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H&M closes flagship store in Shanghai due to lockdown and backlash over Xinjiang cotton

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H&M has shut its flagship Shanghai store, its latest closure in China. The fast-fashion retailer has borne the brunt of a backlash against companies that refuse to use Xinjiang cotton. Consumers have also beat a retreat from its products after a letter in which H&M expressed concerns about allegations of forced labor.
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Reuters

H&M closes flagship store in Shanghai due to lockdown and backlash over Xinjiang cotton

[SHANGHAI 24th Reuters] - Swedish fast fashion giant H&M has closed its flagship store in Shanghai, China. In addition to the sluggish private consumption due to the lockdown (city blockade) associated with the novel coronavirus epidemic, the brunt of criticism was borne by the ban on the use of Xinjiang cotton. The flagship store in Shanghai has three floors. It was open at the beginning of this month, but the signboard was removed on the 24th.…

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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South China Morning Post

H&M closes Shanghai flagship store following lockdowns, consumer backlash

H&M has shut its flagship Shanghai store, its latest closure in China where consumer demand has slumped amid Covid-19 lockdowns.

2 months ago·Hong Kong
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Financial Post

H&M closes Shanghai flagship store, hurt by lockdowns and consumer backlash

SHANGHAI -- H&M has shut its flagship Shanghai store, its latest closure in China where consumer demand has slumped amid COVID-19 lockdowns and the fast-fashion retailer has borne the brunt of a backlash against companies that refuse to use Xinjiang cotton. Read More

2 months ago·Canada
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New York Post

H&M shuts Shanghai flagship store after lockdowns, consumer backlash

H&M shut its flagship Shanghai store, its latest closure in China where consumer demand has slumped amid COVID-19 lockdowns and the fast-fashion retailer has borne the brunt of a…

2 months ago·New York, United States
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The Globe & Mail

H&M closes Shanghai flagship store, hurt by lockdowns and consumer backlash

Although it was open earlier this month, the three-story building in downtown Shanghai was on Friday boarded up with its H&M signage gone

2 months ago·Canada
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Fashion chain: H&M closes its flagship store in Shanghai

The store was the first H&M branch in China. The fashion chain is struggling with the consequences of the corona crisis and human rights violations against Uyghurs.

2 months ago·Düsseldorf, Germany
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