The Dispatch

A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse, Western retailers are pushing for safer environments for Bangladeshi workers. | {NY Times}

As we move towards a more equal society, pay gaps still exist—within occupations. | {NY Times}

“On the way to high street domination,” founders of New York retailer Opening Ceremony team up with Urban Outfitters CEO, Glen Senk, as an investor. Opening Ceremony will continue to stock high end street wear brands, but the NY label’s next step is focusing on their in-house brand’s expansion. | {The Telegraph}

Up to 30,000 factory workers at a Chinese supplier for Adidas and Nike are on strike. Unlike the last strike focused on wage increases, the current strike is centered around the “what ifs” that come with a factory closing, relocating, or changing ownership. | {the guardian}

A 90’s fashion resurgence is in full swing with the comeback of the miniskirt. | {WSJ}

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