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Marks and Spencer's, Next, Ralph Lauren, DKNY, GAP, Converse, Banana Republic, Land's End, Levi's. And so the list of brands go on and on.

This article titled “Sweatshops are still supplying high street brands” was written by Madeleine Bunting, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 28th April 2011 06.00 UTC

Marks and Spencer’s, Next, Ralph Lauren, DKNY, GAP, Converse, Banana Republic, Land’s End, Levi’s. And so the list of brands go on and on. What do they all have in common? According to a deeply depressing report (pdf) by the International Textile Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF), the factories in Asia contracted to make their products are still responsible for shocking working practices.

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