Walmart faces new factory disaster in Bangladesh
Walmart and other retailers are facing renewed criticism over their global sourcing practices following another factory disaster in Bangladesh.
Reuters is reporting that a block of garment factories and shops collapsed in Savar, 20 miles outside Dhaka, on Wednesday, killing 251 people and injuring more than a thousand. According to the report, an unknown number of the more than 3,000 people who work at the factory remain trapped inside. For more information, go to:
In November of last year, a fire broke out in a Bangladesh-based factory being used by a Walmart supplier that left 112 people dead.