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Boohoo Co-Founder's Re-Election Opposed by 12% of Investors in AGM Vote

LONDON (Reuters) -Some 12% of votes cast at Boohoo's annual shareholders' meeting on Friday opposed the re-election to the board of the British...
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Boohoo Sales Rise 32% in Latest Quarter

LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer Boohoo reported a 32% rise in sales in its latest quarter despite a tough year-on-year...
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Instagram unveiled new features aimed at helping creators earn money

Adam Mosseri and JoJo Siwa speak during Instagram and Facebook's Creator Week. Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Instagram and Facebook's Creator Week Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:Instagram unveiled three new features aimed at helping creators earn moneyA YouTuber with 1 million subscribers shares how...
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Fast-fashion giant Boohoo unscathed by COVID-19 crisis and modern slavery allegations as sales surge in 2020, analysts say

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo released its annual results. Boohoo Fast-fashion giant Boohoo Plc reported its annual results for fiscal 2021 on Wednesday. Sales were up 41% during the 12 month period ending in February 2021 versus the year before. Analysts say the company has emerged "unscathed" from the pandemic and modern slavery allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. 2020 could have been a disastrous year for fast-fashion giant Boohoo. Not only did it have a global pan...
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Britain's Boohoo May Link Executive Bonuses to Improved Worker Rights

LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer Boohoo is considering linking bosses' multi-million pound bonuses to Environmental Social and...
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Boohoo: Price differences for same clothes 'a genuine mistake'

Boohoo says it had not realised identical clothing was being sold at different prices across its brands.
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Boohoo Publishes List of UK Suppliers to Meet Transparency Pledge

LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer Boohoo on Thursday published a list of 78 approved manufacturers operating across 100 sites in...
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Boohoo 'not aware' of investigation after reports of US import ban

The online clothing company is "confident" it can ensure it meets US import standards.
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Boohoo Defends Supplier Practices After Report of Possible U.S. Import Ban

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Boohoo defended its supplier practices again on Tuesday after a Sky News report said the online fashion retailer faced...
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Online Retailer Boohoo Buys 3 Fashion Brands From Arcadia

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has bought three clothing brands owned by the collapsed Arcadia retail group for 25.2 million pounds ($34.5 million.
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BUSINESS LIVE: Boohoo buys Arcadia brands; Tesco calls for e-sales tax - This is Money

BUSINESS LIVE: Boohoo buys Arcadia brands; Tesco calls for e-sales tax   This is Money
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BUSINESS CLOSE: Boohoo buys Arcadia brands; Tesco calls for e-sales tax - This is Money

BUSINESS CLOSE: Boohoo buys Arcadia brands; Tesco calls for e-sales tax   This is Money
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Boohoo tells suppliers not to subcontract, raising job fears

The demand has caused concern among some suppliers about how they will pay to hire new workers.
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Covid: Wales' questions over Boohoo's Debenhams takeover

Boohoo is buying Debenhams but not its shops, so where does that leave Wales' towns and cities?
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Andreessen Horowitz's podcast: A 23-year-old CEO explains the tricks for successfully attracting Gen Z customers

Gen Zers make purchases more exclusively on mobile, whereas many millennials prefer using a laptop for big-ticket items, says Tiffany Zhong. Joshua Chang The following is a transcript from the a16z podcast, created by Silicon Valley VC firm Andreessen Horowitz.  In this episode, a16z general partner Connie Chan speaks with Tiffany Zhong, the 23-year-old CEO of Zebra IQ. Zhong says Gen Zs prefer video to text and that the more raw and genuine you are, the more you'll connect with people. Vi...
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Fast-fashion giant Boohoo has bought department store chain Debenhams for $75 million - but the deal won't save the chain's 118 stores

A person wearing PPE (personal protective equipment) of a face mask as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 walks past a Debenhams department store, boarded up and closed-down due to the novel coronavirus, on Oxford Street in central London on April 27, 2020. TOLGA AKMEN via Getty Boohoo has bought Debenhams' brand and website for £55 million ($75 million). Debenhams' 118 stores will still close, which leaves 12,000 jobs at risk. The purchase will allow Boohoo to enter new markets whil...
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Debenhams shops to close permanently after Boohoo deal

Online retailer Boohoo will buy the brand for £55m, but not its shops, putting 12,000 jobs at risk.
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Boohoo to buy Debenhams brand as future of stores in doubt

