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Leonie Barrie | 11 Apr 2017

After garments made for KiK were found at each of the factories involved in the apparel industry’s biggest tragedies, the low-cost German clothing chain is on a mission to raise the bar on working conditions within its supply chain. Recent developments include legally binding audits at supplier factories, and the extension of building safety assessments to Pakistan, as Ansgar Lohmann, head of KiK’s Corporate Social Responsibility department, explains.

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Beth Wright | 20 Apr 2018

Christian Haub has now assumed sole executive responsibility of German retail giant Tengelmann Group, which owns low-cost German clothing chain KiK.

Beth Wright | 4 Jul 2017

Discount retailer KiK has taken over 32 German sites of Swiss fashion group Charles Vögele.

Leonie Barrie | 8 Feb 2017

German discount retailer KiK is extending efforts to improve the safety of garment workers in Pakistan by rolling out the first building, electrical and fire prevention assessments at its supplier factories in the country.

Michelle Russell | 8 Feb 2017

German retailer KiK says it has completed its commitment to pay compensation to the survivors and families of workers killed in the Ali Enterprises garment factory fire, Pakistan's worst industrial accident.

Leonie Barrie | 12 Sep 2016

After four years of campaigning and months of negotiations, an agreement has finally been reached to pay compensation of more than US$5m to the survivors and families of workers killed in a fire at the Ali Enterprises garment factory, Pakistan’s worst industrial accident. 

Leonie Barrie | 10 Jun 2016

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to step in to try to speed up the process of delivering compensation for the victims of a deadly clothing factory fire in Pakistan four years ago.

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