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 […]


Zara online sales surge 95% in April

Inditex, the owner of Zara, said online sales surged 95% in April as its stores were closed during the coronavirus lockdown in much of Europe. The company said it expected part of the shift to be permanent, with a quarter of sales expected to be online in 2022, up from 14% in 2019. Even so, […]