On our minds: Sexist pricing

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by adakallgren on 13 February, 2016

Are women being charged more for clothing than men?

On our minds is the recent sexist claim blaming UK high street retailers for charging women more than men. The report, published by The Times, means that women’s clothes are consistently priced higher than men’s – with the example of women’s Levi’s 501 jeans which are 46% more expensive than the male equivalent – being one of the most prominent examples. Levi’s have denied the accusations, saying that they would not base their pricing on gender but on cost price and operating expenses – and that different jeans models may look similar but be made of different fabric compositions or finishes which ultimately affects the price points. Read more here.


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