Three key shifts in the global apparel industry

Transnational factory groups transform apparel industryThe rise of billion dollar transnational factory giants; the end of the shot-lived Bangladesh era of always lower prices; and the decline of the clothing retail store in the face of e-commerce technology and demographic trends. Read more

Shoppers face tough choices over Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh

It is hard for American shoppers to avoid buying clothes made in unsafe factories abroad, because just about all, or 98%, of clothes sold in the U.S. are made overseas. Also, companies don’t tell consumers if any of their suppliers violate safety standards.

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