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Asos, New Look Nixed Plans to Expand UK Manufacturing After Leicester Trip

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Fashion retailers Asos and New Look had harbored ambitions expanding U.K. production but quietly shelved plans to employ more Leicester, England, factories after a fact-finding mission uncovered unsafe and possibly illegal conditions, according to reports that have reemerged in the wake of alleged worker exploitation by ultra-fast-fashion brand Boohoo. In 2017, Asos CEO Nick Beighton…

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