The most-read stories on just-style this week include a rush by apparel brands and retailers to sign the new Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, a report on what the agreement entails, and plans by M&S to shake up its supplier base. 

UPDATE: BANGLADESH: Retailers rush to join fire and building safety accord
Retailers H&MPrimarkC&ATesco and Inditex (operator of the Zara stores) have joined the Fire and Building Safety Agreement, which is intended to improve safety in Bangladeshi garment factories.

M&S shakes up supplier base as part of turnaround efforts
Marks & Spencer is set to shake up its supplier base as part of plans to turn around its fortunes in women's wear through a focus on quality and style.

BANGLADESH: Wage riots force Ashulia factories to close indefinitely
Bangladesh's garment makers are to close all factories in the Ashulia industrial belt near the capital Dhaka for an indefinite period from Tuesday (14 May), due to escalating worker unrest over the last few days.

BANGLADESH: Marks & Spencer joins Safety Accord
Marks & Spencer has become the latest retailer to join the new Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Accord, which is intended to improve safety in the country's garment factories.

What does the new Bangladesh safety accord entail?
Yesterday (13 May) was a big day for the Bangladesh garment industry, with retailers finally signing an agreement to improve fire safety in the country's ready-made garment industry after two years of being caught in a stalemate. But what exactly does the new accord entail? Petah Marian takes a first look.