Complaint against Boohoo in US over ‘forced labour’ allegations

The US Customs and Border Protection agency is considering a complaint made by a charity against the fast-fashion company

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
1st March, 2021
Complaint against Boohoo in US over ‘forced labour’ allegations
Boohoo’s revenue in the US reached $215 million in 2019, and the company doubled that with $202 million in just the first half of 2020

Boohoo, the fast-fashion company run by Irishman John Lyttle, is the subject of a complaint that could result in a ban on its goods being exported to the US, the Business Post can reveal.

A charity this month asked the US Customs and Border Protection agency to consider blocking clothing imports from the city of Leicester, and from Boohoo specifically, over allegations that the products it gets from suppliers “are potentially produced at...

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