Garment factories in Bangladesh will face higher standards and rules as new safety accords take...

|By:, SA News Editor

Garment factories in Bangladesh will face higher standards and rules as new safety accords take effect. While most major European retailers signed a legally-binding agreement - U.S firms such as Wal-Mart (WMT), Gap (GPS), and J.C. Penney (JCP) will operate in the region under a separate non-binding pact.