Infographic: The Extent of Overproduction in the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry clearly has a problem with overproduction. In March, fast fashion powerhouse H&M reported being sitting on a pile of no less than 4.3 billion US dollars worth of unsold inventory. A few months later, UK luxury label Burberry received backlash for reportedly destroying finished products worth 28.6 million pounds (approximately 36 million US dollars) instead of selling them for a lower price.

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