How Might Brexit Affect the Global Fashion Apparel Industry: Discussion Questions from FASH455

#1 To which extent should globalization be responsible for Brexit and why?

#2 Is the fashion industry the winner or loser of Brexit and why?

#3 Does Brexit imply that globalization is in retreat? Why or why not?

#4 Brexit has sparked immense controversy both in and outside of the UK. Given that Britain is one of Europe’s largest importers, how will Brexit affect garment factories and economies of lower-developed countries like Bangladesh and Haiti? Is there anything lower-developed countries can do to help them prepare for Brexit?

#5 Based on the readings, what could be the worst scenario of “Brexit”, particularly for the fashion apparel industry?

#6 Overall, from the case of Brexit, how do you understand that textile and apparel is a global sector?

[For FASH455: 1) Please mention the question number in your comments; 2) Please address at least TWO questions in your comments]