Don’t you love to keep an eye on the fashion industry? Well! The retail industry is full of secrets and the shocking part is that we never tried to explore the truth nor did the industry reveal it. Frankly, we have turned a blind eye to the working of the retail industry. But this article will reveal those 10 things the retail industry doesn’t want you to know.
Things the Retail Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know
From the past few decades, many countries of the world, including 79% Bangladesh, 43% Sri Lanka, 52% Cambodia and 88% Haiti are entirely dependent on the clothing industry for the export and their economy. This, for sure is one thing the retail industry doesn’t want you to know.
Lots Of Water Is Required
Though we need a bucket of water to wash a cotton shirt but have you ever thought about the water required to make that one cotton shirt? It’s 1083 Gallons of water to support the system for making one cotton shirt.
Heavy Discount At Outlet Stores
Some of the top notch firms sell their products through their outlets on heavy discounts. Have you ever raised a question about its possibility? When you visit an outlet there you can get 90% of the item which is directly from the manufacturers and also not of the same quality that you can get from departmental stores. Shocking right? But this is a true fact that the retail industry doesn’t want you to know.
Yes! It might be possible that you are wearing a cloth that had already been used for several years. Every year 10.5 million Out-fashioned clothes are tossed out by the Americans. Now you don’t need us to tell you that firms bring them back in the market by one or the other way.
It is a fact that if you look for trendy dresses while shopping then you will be trapped in the conspiracy of the clothing industry. The manufacturers smartly find ways to outsmart their customers and to cut costs on clothes is one of their tricks to promote their sale by coining this conspiracy as ‘Trendy clothes’.
A Dressing Room Was Once A Washroom
Isn’t it shocking? But this is one harsh truth of the retail industry that they do now want you to know.
Worst Working Condition
The female workers see the job of manufacturing clothes as an independent job but the reality is entirely different. They are harassed, forced to work at low wages, and for asked to work for long working hours. The working condition is worse than the one can imagine.
A few years back, some of the branded firms came into light that they are destroying unworn clothes that were left unsold. But as soon as this issue reached to the public, they denied the rumors and donated those clothes to charity.
It is hard to believe, but lot of branded firms have encountered robbery – not only by the customers but by their employees themselves. The interesting thing is that the firm avoid coming into limelight for such things and thus they fire their employee rather than making it an issue.
Sale! Sale! Sale!
The sale in the clothing industry is one of the biggest tricks ever played by the firms. In order to sell the products at the same rate, the firms put a tag with the ‘old price’ to convince the customer that they are on the profit side but the reality is miles away.
The world is full of secrets and thus it is crucial to enhance the skills to dissect the truth as there could be more than 10 things the retail industry doesn’t want you to know. This skill will help you to prevent yourself from the conspiracy of the cruel world and let you enjoy the daily chores.