Here are last week’s top trending stories on Just Style:

Bangladesh beats target for garment export growth

Bangladesh has booked a 14.3% increase in ready-made garment exports for the first seven months of the year against the same period last year.

Eight challenges for manufacturers in today’s fashion industry

Just Style spoke to manufacturers at the Source Fashion London event on the challenges they face in the ever-changing fashion industry.

Textile industry sustainability remains too fragmented

Recycle and reuse are terms we have become more than familiar with in recent times as the global fashion industry looks to lessen its environmental impact and we are bombarded with initiatives.

Innovative smart fabric responds to changes in temperature

New textiles developed at Aalto University in Finland change shape when heated, propelling the future of smart fabrics.

Gucci launches Circular Hub to drive sustainable manufacturing in Italy

Gucci has launched an innovation platform aimed at accelerating the circular transformation of the Italian fashion industry’s manufacturing model, with the support of Kering.

China, Ethiopia strengthen apparel sector ties with new MOU

China and Ethiopia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an investment and economic cooperation working group, which Dr Sheng Lu tells Just Style could strengthen ties between the countries’ apparel sectors.

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