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Indian Supplier to Walmart, Carter’s Accused of ‘Slave Labor’

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.

One of India’s largest manufacturers of baby and children’s wear has been accused of treating its employees as “bonded laborers” in the aftermath of a violent clash with police that ended with the arrest of more than 170 migrant workers on Christmas. But headlines that blamed the workers at Kitex Garments, a Kerala-based supplier to…

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