The Beauty Of Victoria's Secret Rough Draft Term Paper
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Behind the Beauty of Victoria’s Secret Rough Draft Term Paper
I remember the first time I ever stepped foot into a Victoria’s Secret, I was fifteen years old. I was mesmerized by the bright pink and white walls. The signature PINK dogs scattered all over the PINK side of the store. The cosmetics section was sparkling in the distance and the signatures fragrance filled the air. I remember the feeling of finally being grown up, here I was shopping for fragrances and bras in the same stores that my mom and aunt bought theirs at. When you are fifteen there is nothing else in the world that matter more than feeling grown up, you are no longer a kid and there is a whole new world for you to explore. Talking to women, most have…show more content… Is Victoria’s Secret Changing their ways? And if they are what are they doing to change the way they operate behind the pretty pink walls of their stores today. We will being taking a look at a multitude of ethical theories and finding out what would change if Victoria’s Secret were to follow the moral law of such theory.
Fair Trade Issues:
In 2007, Victoria’s Secret was found to be using textile factories in Sri Lanka, which have been known for bad working conditions with employees working 14 to 15 hour days. Sri Lanka has a competitive advantage of Low cost labor and a literate work-force. “The workers’ wages amount to less than 3/10ths of one percent of the 14 dollar retail price of a Victoria’s Secret bikini” (Tasini). Victoria’s Secret has also been caught in exposing exact fallacy when using a factory that was supposedly considered free trade.
D.K. Garments is a subcontract factory with 150 foreign guest workers (135 from Bangladesh and 15 from Sri Lanka). Which has been producing Victoria’s Secrets garments for the last year. None of the workers have been provided their necessary residency permits, without which they cannot venture outside the industrial park without fear of being stopped by the police and perhaps imprisoned for lack of proper documents (Tasini).
This was a big knock down for Victoria’s Secret, it was one of the first incidents were the company