The Body Shop Announces Job Cuts

Around 150 British jobs are to be lost at ethical cosmetics chain The Body Shop, it has been announced.

The company – which was sold to French cosmetics giant L'Oreal in March 2006 for £652m – is to cut 275 jobs worldwide.

It was revealed a restructuring drive was behind the decision to cut staff.

The Body Shop said it was consulting operations staff in certain office-based areas, but said the reorganisation will not affect store staff.

Around 9,200 people are employed by the firm worldwide, which was founded by the late Dame Anita Roddick in 1976.


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