just-style's most read stories this week...
The most read stories on just-style this week include Inditex suspending two suppliers after a garment factory fire in Bangladesh killed 7 people, labour rights groups urging buyers to commit to worker safety in the country, and H&M strengthening its cotton commitments.
BANGLADESH: Inditex suspends two suppliers following fire
Spanish retail group Inditex has suspended two suppliers after it appears that they were illegally subcontracted to the Bangladesh factory that burnt down on Saturday, killing seven people.
BANGLADESH: Garment factory fire kills seven workers
At least seven workers were killed and 50 others injured in a fire that raged through an unlicensed garment factory in Dhaka on Saturday (26 January) - just two months after 112 lost their lives in another apparel factory fire in Bangladesh.
UZBEKISTAN: H&M strengthens cotton commitments
Fashion retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz is responding to concerns that Uzbek cotton is getting into its supply chain by forcing suppliers to sign up to new commitments and encouraging one of its suppliers to buy out Korean conglomerate Daewoo.
BANGLADESH: Buyers urged to commit to worker safety
Labour rights groups have stepped up their calls for retailers and brands buying apparel from Bangladesh to take steps to ensure the safety of workers making their clothes.
Colombia clothing sector eyes European market
Colombia's clothing export sector is eyeing Europe as a key market for diversifying its sales away from a reliance on the United States and neighbouring South American countries.
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