Jan 29, 2024

Will 2024 in China be much the same as 2023?

Where companies could once rely on China to be the "engine room for growth" when it comes to regional revenues, recent economic pressures and consumer spend data are now indicating otherwise. Ian Whittaker opines.

Jul 27, 2023

H&M files lawsuit against Shein in Hong Kong for copyright infringement

The Swedish fast-fashion giant is suing its rapidly-growing Chinese rival Shein in Hong Kong, for what it claims is "a substantial reproduction of copyrighted works."

Jul 6, 2023

What can luxury learn from the Shein PR debacle?

Influencer Dani Carbonari is one of the talents who attended the Shein brand trip which has gone viral.

Jul 2, 2023

'No brand can escape supply chain scrutiny'—Comms lessons from Shein influencers row

Following revelations that it had violated labour laws, Chinese fashion e-retailer Shein invited influencers to visit its facility. What could possibly go wrong?

Jun 30, 2023

All the ways Shein’s influencer tour went wrong

The fashion brand is being accused of propaganda after hosting a crew of poorly informed influencers to improve its reputation. It did not work.

May 9, 2023

Shein, Nike, Adidas questioned over forced labour practices in China

Sportswear giants Adidas, Nike, along with fast fashion retailers Shein and Temu, have been quizzed by US Senators about the possible use of forced labour in their supply chains.