After it was named in a lawsuit filed by victims last week, J.C. Penney wants people to know that it had no supplier relationships with factories housed in the building that collapsed in Bangladesh two years ago, killing more than 1,000 people. Victims and families of victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse have filed suit against Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, The Children's Place and the government of Bangladesh. When the eight-story building collapsed on April 24, 2013, 1,129 people were killed and about 2,515 were injured. Many of the victims were women and children.
Wal-Mart, J.C.Penney, The Children's Place and the government of Bangladesh have been sued by victims and families of victims of a garment factory collapse that killed more than 1,000 people two years ago. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, claims the retailers and the government were aware of the unsafe conditions. When the eight-story building collapsed on April 24, 2013, 1,129 people were killed and about 2,515 people were injured. Many of the people were women and children.
Jeans giant Gap fell victim to a web hoax on Tuesday, with a fake corporate website set up to shame the retailer for its response to Bangladesh worker deaths. The convincing-looking GapDoesMore.com surfaced to coincide with the annual Gap Inc. shareholder meeting, where the San Francisco clothier celebrated its recent decision to boost minimum worker wage to $10. The site, still live as of