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Fashion brands' cancellation of £2.4bn orders ‘catastrophic' for Bangladesh

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Garment workers left ‘abandoned' by move to cut losses in wake of coronavirus crisis by retailers including Primark and Edinburgh Woollen Mill Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage More than a million Bangaldeshi garment workers have been sent home without pay or have lost their jobs after western clothing brands cancelled or suspended £2.4bn of existing orders in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic, according to data from the Bangladeshi and Garment Exporters Association. Primark and the Edinburgh Woollen Mill are among retailers that have collectively cancelled...
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