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Turkish Currency Crisis a Tourist Boon

The rapid devaluation of the lira led to lines at luxury outposts.

Turkey’s Modanisa Site Plans ‘Modest Fashion Week’ in London

The first Modest Fashion Week is planned for London in April to further tap into the growing market for…

Turkey Courts Middle East Visitors as Terror Attacks Hit Tourism

Travel agencies are looking for new markets as tourism officials estimate revenue fell 14 percent in 2016.

Turkey’s Desa Plots International Expansion Amid Turmoil at Home

The leather goods specialist wishes to skirt political turmoil at home and market its in-house brand.

Istanbul Fashion Week Animates Morose Retail Climate

The five-day fair aimed to reduce security fears and kick-start the troubled textiles trade.

Turkey Remains Chaotic After Coup, Severe Economic Impact Seen

Travel restrictions, uncertainties surrounding the plot and steps that the government was likely to take to…

Turkey Reels After Deadly Istanbul Airport Attacks

The country's retail and tourism sectors were already ailing prior to Tuesday's attacks, which claimed 41…

Talking the Artistic Connection in Istanbul

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Parker Posey, Anton Corbijn and more turn out for the Istanbul Arts and Culture…

Bomb Explosion Occurs in Istanbul’s Garment District

The bomb, which killed 11 and injured 36, put Istanbul's textile trade further on edge.

Turkish Industry Moves to Deal With Refugee Crisis

The Union of Turkish Textile and Ready Wear Exporters and Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management have set…

Weighing Business Impact of Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Experts believe the crisis will have little impact on consumer behavior in the short-term, but might if it…

Istanbul Preps for Its Fashion Spotlight

The city is capitalizing on that heritage to draw global fashion trendsetters for the fifth annual…