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Jordan garment sector makes progress on compliance

Working conditions in Jordan’s garment sector are continuing to make "important progress," according to a new report, but a lot remains to b...

Turkey textile & clothing exporters remain bullish

At first glance, the future looks bright for the Turkish economy in general, and the textile and garment manufacturing sector in particular....

Surge in Egyptian clothing production and exports

With greater political and economic stability returning to Egypt nearly seven years after the uprising that overthrew President Hosni Mubara...

Africa waking up to apparel sourcing opportunities

African governments are waking up to the fact that the continent could be a 'new frontier' for garment sourcing, export associations and man...

Latest Interviews

Innovation the name of the game for Delta Galil CEO 7 Mar 2018

Joe Charlaff

If there is a quality that gives many Israeli companies an edge internationally, it is innovation. And this trait certainly runs through the work of Israeli apparel major Delta Galil, as CEO Isaac Dabah tells just-style in an exclusive interview.

Bagir CEO says suit-maker is back on track – Interview 28 Nov 2016

Leonie Barrie

Exactly 12 months into his role as chief executive of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group, and Eran Itzhak is in a buoyant mood. The business is debt-free for the first time in nearly a decade, has refocused its manufacturing base on Ethiopia, Egypt and Vietnam, and is fighting back with new products and a return to innovation.

Latest News

Bagir agrees strategic partnership with Shandong Ruyi 3 Sep 2018

Michelle Russell

Israeli tailored clothing maker Bagir has agreed terms with Shandong Ruyi Technology for the leading Chinese textile group to take a 54% stake in the company.

Egypt to invest $1.3bn to modernise textile sector 30 Aug 2018

Michelle Russell

The Egyptian Government has set out plans to invest around EGP24bn (US$1.34bn) in modernising the state-owned textile sector.

Turkey textile and raw material exports grow 8% in H1 23 Aug 2018

Michelle Russell

Turkey saw exports of its textiles and raw materials increase by 8% in the first half of 2018 to reach US$5.3bn.

Yesim Textile pilots new joint auditing model 17 Aug 2018

Leonie Barrie

Yesim Textile, one of Turkey’s leading vertically-integrated manufacturers of knit products for US and European retailers, has been piloting a new joint auditing model where brands supervise their suppliers under a single social compliance audit.

Delta Galil acquisition costs weigh on Q2 earnings 16 Aug 2018

Michelle Russell

Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has reaffirmed its full year outlook, despite booking a drop in earnings and relatively flat sales in its second quarter.

Decent jobs and skills key to Jordan garment growth 3 Aug 2018

Michelle Russell

Quality job creation, sustainable and inclusive growth, and the need for more women in leadership positions in the workforce are all required in order to drive Jordan's garment sector forward, industry leaders have said.

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