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Profits vs. Poverty: Fashion Brands Prosper as Factory Sewers Starve

COVID-19 recovery is on the horizon but the pandemic's impact on sustainability, retail, product development and consumer buying patterns means the denim industry must evolve. Join Rivet on April 20th at 11 am ET for the COVID, One Year Later roundtable.

Many fashion purveyors are prospering. Their workers, on the other hand, are experiencing the pains of poverty. One year into a global pandemic that has upended all semblance of normalcy, the divide between the world’s biggest apparel brands and the upstream labor responsible for their products grows even more stark. In eight factories across Bangladesh,…

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