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Fashion is deadly

Don’t get me wrong, I love fashion, I love shopping, better said I am a shopaholic. While I know that there are people working in such horrible circumstances, because of the clothes I buy. 182 more words

Eco-Fashion Friday

Ahhh, the end of another short week. Here’s a roundup of this week’s eco-fashion news!

Sustainable Fashion

How much does your $14 T-shirt really cost?

After yet another tragic factory accident (can we really call them accidents anymore?) in Bangladesh yesterday, we must ask ourselves is saving $5 really worth it? 44 more words

What's Good

Social media misses the mark when it matters

By Mike Flanagan

It’s hard to follow any real news story these days without stumbling over some hokery about how important social media has been at influencing events. 444 more words


Here are the differences between the US and European retailer plans to make Bangladeshi factories safer

On July 10, 17 American retailers and clothing manufacturers—including Wal-Mart, Gap, and JC Penney—announced a pact to improve safety conditions at garment factories in Bangladesh. The initiative is seen as a rival to  119 more words

The Gap is back in fashion but it sees the weakening yen as a problem

The numbers: Good. Clothing retailer Gap reported a 43% jump in net income, beating expectations. Net sales increased by 7% to $3.7 billion. But analysts had forecast higher annual profits than Gap’s estimate of at least $2.52 in earnings per share. 205 more words

Gap thinks its consumers are idiots

Gap thinks its consumers are idiots. It says it will sign the Bangladesh Fire Safety Agreement with one small change: the removal of the provision that makes the Agreement… 825 more words