Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The China Price in Women's Wear Daily

Women's Wear Daily ran a full-page interview with me yesterday, packed with quotes from me and the book. "Behind every $2 T-shirt lies the overworked, underpaid human face of a Chinese migrant worker," Lisa Movius, the reporter, wrote from Shanghai. The piece is aimed squarely at the people who really could make a difference in the lives of ordinary Chinese workers: the apparel brands. I would urge all the fashion companies to think about the global consequences of their pursuit of ever-lower prices. Eventually, they are going to run out of road with this strategy. In China, they already have. Read the article online here or pick up a copy on the newsstand.

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