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Published on Monday, 01 December 2014

M&S weighs up Myanmar sourcing

Written by Brett Mathews

NEW YORK - Marks & Spencer has confirmed it is examining the potential for sourcing from Myanmar, although the company believes the country currently lacks a suitable audit framework and sophisticated human resource management systems. The UK retailer's potential venture into Myanmar offers further evidence of the popularity of the country as a sourcing destination – our research into Myanmar as part of our work on the Sustainable Sourcing Map suggests there are now more than ten apparel retailers sourcing from Myanmar.

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