Exclusive: Shein web traffic jumps despite poor working conditions documentary

Shein mobile site on phone screen

Shein has enjoyed surging site traffic despite recently being embroiled in a scandal over illegal working conditions.

The fast-fashion etailer, which is alleged by Channel 4’s Untold documentary to have broken Beijing labour laws at two of its supplier factories, has seen little negative impact on its site traffic following the news, an investigation by Retail Week confirmed.

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