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Interactive story: Inside the factory where EU citizens earn €335 per month to make Hugo Boss suits

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Interactive story: Inside the factory where EU citizens earn €335 per month to make Hugo Boss suits
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In this 360-degree interactive experience, you can see inside the Pirin-Tex clothing factory in Bulgaria.

In this 23,000 square metre factory, one of Europe's largest, 1,800 workers produce suits for labels including Hugo Boss – earning €335 per month.

Over the last three years, the workforce at the Pirin-Tex factory has been halved as workers move to Western Europe, where wages are far higher.

At the same time, the owner of the Pirin-Tex factory, Bertram Rollmann, is being economically squeezed by competitors based in places such as Bangladesh.

He is facing the classic dilemma of the well-intentioned capitalist – how can you invest in good working conditions and fair salaries if your competitors' lower wage costs allow them to sell the product cheaper?

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