Tag: H&M China

H&M upset Vietnam after agreeing to “rectify” map of the South China Sea

The Swedish retail giant H&M finds itself in yet another line of fire, this time from angry Vietnamese Twitter users. The Vietnamese social media users lashed out to H&M after the company reportedly agreed to edit the so-called nine-dash line map on its website to clarify Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, South…

H&M confirms its commitment to China after backlash

According to media Morning star, Sweden’s fashion retailer recently stated that the company is working hard to manage the recent challenges in China and find a way forward after the massive boy-cut that amongst other things, saw H&M disappearing from major Chinese e-commerce platforms. The boy-cut came after state criticism for the company’s yearlong decision…

H&M stores in China are shut down by landlords

Hennes & Mauritz AB stores in some parts of China are being closed by their landlords, threatening to disrupt the clothing giant’s growth in its fourth-biggest market as Beijing’s growing sensitivity toward criticism of the human-rights situation in Xinjiang ensnares western companies. At least six stores in the lower-tier cities of Urumqi, Yinchuan, Changchun and…