Public is looking a tad more to stores' role in sweatshops

Barrett, Joyce
November 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/27/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 102, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the survey regarding the responsibility of retailers and manufacturers over the condition of sweatshops. Major responsibility on manufacturers; Decline on consumers willingness to shop at a store assisting law enforcement; Less people using the Labor Department's result as basis of their shopping decisions; Preference on stores sharing high ethical standards and fairness.


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