28 Apr '11, 3pm

Does Victoria's Secret trash wearable, undamaged clothing?

Does Victoria's Secret trash wearable, undamaged clothing?

A Tampa, Fla. shopper reports that a Victoria's Secret worker cut up a pair of perfectly wearable sweatpants she had returned, citing company policy. Photo: Flickr/Smath Lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret has been accused of throwing out wearable clothing after a Florida woman reported that she saw a worker cut in a half a pair of undamaged $70 sweatpants that she returned for a full refund. According to the shopper, Marie Wolf, the worker told her it was “part of company policy,” as told to Today . Victoria’s Secret isn’t the first retailer to purposefully destroy and throw out returned or unsold clothing. Last year, H&M was caught red-handed trashing its unsold apparel. According to an H&M worker we interviewed, clothing is disposed of according to company policy – the same response Wolf received from a Victoria’s Secret manager. H&M later redeemed itself by issuing a p...

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