Tag: Cheap

  • The Real Reason Shein Is So Cheap

    Shein’s primary method of keeping their prices low? Paying their workers criminally low wages. Swiss NGO Public Eye released a tell-all on Shein’s unethical labor practices in 2021 after interviewing workers in several of Shein’s factories. While the labor practices differed per factory, there were some common themes. They said that they were paid not…

  • The Real Reason Temu Is So Cheap

    Although Temu technically has a Boston-based address, the company is operated by and runs exactly like its China-based sister app, Pinduoduo. They both share the same model of selling low-quality products to customers by shipping directly from Chinese factories and warehouses within the company’s supply chain. This direct-to-consumer model allows Temu to cut out middlemen…