Exclusive-Chinese retailer Shein lacks disclosures, made false statements about factories

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Reuters

By Victoria Waldersee (Reuters) – Shein, the fast-growing Chinese online retailer, has not made public disclosures about working conditions along its supply chain that are required by law in the United Kingdom, and the company until recently falsely stated on its website that conditions in the factories it uses were certified by international labor standards bodies, Reuters has found. In Britain, companies over a certain size must prominently state on their websites the steps they are taking to combat forced labor as part of the country’s Modern Slavery Act 2015. Shein’s “social responsibility…

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