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China accuses several western clothing brands of selling goods that are harmful to children

China has accused several Western clothing brands of selling goods that could be harmful to children. A warning notice on the country’s customs administration website listed 81 items imported by companies including Nike, H&M and Zara. In March, China targeted foreign clothes retailers as an international backlash grows over claims of abuses in the cotton-growing […]

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H&M, Nike face boycott in China over refusal to buy Xinjiang cotton

Swedish multinational clothing-retail company, H&M is facing a boycott in China over its refusal to use Xinjiang cotton amid allegations of forced labour of the Uighur minority. The Swedish retailer said last year it was “deeply concerned” by abuse reports there – a statement which resurfaced on social media, sparking outrage. Major e-commerce platforms have […]