From Aldi to Zara, Western stores beef up safety for Bangladesh workers

Cut-price fashion giant Primark, H&M, Lidl and umbrella brand Inditex, which owns Zara and Massimo Dutti, are among the 13 retailers that extended a raft of existing standards and agreed on new terms.The accord covers more than 1,000 factories in Bangladesh and will run for three years from May 2018.

More companies are expected to sign over coming weeks in a deal covering up to 2 million …

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