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The Body Shop – Are they on the way out?


In the last quarter the Body Shop’s like for like sales were down 7.5%. Jobs are already going – 275 worldwide.

I first became aware of the Body Shop back in the seventies. I come from near Brighton and used to see what I guess was their first shop on shopping trips to the town. The Body Shop’s growth in the cosmetic business has been a constant backdrop since then. I have never worked for them, not directly at any rate, but I have known plenty of people who have. I have always had a reasonable level of respect for the company.

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