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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

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British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with payouts in Bangladesh.

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GREENE: The British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay an additional $10 million to victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse last year that killed more than 1,100 people.

So far, the company has paid out $2 million in short-term financial support. Survivors and their families will now get payouts that range from $416 to $133,000.

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