Red Sea attacks

Egypt apparel exporters optimistic for H2 despite impact of Red Sea crisis

Egypt, which is a key European nearsourcing hub, has seen shipping rates increase since the Red Sea crisis, and the…

Red Sea crisis explained: What it means for the fashion supply chain

The armed rebel group from Yemen, which calls itself Houthis started targeting ships in the Red Sea in mid November…

Ongoing Red Sea attacks prompt longer term apparel sourcing shifts

Since October 2023, Yemen’s Houthis, a Zaidi Shia Islamist militant group that controls much of northern and western Yemen, have…

Signal: Fashion executives urged to fortify supply chains with M&A

M&A activity focused on fortifying supply chains should be a key tool in the arsenal of fashion executives going into…

Week in review: Navigating elections, geopolitics, minimum wage fallouts

More than 50 countries around the world with a combined population of around 4.2bn will hold national and regional elections…

Supply chain disruption from Red Sea attacks may be costly for fashion firms

Freight companies including MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and CMA CGM Group are avoiding the Suez Canal and Red Sea until the passage…