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

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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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