|Title||SweatX Closes Up Shop|
|Publication Type||Web Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Authors||Dreier, P, Appelbaum, R|
|Corporate Authors||The Nation,|
The pilot manufacturing factory for SweatX, the noble anti-sweatshop brand that aspired to prove that fully unionized and even worker-owned garment factories can thrive in a sea of sweatshops, quietly closed its doors in May. The small Los Angeles plant, launched by the Hot Fudge venture capital fund run by Ben Cohen (co-founder of Ben & Jerry's), had struggled during its two years of operation.