Monthly Archives: June 2016

The higher the thread count, the more luxurious the sheets..…right? Wrong! Thread count simply measures the number of threads woven into each square inch of material. For example, 300 thread count comprises 150 vertical and 150 horizontal threads. At some point, it becomes difficult to fit anymore in. So, as a marketing ploy, companies might […]

Three years since the deaths of 1,134 workers in Rana Plaza Factory, Bangladesh. But have retailers made efforts to improve since then? Over 90% of companies still don’t know where their cotton comes from….so how can they ensure workers are protected? Garment workers continue to earn amongst the lowest wages. An average Indian factory wage […]