Nov 14, 2018

TK Maxx and Amazon among shops selling real fur as faux

Shops including Amazon and TK Maxx have been selling faux fur clothes and bags which are actually made from rabbit, fox and raccoon dog fur, a BBC Watchdog Live investigation has found. TK Maxx said it does not knowingly buy real fur and an error was made. Watchdog Live presenter Steph McGovern visited a branch of TK Maxx - which has had a no-fur policy for 15 years - and bought a handbag made from fox fur. Two bobble hats sold by Amazon and described as "Faux fur" were made with raccoon dog fur. "TK Maxx told Watchdog Live:"Our buyers understand that we do not knowingly purchase items containing real fur.

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