Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unveiled its own plan on Tuesday to address the safety issues in Bangladesh’s garment industry.
The retailer said it will intensify safety inspections at garment factories in Bangladesh and will also be more transparent with its findings. The company said it will conduct in-depth safety inspections at all of the 279 factories in Bangladesh that produce goods for the company and complete all reviews within six months. It will also publicly release the names and inspection information on all of its factories in Bangladesh. RELATED STORY: As Europeans Sign On, U.S. Retailers Divided Over Bangladesh Accord >>
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"