Wal-Mart under pressure after factory fire

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 2:04 a.m.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is under increasing pressure from investors and labor-rights groups to name its garment suppliers after a fire in Bangladesh killed more than 100 people at a factory that made its clothes.

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