H&M announces Myanmar exit and investigates labour abuses

hm minimalist summer collectionSweden-based H&M says it has taken the decision to “gradually phase out operations” in Myanmar.

The fashion retailer also announced it had launched an investigation into 20 alleged instances of labour abuse at Myanmar clothing factories, just weeks after rival Zara owner Inditex said it was phasing out purchases from the Southeast Asian country.

For the full story, see the September 2023 edition of Textiles South East Asia.


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