Tag: Boohoo

Boohoo action on exploitation claims ‘inadequate’

Image copyright Boohoo One of Boohoo’s largest shareholders is dumping stock in the fashion firm after it said the company had failed to address concerns about working conditions at a supplier in Leicester. Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) criticised Boohoo’s response to exploitation claims as “inadequate in scope, timeliness and gravity”. Allegations of poor pay and conditions at a factory emerged… Read more →

Boohoo starts review after Next and Asos desert it

Image copyright Boohoo Fast fashion brand Boohoo has ordered an independent review of its UK supply chain following reports of poor working conditions at a factory in Leicester. It comes after retailers Next and Asos dropped Boohoo goods from their stores amid claims workers were underpaid and not socially distancing. Boohoo, which said it was “shocked and appalled” by the… Read more →

Boohoo dropped by Next, Asos and Zalando over exploitation claims

Image copyright Boohoo Three major online retailers have dropped fast fashion brand Boohoo over allegations of low pay and unsafe conditions at a supplier’s factories. Next dropped Boohoo clothes from its websites last week, while Asos and Zalando followed suit on Tuesday. This follows a Sunday Times report claiming workers at a Leicester factory were paid £3.50 an hour, while… Read more →

Boohoo vows to investigate exploitation claims

Image copyright Boohoo Fast fashion retailer Boohoo has said it will investigate one of its suppliers following reports that staff are earning less than the minimum wage amid unsafe working conditions. The Sunday Times reported that workers at Jaswal Fashions in Leicester could expect to be paid £3.50 an hour. It also saw little evidence of measures to stop the… Read more →