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Lidl, Zara’s owner, H&M and Next ‘paid Bangladesh suppliers less than production cost’
Survey of 1,000 factories for campaign group claims many cut rates in pandemic and have not increased them since

Sarah Butler

11, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘It’s more sustainable – and I still get to wear something new every weekend’: how rental fashion became big business
Once the preserve of A-listers going to award shows, high street brands are now making hiring clothes more affordable. But can renting really cure our addiction to throwaway fashion – and is it as good for the environment as many claim?

Chloe Mac Donnell

22, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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High-street fashion needn’t be landfill fodder – if you choose your clothes well | Jess Cartner-Morley
Some of my most treasured pieces are inexpensive, and bought years ago from the likes of Topshop, says Jess Cartner-Morley

Jess Cartner-Morley

10, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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H&M to cut 1,500 jobs as retailers face slowing sales and rising costs
Fast-fashion chain announced efforts to cut costs after profits fell 30% in nine months

Sarah Butler

30, Nov, 2022 @2:25 PM

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Businesses call for nature impact disclosures to be mandatory by 2030
H&M, Sainsbury’s and Nestlé are among more than 300 companies urging governments to agree to the pledge at Cop15 in December

Phoebe Weston

25, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Massive queues in Moscow as shoppers take last chance to shop at H&M
Retailer halted operations in Russia after invasion of Ukraine but has reopened for limited time to sell remaining stock

Julia Kollewe

04, Aug, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Murder, rape and abuse in Asia’s factories: the true price of fast fashion
Jeyasre Kathiravel’s murder exposed the epidemic of abuse facing garment workers. But will a groundbreaking new agreement improve their lot?

Annie Kelly

22, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Ultra-fast fashion is taking over – and using every trick in the book to get us addicted | Zainab Mahmood
Fashion retail sites such as Shein are normalising overconsumption, says social media content creator Zainab Mahmood

Zainab Mahmood

18, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Why ‘eco-conscious’ fashion brands can continue to increase emissions
Exclusive: Nike and H&M are among firms whose environmental scores suggest progress. But how are these calculated?

Rachel Donald

09, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Ikea and H&M launch ‘ideas factory’ for local designers and creatives in London
Small-scale producers and artists are invited to apply for grants to develop their ideas for sale in new store

Sarah Butler

07, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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H&M pledges to end shopfloor sexual violence in India after worker killed
Landmark agreement to protect garment workers from violence follows last year’s murder of Jeyasre Kathiravel, a Dalit woman

Annie Kelly

01, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Indian supplier to UK fashion brands agrees to pay £3m in unpaid wages
Shahi Exports, which makes clothes for the UK high street, has agreed to pay staff minimum wage and arrears

Annie Kelly

11, Feb, 2022 @1:47 PM

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