Thursday, 2 May 2013

News: Joe Fresh & Loblaw Comment on Bangladesh Tragedy

Canadian fast fashion brand Joe Fresh and its retail partner Loblaw commented on last week’s tragic garment factory collapse in Bangladesh which killed over 300 people. Joe Fresh was confirmed as one of the brands being produced at the factory.

Galen G. Weston, executive chairman of Loblaw, said the retailer will be working to help improve worker safety and pledged compensation for victim’s families. Weston noted that only two companies (Loblaw and UK retailer Primark, both controlled by the Weston family) out of  30 brands manufactured at the factory initially acknowledged their presence there. Loblaw also confirmed that Joe Fresh will continue to manufacture product in Bangladesh.
[Image via Joe Fresh]