Sweater is a major product category – third in line after T-shirts and bottoms in Bangladesh. However, considering the huge global knitwear market, country’s average annual knitwear export of US $ 12 billion, sweaters constitute more than one-fourth share of the country’s total knitwear items. In a recent visit to the country, Team AOB spoke to a range of sweater manufacturers and exporters to know more about the product and the diverse challenges they are going through in manufacturing, including the workers’ absenteeism, his limited skill set and low on efficiency, besides ‘unethical’ competition. Our ‘Cover Story 2’ gives an in-depth coverage of the just concluded 16th edition of Denim show which witnessed participation of manufacturers and buyers from across 46 countries, including the US, UK, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Egypt, Belgium, China and United Arab Emirates with ‘Sustainable Denims’ being the main highlight of the show. Almost everyone at the Denim Expo, from all segments of the supply chain had much to share on progress they had made in making sustainable denims. Team AOB was at the venue to cover the event live… Under the ‘Exporter Profile’ segment, Impressive Garment (Pvt.) Ltd. finds premier space in the magazine. Starting its journey way back in 1992 with a four-line facility, the company has traversed a long distance to turn into a conglomerate now, with six garment manufacturing facilities and even extending into accessory manufacturing, fabrics and other businesses… Besides the above, current and retail news, technology and fashion trend pages make the magazine worth readable.