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Fire leads Wal-Mart to tighten rules

Posted: January 23, 2013 at 3:02 a.m.

In the aftermath of a deadly blaze in a Bangladeshi factory that produced clothing for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the retailer will soon begin enforcing more stringent standards.

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