Turkey aims to export apparel worth $25 bn in 5 years

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Pexels Turkey aims to increase its apparel exports by 50 per cent in 2018 and has a target of reaching $25 billion in export income in the next 5 years, as per the Turkish Clothing Manufacturer’s Association (TGSD). In the last couple of years, clothing industry in Turkey has been stable in terms of […]

Turkish brand Avva expects 30-35% growth in 2018

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Avva Turkish fashion brand Avva expects a 30-35 per cent growth in 2018 and plans to operate 200 stores by opening 100 new stores in domestic and global markets by 2022, according to its president Volkan Atik. Avva has 70 domestic and 30 international stores and its products are sold in around 3,000 corners […]

Turkish brand Avva expects 30-35% growth in 2018

2018/07 05 05:07

Courtesy: Avva Turkish fashion brand Avva expects a 30-35 per cent growth in 2018 and plans to operate 200 stores by opening 100 new stores in domestic and global markets by 2022, according to its president Volkan Atik. Avva has 70 domestic and 30 international stores and its products are sold in around 3,000 corners […]

Turkish unions want living wage in textile-garment sector

2018/06 17 15:06

Textile, garment and leather sector unions in Turkey have pledged their support to the worldwide initiative called ‘Action, Collaboration, Transformation’ (ACT) led by IndustriALL Global Union, brands and retailers to achieve living wages. This commitment was announced recently in Istanbul where the stakeholders met to discuss ACT’s implementation in Turkey. Teksif, Öz Iplik Is, Disk/Tekstil […]

Kordsa opens additional line for yarn in Izmit, Turkey

2018/01 07 08:01

Courtesy: Kordsa Global Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement, and composite technologies in a wide geography from America to Asia Pacific, has opened an additional line in Izmit, Turkey to increase polyester yarn capacity by 7 thousand tons on December 19, 2017. Kordsa also opened a “polypropylene monofilament” line in the field of construction reinforcement. […]

Suteks Group to bring Dutch clothing brand Braez to Turkey

2017/12 21 08:12

Turkey’s Suteks Group, which acquired the Dutch Braez brand two years ago, plans to bring the clothing retailer to the country, according to group founder Nur Ger. Braez has 250 stores abroad, together with other Turkish brands. Established in 1986 in Istanbul, Suteks produces and exports high-end fashion apparel to Europe and the United States. […]

Exhibitors getting ready for FESPA Eurasia 2017

2017/12 03 16:12

Exhibitors will present latest technology, equipment and applications to the region’s print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers at the FESPA Eurasia 2017 to be held during December 7-10, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. Visitors will have access to over 150 exhibitors showcasing products and solutions across screen, digital and textile printing and signage. Print service providers […]

Turkish invisible fabric awaits ministry nod for export

2017/11 23 06:11

A Turkish invisible fabric that radars and thermal cameras cannot detect will soon be available for sale to member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Developed by the Sun Textile and Research Development Centre, the fabric passed tests by the Turkish Armed Forces, and is now awaiting approval from the defence ministry for […]

Turkey’s annual textile, apparel exports approach $30 bn

2017/11 16 04:11

Turkey's annual textile and apparel exports figure is approaching $30 billion, while $7.5 billion of this amount comes from Merter, an apparel manufacturing district in Istanbul that exports such products to 215 countries, according to the Merter Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MESIAD). Around 10,000 stores there employ nearly 100,000 people. All medium and large textile […]