WSJ (Number of the Day) – Apparel Suppliers Face Labor Unrest; Oil Patch Fuels Hydrogen Growth

The era of ultracheap labor at the core of many apparel supply chains is under strain. The armies of people who make clothes for Western brands in Bangladesh are protesting for better wages, the WSJ’s Jon Emont reports, and the impact is already buffeting supply chains, with demonstrations spiraling, some factories set ablaze and around 300 production sites forced to halt operations.

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