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Research Dissects Effects of Brand Buying Practices on Worker Wellbeing

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Poor purchasing practices by brands and retailers during the pandemic have had a knock-on effect on suppliers and their workers, increasing management stress, jeopardizing job security and driving a decline in productivity, a new report has found. While many buyer purchasing practices were “problematic” even before the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Better Buying Institute,…

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