This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows a shopper walking past the Joe Fresh store on Fifth Avenue in New York. The rising death toll from the building collapse that killed more than 1,00

 

              This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows a shopper walking past the Joe Fresh store on Fifth Avenue in New York. The rising death toll from the building collapse that killed more than 1,00
This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows a shopper walking past the Joe Fresh store on Fifth Avenue in New York. The rising death toll from the building collapse that killed more than 1,000 garment workers in Bangladesh on April 24, 2013, may force Western brands to make a choice: Stay and work to improve conditions. Or leave and face higher costs, similar or worse worker conditions in other low-wage countries and criticism for abandoning a poor nation where per-capita gross domestic product is just $2,000 per year. The Facebook pages of Joe Fresh, Mango and Benetton, a few of the brands whose clothing or production documents were found in the rubble of the collapsed building, are peppered with angry comments from shoppers. Some warn they’re going to shop elsewhere now. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)