice designed the innovative Retex textile collection and recycling centre.

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Aglika: Bulgarian family success and development

In the history of the Petkovi family and their Aglika factory, the destinies of several generations of textile engineers and the economic rise of Bulgaria’s…

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Thai scholar invites young designers to ride on ‘elephant pants’ wave

“Elephant pants” that have become a popular item among Thais and foreign tourists are a good example of the integration of textile knowledge and design…

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Uzbek textile industry faces challenges

As a result of investments and new technologies, productivity in Uzbekistan has increased more than four-fold over the past seven years.

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Baltic fashion explored at Riga Fashion Week

The spring session of Riga Fashion Week took place from 8–11 April under the motto “Fashion is art” and continued the theme of ethics and…

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Russian clothing importer to produce childrenswear

JamilCo, an importer of Western textiles and clothing, is launching its own production of children’s clothing in Russia.

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Hyosung TNC to build bio-BDO factory in Vietnam

Hyosung TNC has received investment approval from the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Provincial Government to build a bio-butanediol (bio-BDO) plant in southern Vietnam.

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