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In this Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 file photo, a man takes photographs inside a burned out garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The blaze at the factory killed 112 workers.

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The factory fire: Global commerce, local tragedy

In the charred bones of the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory, the labels and logos — sewn and printed in scarlet and royal blue — beckon from the ashes. Even in ruins, there's no missing that these T-shirts and jeans were intended for U.S. stores and shopping carts, designed as bargains too good to pass up, or stocking stuffers just in time for the holidays and in just the right size.


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