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August 2019

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Hong Kong has held a very strategic position for the textile and apparel industry for many decades. It was considered as the ‘window’ to business with China and a regional hub for international buyers to set up their buying offices to monitor and develop sourcing in the region. Two names from Bangladesh that are now global leaders in their domain – Epic Group and Must Garment Corporation Limited – are among these entrepreneurs who took the challenge and emerged successful. Team Apparel Online Bangladesh meets heads of both these companies at their headquarters in Hong Kong to understand where the new directions are leading them…

Small towns in India have become the new go-to destinations for the retail sector. Sensing this big opportunity, Raymond has introduced the mini store format – Mini TRS (The Raymond Shop) – especially for these markets. Mohit Dhanjal, Director – Retail, Raymond, in a tête-à-tête with Team AOB reveals the success formula behind the success of Mini TRS in a short span of time.

Bangladesh’s market diversification efforts have paid off as its exports to non-traditional markets marked a significant growth. The data released by the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) shows that country’s apparel exports to non-traditional markets have posted a sharp growth by 21.77 per cent in the just concluded FY.


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