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Social Goods | Model Price Fixing, British Vogue's 'Real' Issue, Asos Working Conditions

This week, France has fined 35 modelling agencies for price fixing, and UK MPs are to investigate working conditions at Asos.
Runway Models | Source: Flickr
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  • Kate Abnett

"France Fines 35 Modelling Agencies in Decade of Price Fixing" (Associated Press)
"Thursday's decision came in the midst of Fashion Week, a particularly intense time for both modelling agencies and the men and women who work for them."

"British Vogue Launches 'Real Issue'" (The Telegraph)
"The new issue of British Vogue hits newsstands this Thursday and comes with a revolutionary premise - its pages are a 'model-free zone.'"

"MPs to Investigate Asos Working Conditions" (BBC News)
"MPs are to investigate working conditions at the online fashion retailer Asos."

"Garment Workers Use Cellphones to Report Abuses" (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
"Textile workers from Bangladesh to Turkey are using cellphones to report child labor, delayed wages and trafficking - a trend rights groups say shows the promise of technology in tackling abuses in the garment industry."

"P&G Under Pressure to Make a Deal as Eco-Friendly Products Surge" (Bloomberg)
"Procter & Gamble Co., which is losing market share to eco-friendly products, is under mounting pressure to either fend off the competitors or buy one of them."

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