Kmart (part of Sears)
Headquarters in USA
Kmart merged with Sears on March 24, 2005.
Kmart website: www.kmart.com
Oxfam has launched a new report urging retailers to pay a living wage to factory workers in garment-producing countries. Oxfam has also launched a company tracker showing action taken by brands towards implementing a living wage. [Report refers to No...
Author: Human Rights Watch
Gap Inc. is the latest clothing brand to disclose the list of factories that produce its clothes around the world, Human Rights Watch said today. Previously, Gap had said that it was withholding information about its supplier factories for “competition...
IndustriALL & garment brands form ACT (Action, Collaboration, Transformation) initiative to address living wages
USA: Google, Amazon, eBay, Sears & Walmart ban sale of confederate flags after racist Charleston shooting
Author: Justin Carissimo, Independent (UK)
Woolworths Australia, GEBRA, Wünsche Group of Germany, became the latest brands to sign the Accord, which aims to make the garment industry safe and sustainable for years to come...The signatory brands have committed to making the changes garment...
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Plea for help from Chinese labor camp worker paid $1.61 per MONTH found stuffed in Oregon woman's Halloween decorations from Kmart
Author: Helen Pow, Daily Mail [UK]
Julie Keith expected to find Styrofoam headstones in the graveyard kit she bought at Kmart for Halloween. What she didn't expect was a desperate plea for help from one of the Chinese laborers…[She] discovered the chilling letter hidden between the two...
Sears/KMart Become Latest Retail Giants to Phase Out Toxic PVC Plastic, Major Source of Lead, Phthalates, and Dioxin Exposure
Author: Center for Health, Environment and Justice [USA]
Sparked by a national campaign led by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ), together with a coalition of health and environmental organizations, today Sears Holdings (Sears and Kmart) has announced its plans to begin phasing out...