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A year-old H&M statement about Xinjiang cotton is getting fierce blowback in China

A year-old H&M statement about Xinjiang cotton is getting fierce blowback in China

By Fashion reporterMarch 24, 2021H&M is facing a harsh backlash in China over a year-old statement it made expressing concerns about forced labor in Xinjiang.On Weibo, a large Chinese social media platform, users have called for a boycott of the Swedish fast-fashion chain. It also appears to be blocked on China’s biggest e-commerce sites. On Alibaba’s Tmall platform, H&M’s official store is , and searches for its products on Taobao, Pinduoduo, and JD.com return no results, multiple sources have reported.Actor Huang Xuan and singer Victoria Song, whom H&M had previously signed as brand...

Mar 24
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Amazon has finally admitted to investors that it has a counterfeit problem

Amazon has finally admitted to investors that it has a counterfeit problem

Amazon’s third-party marketplace is chock-full of independent sellers hawking everything from Korean face masks to out-of-print books and moon boots. From a business perspective, the system works great for the e-commerce giant: Amazon gets to sit back and from those sellers, whose sales on the platform continue to grow. In 2017, for the first time, sold on Amazon came from those marketplace listings, rather than from Amazon itself.But it’s also causing at least one major headache for Amazon. Some third-party sellers have been using the reach of Amazon’s marketplace as an opportunity to sell...

February 8, 2019
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The coronavirus crisis is what Amazon was made for

The coronavirus crisis is what Amazon was made for

Countless Americans are going online to buy their necessities as they hunker down in their homes to avoid interacting with other people.If there’s one company that was practically built to supply them, it’s Amazon.The company’s premise has always been to make nearly any item a shopper might want available with a single click from a computer or phone, and delivered as fast as possible to their door. With Americans around the country trying to halt the spread of the contagious new coronavirus by working from home and avoiding crowded public spaces, many are flooding Amazon with orders. to...

March 18, 2020
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Governments are paying companies to move their manufacturing out of China

Governments are paying companies to move their manufacturing out of China

When Covid-19 shut down much of China through February, the crisis highlighted how dependent international companies truly are on Chinese manufacturing.In short order, international firms making products from to were paralyzed as work froze at Chinese factories assembling their goods or producing essential components. The reliance on China came into still greater relief once Covid-19 hit countries , which discovered they couldn’t produce enough medical masks and other equipment domestically because they’d outsourced the work long ago to China.To make sure they aren’t caught in similar...

April 23, 2020
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We lose more than just haircuts when barbershops and salons are closed

We lose more than just haircuts when barbershops and salons are closed

Countless men who would visit their barber every six to eight weeks for a trim, and women who would go into the salon for routine coloring or other treatments, are feeling lost. With their barbershops and beauty shops closed due to Covid-19, they now have to manage their hair on their own.“I was in a Zoom meeting with women probably in their 40s and 50s,” says Julie Willett, a professor at Texas Tech University and author of Permanent Waves: The Making of the American Beauty Shop. “Out of the blue the first thing they start talking about was, ‘What are we going to do when our roots start to...

April 27, 2020
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