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PACT Launches Organic, Fair-Trade Apparel Line at Target Stores

Sustainable apparel at Target? Your eyes don’t deceive you. America’s second-largest discount retailer—after Walmart, of course—has inked a deal with PACT to launch a…

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World's Leading Brands Score Poorly on Use of Sustainable Cotton

Photo by Wikimedia Commons Organic cotton. Better cotton. Fair-trade cotton. Recycled cotton. Cotton made in Africa. You’d think with all the labels and initiatives brands like to…

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Target Launches "Target Collective" Line of U.S.-Made Products for Men

BULL’S EYE Target lauds its brands’ for their compelling “About Us” stories. Duluth Pack, the oldest leather-and-canvas bag-making company in the United States, boasts a…

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Target, Faribault Woolen Mill Collaborate on American-Made Holiday Line

AMERICAN HERITAGE Available at Target stores across the country, as well as online at www.target.com, the Faribault for Target capsule is a “classic meets modern” lineup of…

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Target Launches New Standard to Promote Cosmetics Safety

First it was Walmart, now retail giant Target will be addressing toxic chemicals in the products that line their shelves. Thanks to consumers around the country advocating for safer…

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C&A, H&M Top List of 2012's Biggest Organic-Cotton Users

Photo by Shutterstock Looks like H&M has some catching up to do. The Swedish apparel retailer fell one place short of No. 1 on Textile Exchange’s annual ranking of the…

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15 Major Retailers That Haven't Signed the Bangladesh Safety Agreement

Photo by Northfoto/Shutterstock GAP While competitors such as H&M, Mango, and Zara have committed themselves to financing vital safety upgrades in Bangladesh, Gap has held back,…

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Target to Stop Selling Sandblasted Jeans by Year's End

Target is the latest retailer to put the kibosh on sandblasting, a denim-weathering technique linked to a fatal lung condition in its operators. Following the lead of Levi’s,…

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Fifth Victim Comes Forward at Target, Walmart, Macy's "Rape Factory"

You might consider missing out on Missoni for Target a tragedy, but trust us, that’s just the hyperbole talking. For the female garment workers in Jordan, however, the nightmare…

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Walmart, Target, Hanes, Macy's Linked to Jordan "Rape Factory"

Photo by carool Some of the biggest names in American retail have been linked to a Jordanian garment factory that allegedly rapes, tortures, and abuses its female workers, according to…

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Target, Gap, Walmart, H&M, Patagonia Launch Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Photo by thinkretail A consortium of manufacturing and retail giants, non-governmental organizations, academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are banding together…

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Are Mass-Market Eco-Fashion Lines a Good Idea?

Tara Eisenberg and Inessah Selditz of Sublet Clothing The mass market will inevitably grab hold of anything popular, regardless of whether that market actually embraces the ethos behind…

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