SOURCING: Caution is key when buying from Bangladesh
Western brands and retailers whose orders have been caught up in last week's violent protests by garment workers in Bangladesh will no doubt take some comfort from news that hundreds of garment factories have now reopened for business. But their relief is likely to be short-lived unless the issues at the core of this long-term and simmering unrest - an increase in the national minimum wage and better working conditions - are addressed.
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