Top stories this week on just-style include how there is potential for Bangladesh to capture the Chinese market, US President Donald Trump speaks favourably about using taxes and tariffs to boost the nation's economy, Myanmar forms a committee to discuss minimum wage, and Adidas unveils a "revolutionary" marathon shoe.

Bangladesh apparel sector faces up to challenges

With the global garment market still growing fast, Bangladesh needs to seize the so-called 'China-plus' opportunity while penetrating new markets and diversifying its products, a Dhaka conference has heard.

Gap working to gain market share and speed progress

Gap Inc has admitted progress has been slower than expected, despite some bright spots in its last fiscal, as the US speciality clothing retailer looks to rebuild, get its product back on track, and utilise what it says is a "significant" opportunity to gain market share.

Trump advocates form of tax at the border

US President Donald Trump has again spoken favourably about using taxes and tariffs to boost the nation's economy, but has fallen short of providing specifics as to what such a plan would look like.

Myanmar forms new minimum wage committee

Myanmar's garment industry will have its say on new proposals to revise the country's minimum wage through the formation of a new committee set up by the country's government.

Adidas unveils "revolutionary" marathon shoe

German sportswear giant Adidas has revealed the first step in its ambitious Sub2 programme - a "revolutionary" marathon shoe, designed to take athletes below the two-hour barrier.