COVID-19: What should clothes retailers do with their mountains of unsold stock?

Workers wear protective masks and face shields at a shopping center amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bandung, West Java Province, Indonesia, June 3, 2020, in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa/ via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. - RC2P1H95JGSB

COVID-19 has caused clothes retailers to be stuck with millions of pounds of unsold stock, the question is - what should they do with it? Image: REUTERS

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