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Wal-Mart warns suppliers on stricter measures

January 22, 2013 AP

Richard Locke comments on Wal-Mart's recent alerts to global suppliers that threaten dropping them if their subcontracted factories aren't authorized. "Wal-Mart also needs to re-evaluate its purchasing practices so its demands are not putting excessive pressure on factories to cut corners on safety."

Wal-Mart warns suppliers on stricter measures (comments by Richard Locke) – AP