American Eagle Joins Retailers In Bangladesh Safety Pact

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 4:55 PM EDT) -- American Eagle Outfitters Inc. has become the latest retailer to sign an agreement meant to address fire and safety issues in the Bangladeshi garment industry following the collapse of a factory in Rana Plaza in April that killed more than 1,100 workers.

The Pennsylvania-based teen clothing seller announced on its Facebook page late Thursday that it had signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, which binds its signatories to develop an action plan to address building and fire safety issues within 45 days of signing...
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