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After Myanmar’s Bloody Weekend, Garment Sourcing Is Very Risky Business

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.

Myanmar spiraled further into violence and chaos over the weekend in Yangon, the Southeast Asian nation’s largest city, after security forces killed at least 22 anti-coup protestors and dozens of Chinese-financed factories were vandalized and torched amid a wave of rising anti-Chinese sentiment. Another 16 protestors were killed elsewhere, according to the Assistance Association for…

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