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Depop is ‘a little bit eBay and a little bit Instagram’. Photograph: Getty Images

A few weeks ago, I was mindlessly flicking through Instagram when I spotted an influencer wearing a fabulous white dress with a voluminous collar and (...)

Since 1997, Jeep has sold more than two million Cherokee-badged cars in the US market, and so will be doubtless reluctant to change one of its most recognisable nameplates. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Jeep has found itself in hot water over its use of the Cherokee name for two of its big-selling models. While Jeep is only a niche player in Ireland,(...)

Adidas and H&M stores in a shopping area of Sanlitun, in Beijing. Companies want to please environmental, social and governance investors without offending China. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

Global corporations have increasingly taken the view in recent years that the rewards of social activism outweigh the risks, taking stances on issues (...)

Is change coming? Union supporters distribute information before sunrise outside the BHM1 fulfilment centre in Bessemer, Alabama, on Monday. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon / AFP

Image of the week: Unionising Amazon In Bessemer, Alabama, workers at Amazon. com’s BHM1 fulfilment centre have been voting this week on whether to c(...)

Founder and chief executive of EShopWorld, Tommy Kelly.

Asendia, a joint venture between La Poste group and Swiss Post, has acquired the remaining stake in Irish ecommerce company EShopWorld that it did not(...)

A man walks by an H&M clothing store at a shopping area  in Beijing, China. Chinese state media and social networking platforms called for boycotts of major Western brands, including H&M, after their raising of human rights issues. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

H&M vowed on Wednesday to win back trust in China amid growing signs its fashion empire is suffering from a backlash after it voiced concerns last(...)

Chinese state media and social networking platforms have called for boycotts of major Western brands, including H&M, after statements made by the company in the past about Xinjiang cotton resurfaced online. Photograph: Getty

When Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M said in September that it was ending its relationship with a Chinese supplier accused of using forced labour, (...)

German players wear T-shirts that spell out ‘Human Rights’ prior to the World Cup qualifier between Germany and Iceland in Duisburg on Thursday.  Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/ Pool/Getty

Sports authorities have long persisted with the myth that sport and politics don’t mix, using their rule books to sanitise venues against the world ou(...)

Iain Duncan Smith was among the individuals sanctioned by China. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA/File

China has imposed sanctions against UK politicians, lawyers and academics over criticism of its mass internment campaign in Xinjiang, the latest salvo(...)

The tech-heavy Nasdaq led Wall Street lower on Thursday. Photograph: Angela Weiss /AFP

European stocks ended lower on Thursday as fears over extended coronavirus restrictions in the euro zone sparked a flight from energy and financial st(...)

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