Online fashion fast-fashion retailer Boohoo is to snap up the Debenhams brand in a deal that is expected to result in the closure of most of its remaining department stores.A deal is expected to be announced in the coming days,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Boohoo 'set to buy Debenhams brand and website'

The fast fashion retailer is not purchasing the stores or taking on its staff, the BBC understands.
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Tesco, JD Sports, ASOS and Boohoo continue retail theme in coming week - Proactive Investors UK

Tesco, JD Sports, ASOS and Boohoo continue retail theme in coming week   Proactive Investors UK
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Coming week to see continuation of retailer trading updates with Tesco, ASOS and Boohoo among the key names - Proactive Investors UK

Coming week to see continuation of retailer trading updates with Tesco, ASOS and Boohoo among the key names   Proactive Investors UK
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A year for corporate titans who could lose their shirt and still make a packet

The 2020 Observer Business Agenda Awards honour showoffs, light-touch founders and even … Big PharmaEach year, our awards celebrate the physical prowess of the finance world’s most alluring tycoons – who get their very own entry on our prestigious topless calendar. Continue reading...
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Hungry and afraid: life for factory workers meeting UK demand for cheap clothes

Pakistani workers describe trying to survive on the less than £50 a month many of them earn making items for firms such as BoohooWhen Qasim Ahmed* arrived in Faisalabad a year ago, he didn’t want much – just enough money to pay for a roof over his head, buy food and send a little home each month.Today, that seems like a fantasy. Instead of having enough to get by, he claims, he has found himself struggling to survive, frequently going hungry, feeling abused by his boss and fearing he is working ...
Tags: Business, UK, Life and style, Retail industry, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Global development, Boohoo, Faisalabad, BoohooWhen Qasim Ahmed


Boohoo selling clothes made by Pakistani workers 'who earned 29p an hour'

Guardian investigation finds claims of safety issues, with workers saying they sometimes work 24-hour shiftsThe fast fashion brand Boohoo is selling clothes made by Pakistani factory workers who say they face appalling conditions and earn as little as 29p an hour, an investigation by the Guardian has found.In interviews in the industrial city of Faisalabad, workers at two factories claimed they were paid 10,000PKR (£47) a month, well below the legal monthly minimum wage for unskilled labour of 1...
Tags: Business, Life and style, World news, Retail industry, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Global development, Guardian, Boohoo, Faisalabad


Topshop owner Arcadia falls into administration, putting more than 13,000 jobs at risk. It's the UK's biggest corporate casualty of the COVID-19 crisis so far.

Simon Dawson/Reuters The Arcadia Group, which owns British fashion brands including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, and Miss Selfridge, has fallen into administration, Deloitte confirmed Monday night. This puts more than 13,000 jobs at risk, though no redundancies have been announced yet. The company's CEO said COVID-19 was to blame. The pandemic has caused Arcadia's stores to close in two national lockdowns. But rival fast fashion retailers were already attracting the Arcadia Group's customers...
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Arcadia, the owner of British brands Topshop and Miss Selfridge, is on the brink of collapse, risking 13,000 jobs

Topshop stores across England have had to close during the country's second national lockdown. Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images The Arcadia Group, which owns British brands including Topshop, Miss Selfridge, and Dorothy Perkins, could appoint administrators early next week, sources told Sky News. The collapse of the group would put 13,000 jobs at risk. Arcadia's brands have been hit by two national lockdowns, which forced non-essential businesses, including clothing stores, to shut. In...
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Boohoo appoints former judge Sir Brian Leveson to probe company's ethics

Sir Brian Leveson will oversee the company's efforts to monitor its suppliers more closely.
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Affirm revealed its IPO paperwork. Here's a look inside the buy now, pay later frenzy, the new twist on financing that is a must have for everyone.

Klarna markets itself as a 'smoooth shopping' experience. Thomas Concordia/Getty Images Point-of-sale financing isn't new, but it's gotten renewed attention as a wave of startups like Affirm, Afterpay, and Klarna acquired millions of new users during the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Affim published its S-1, the paper detailing its planned initial public offering.  These fintechs offer consumers the ability to buy now, pay later, both online and in-store. And now, incumbents ...
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Coupons & Sales: 80% off at Boohoo, 50% off Eloquii, 50% off Topshop, & More

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
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Boohoo introduces you to your new style gurus, the Hembrow Sisters

Boohoo — the global online fashion store trusted by millions of the best-dressed people on the planet, including your most stylish friends — is going in for a second partnership with one of the hottest names in fashion and social media.
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