Wal-Mart: Clothes plants stay open

Posted: June 18, 2013 at 12:55 a.m.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s third-party experts assigned to inspect the 279 garment factories the retailer uses in Bangladesh have completed the initial inspection on 16 facilities so far and found “no safety threats that would … require their closure during remediation,” a Wal-Mart spokesman said Monday.

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Business, Pages 21 on 06/18/2013


Enough lateral moves and Walmart hopes the whole issue will go away as most of them do.

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June 22, 2013 at 6:12 p.m. ( | suggest removal )