Retail trade group fights back amid growing pressure on US retailers to sign global pact

  • by: ANNE D'INNOCENZIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 17, 2013 - 3:19 PM

NEW YORK - The nation's largest retail industry organization fired back Friday, outlining reasons why a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue legal exposure. The move came as U.S. retailers face increasing pressure from a large coalition of religious groups and investors to work together to develop a plan.

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