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ReutersBy Doug Palmer WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could soon decide to cut off trade benefits for Bangladesh, in a largely symbolic response to tragedies in the country's garment sector that have cost more than 1,200 lives in the past...
Patriotism isn't easy. Just ask L.A.'s garment makers. Three years after combining their names to create Venley, a company that produces T-shirts and other basics in a downtown Los Angeles factory, onetime fraternity brothers Nick Ventura and Kevin...
ReutersBy Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH, June 6 (Reuters) - As investment in Cambodia's textile industry surges, so is labour unrest, putting pressure on suppliers to the world's big garment brands to raise wages and improve sometimes grim conditions in one of...
Reuters* Minister pledges halt to deadly factory incidents * Official had suggested new money would be provided to relocate buildings * Western brands split over how to improve conditions in garment factories By Ruma Paul and Frank Jack Daniel DHAKA, June...
Private memorial tributes are planned in Oklahoma and Kentucky for Elizabeth Ann Elswick. Born Nov. 11, 1927, in Winchester to Albert G. and Florence Abner Wright, she died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Mercy Health Love County Hospital in Marietta, Okla....
Reuters(Reuters) - British fashion retailer Primark said on Tuesday it would provide short-term financial assistance to all victims and families affected by the collapse of Rana Plaza last month in Bangladesh while the clothing industry continues to formulate...
Years ago, many towns in Somerset County had clothing factories. Local people made clothes for private label brands as well as governmental uniforms. Then the manufacturing jobs were sent overseas, primarily to China, because it was cheaper to make...
Another tragedy at a Bangladesh clothing factory, another announcement by Wal-Mart about additional steps it will take to beef up worker safety, this time by inspecting all of its suppliers' facilities itself. Not that the retailing giant hasn't made real...
Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
Bangladesh's military is ending its search for bodies in the wreckage of an eight-story garment factory building that collapsed last month because no more victims are expected to be found, officials said Monday. Also Monday, the government agreed to...
It seemed like a typical dinner party for the well-heeled set: eight women, some dressed in stilettos and skinny jeans, gabbing over glasses of wine and endive spears with goat cheese at a lavish Hollywood Hills home. But amid the Kate Middleton...
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