Why Egypt’s textile sector could not reach to the world level it deserves

Interview with Ilknur Biyik Ahmed Commercial Director at Ministry of Public Sector, Cotton & Textile Industries Holding By: Kohan Textile Journal   1. Please let us know more details about your Biography, experience and background in textile industry and Egypt. I am a Turkish citizen, born and raised in Istanbul where I have also started … More Why Egypt’s textile sector could not reach to the world level it deserves

CmiA launches carbon neutral initiative

The CmiA Carbon Neutral Initiative is a partnership between the Hamburg-based Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF), which founded CmiA, and atmosfair, a non-profit dedicated to climate change mitigation. Its goal is to lay the groundwork for a more environmentally friendly textile supply chain. The Aid by Trade Foundation is pursuing a holistic strategy that prioritizes … More CmiA launches carbon neutral initiative

Sapphire Textile Mills to launch Good Earth collection

Pakistan-based vertically-integrated textile mill, Sapphire Textile Mills, has teamed up with Good Earth Cotton, the world’s first carbon-positive and traceable cotton, to launch a collection of yarns and home interior textiles. The collaboration responds to mounting pressure on the global textile sector to back up its sustainability claims, reduce environmental impact, and take full responsibility … More Sapphire Textile Mills to launch Good Earth collection

Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Nearly half of cut flowers end up in the trash, never making their way to dinner tables or first dates. Florist school in London was supposed to be a dream come true for Irene Purasachit. ‘I’ve always loved flowers, and wanted to work with them – but right away I saw how much waste is … More Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Selfridges owners agree GBP 4 billionn sale to Thailand’s Central Group

Selfridges owners the Weston family have reportedly agreed to sell the luxury department store chain to Thailand’s Central Group. The billionaire family, who are seeking £4 billion for the sale of the business, want to close the deal by the end of this year. ·       Selfridges owners agree deal to sell department store to Thailand’s … More Selfridges owners agree GBP 4 billionn sale to Thailand’s Central Group

Thomas Pink relaunches website for “exciting new era”

By guest author Sahar Nazir from Retail Gazette Thomas Pink relaunches website with “a new look and offer” The retailer closed its website last year after its owner LVMH was trying to sell the business   Thomas Pink has relaunched its website with “a new look and offer” under creative director Dean Gomilsek-Cole.The fashion retailer … More Thomas Pink relaunches website for “exciting new era”