A group of investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain business ties.
At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
China’s top ride-hailing app dropped Swedish fashion retailer H&M from its listings as Chinese celebrities stopped endorsing foreign labels in a growing uproar over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
Hugo Boss on Thursday reported an operating profit for Q4 and said it expects a “gradual business recovery” this year. But the company said the negative implications of the pandemic had a “significant impact” last year.
Hugo Boss has signed up to take space in the refurbished Parcels Building that’s part of the ‘Selfridges neighbourhood’ in the West End of London. The building is currently being upgraded will be ready in 2022.
After the announcement by Hugo Boss that Chris Hemsworth would go from fronting fragrance to become the key international face of the Boss brand from SS21, it has unveiled its first fashion campaign featuring the actor
Suits and tailored shirts are out, sweatpants and pajamas are in: remote working is changing work clothes habits, and old-school office attire should emerge from the pandemic far less starched and strict.