Fast-fashion giant Shein to build out a team of senior staff in Ireland

Chinese online clothes retailer plans to hire a number of people in its Dublin office including a legal head and a head of finance

Shein, which sells into nearly 200 countries and has no official European headquarters, has picked up its activity in the Irish market over the past year

Shein, the fast-fashion giant, is building out a team of senior staff in Ireland who will oversee the company’s finances across several continents and also head up its international legal division.

The Chinese online fashion retailer, which was set up in 2008 by Chris Xu, sells cheap items of clothing that it purchases wholesale from Chinese garment manufacturers. The firm, which recorded more than $16 billion in sales in 2021, has been consistently criticised by ...