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Will H&M make good on its "living wage" promise?

Nov 28, 2013
Clothing-retailer H&M has said it's drafting a plan to pay its textile worker a "living wage" by 2018.
Posted In: garment factory, clothing, international, retailer

Social media focuses teen shoppers on clothing items, not brands

Nov 19, 2013
Sites like Pinterest and Instagram inspire young shoppers to mix and match. That's putting pressure on teen mall-store brands.
Posted In: clothing, Retail, social media, #ootd

New campaign to help Bangladeshi workers

Oct 22, 2013
Six months after a factory collapse killed 1,100 people, there's a new international effort to help improve working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
Posted In: Bangladesh, labor, clothing

Will U.S. clothing firms change on Bangladesh?

Jul 10, 2013
Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing, globalization, manufacturing

Is your dress looking at me?

Jun 25, 2013
Designer Ying Gao has created dresses that are embedded with eye-tracking technology.
Posted In: fashion, clothing, Tech

Wearing the wrong bra size? Jockey has a $60 solution for you

May 31, 2013
Oprah can vouch for it: an estimated 8 in 10 women wear the wrong bra size. So underwear stalwart Jockey spent eight years developing the solution: a $60 bra that comes in 55 sizes.
Posted In: bra, jockey, clothing

Where were your clothes made? (Map)

May 30, 2013
A map of where our Twitter followers said their clothes were made.
Posted In: clothing, Bangladesh, Fair trade

Will the Bangladesh factory disaster help U.S. labor organize?

May 30, 2013
Walmart employees and other low-wage workers hope the spotlight on U.S. companies in Bangladesh galvanizes support for their campaigns at home.
Posted In: unions, Bangladesh, low-wage work, clothing, labor

A solution to a garment industry crisis?

May 28, 2013
The solution to garment industry worker abuses could lay in the hands of an unexpected retailer.
Posted In: Bangladesh, labor, clothing, factory

In Bangladesh, workers react and protest

May 13, 2013
The Bangladesh government makes it easier for garment workers to join trade unions. But will that spark the change factor workers are hoping for?
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing, manufacturing

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