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Turkey textile and clothing makers under pressure

With diplomatic tensions mounting between Turkey and Russia over the downing of the Russian Su-24 jet fighter plane on 24 November, there ar...

Jordan garment sector strong amid regional unrest

Jordan's US$1.34bn garment sector continues to expand despite the turmoil in much of the Middle East, with growth forecast at 10% in 2015. Y...

Navigating a turbulent sourcing landscape

Apparel brands, retailers and suppliers are having to navigate an increasing number of supply chain challenges in order to operate in a more...

Updated EU-Turkey customs union urged as priority

Modernisation of the European Union (EU) and Turkey's 20-year-old customs union should be made a priority, trade association Euratex has sai...

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Syrian refugee children found in Turkish factories 1 Feb 2016

Michelle Russell

Fashion retailers Next Plc and H&M have admitted to finding Syrian refugee children working in their supplier factories in Turkey, prompting calls for other brands to take a closer look at their supply chains to take action to ensure minors are not being exploited.


Turkey's Boyner streamlines product development 19 Jan 2016

Leonie Barrie

Leading Turkish retailer Boyner Group is streamlining the design and development of its multi-category fashion retail collections with a collaborative digital solution that is helping accelerate speed to market.


Egypt exporters find way round air cargo ban 11 Jan 2016

Paul Cochrane

Egyptian clothing companies that were restricted from using air cargo for exports to North America are getting around the ban.


Denim group Isko innovates for new season 3 Dec 2015

Michelle Russell

Turkey-based denim manufacturer Isko has extended its portfolio of fabrics and finishes with a new seasonal range. 


Textile leaders to gather at Texprocess Istanbul 26 Oct 2015

Katie Smith

The third edition of Texworld Istanbul, which is set to take place next month, will also feature apparel products for the first time. 


Union victory at Mulberry supplier in Turkey 20 Oct 2015

Leonie Barrie

A nine-month dispute at a Turkish supplier of handbags and purses for the British luxury brand Mulberry has come to an end after the factory agreed to allow workers to organise a union.

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