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Consumer safety and product labeling guidance

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Source: A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

The laws governing mandatory label disclosures have three broad and collective labellinggoalsgoals:

Flammability testing and issues specific to children’s products

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Source: A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

The law as a means to prevent flammable wearing apparel dates back to 1953 when the Flammable Fabrics ActFlammable Fabrics Act (FFA) was enacted. This law, together with its rules and regulations, provides the framework within which this prevention effort continues today and is commonly referred to as the Flammability Standard, theFlammability Standard.See, Standard for the Flammability of Textiles (16 CFR Part 1610). Its purpose is twofold. The first is to prevent individuals from wearing clothi

H&M Under Attack

Rosanne P. Hart , Camille Kraeplin

Source: Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Level: Intermediate

Business case

When Greenpeace launched online and on-site protests against H&M for water pollution in H&Ms Chinese supply-chain factories in 2011, the fashion brand faced serious damage to its reputation as a leader in sustainability alongside plummeting sales. Despite over a dozen other apparel and footwear companies being singled out in Greenpeace’s global “detox” fashion campaign, the nongovernmental organization (NGO) specifically targeted H&M, a Swedish company with more than $18 billion in sa

Making Fashion Transparent

Iva Jestratijevic , Nancy A. Rudd

Source: Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Level: Intermediate

Business case

In recent decades, tragic events in the fashion industry have led to increased expectations among consumers to know where, by whom, and under what conditions their clothing was produced. Although the need for supply chain transparency and accountability has grown, only 16 percent of fashion brands globally have publicly reported socially responsible efforts including disclosure of the full list of factories in their s

H&M Post-Rana Plaza

David S. Waller , Helen J. Waller

Source: Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Level: Introductory

Business case

In 2017, the Swedish-based global clothes retailer H&M was chosen as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, for the seventh consecutive time, by the Ethisphere Institute. H&M is an example of a “fast fashion” retailer, which produces clothing that is designed quickly and produced cheaply to take advantage of the latest trend, which is then discarded for the next trend. Fast fashion has

Natural or Synthetic Dyes?

Luis Quijano , Matalie Howard

Source: Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Level: Introductory

Business case

As environmental regulations in developed countries become more strictly defined, there is an increasing need for sustainable measures for textile dyeing. In Teotitlan del Valle, Mexico, the textile dyeing techniques of indigenous cultures, using natural dyes, stretch back more than 1,000 years. However, due to a rise in urbanization prompting young adults to move from small rural towns to big cities, these techniques are facing extinction. Thus, the knowledge passed down from generation to gener

Growth of Green Apparel Manufacturing Strategies in Bangladesh

Maher Anjum , Lynne Hammond

Source: Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Level: Advanced

Business case

This case study explores the changing competitive environment influencing the shift towards responsible and clean production in Bangladesh by global retailers after the Rana Plaza tragedy in March 2013. The case explores the concept of “green” and clean manufacturing in supply chains through analyzing and evaluating the approach adopted by one case organization: Plummy Fashions Ltd. (PFL) in Bangladesh. The manufacturer is a leader in delivering apparel production that is ethical and environmenta

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