Wal-Mart distances itself from fire in Bangladesh

The garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people had been making clothes for Wal-Mart without the giant U.S. retailer's knowledge, Wal-Mart said Monday. ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Nov 27, 2012 - 7:06 AM PST
Reviewed by: Sirajul Islam (review)
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Nov 27, 2012 - 7:08 AM PST

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Nov. 28, 2012

A good Associated Press coverage of the garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people by Farid Hossain and Julhas Alam with contribution from Al Emrun Garjan. The story was filed interviewing diverse stakeholders of the industry, informative and more or less balanced. The news title, can be diferent, however; and some expert opinion could have been enriched the report.

“Today, we have terminated the relationship with that supplier. The fact that this occurred is extremely troubling to us, and we will continue to work across the ... More »

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