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ASOS pulled plan to use more Leicester factories due to welfare worry that now plagues Boohoo and Quiz

Evening Standard
15 July 2020

Online fashion retailer ASOS attempted to triple its UK manufacturing operations using more Leicester factories two years ago but quietly scrapped the plan amid concerns over poor working conditions in factories there.

In the subsequent three years, it has dropped two factories in the town due to poor ethical standards. The proportion of its supplies from the UK have actually halved to less than 1.5% as it sourced more from foreign companies.

Read the full article on The Evening Standard.

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