"Rana Plaza Owner, 17 Others Indicted in First Case" (Dhaka Tribune)
"A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the eight-storey building that resulted in the death of over 1,140 people, mostly garment workers."
"Fendi Forced to Retract Opposition to Roma Pride Using Image of HQ" (The Guardian)
"Italian fashion house first threatens to sue a leading LGBT group over leaflets, before welcoming the association with the parade."
"Luxottica Sues BCBG Max Azria Over Wayfarer Sunglasses" (Reuters)
"Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, has accuses BCBG Max Azria of knowingly infringing its famous Wayfarer trademark."
"Alibaba’s Jack Ma: Better-Than-Ever Fakes Worsen Piracy War" (Bloomberg)
"Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. founder Jack Ma said Chinese-made counterfeit goods today have gotten better than the genuine article, complicating the effort to root out fakes on the country’s largest online shopping services."
"New Documentary Calls for 'Dignified Life' for Asian Garment Workers" (Reuters)
"A new documentary records the first hand accounts of garment workers and their daily struggles in the face of poor pay, excessive overtime, unsafe working conditions and widespread sexual harassment."
"How Flexible Return Policies Are Hurting Retail Workers" (Fortune)
"Being able to return an item from a department store six months after buying it may be convenient for you, but it could take money out of a retail worker’s paycheck."