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The Body Shop Overview

London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1976
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Beauty & Personal Accessories Shops
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Bath & Body Works, Sephora

The Body Shop was founded in 1976 by Dame Anita Roddick in Brighton, England.
It all started as a small shop providing quality skincare products in refilled bottles and with the belief that business could be a force for good and the world - our source of ... Read more

Mission: We exist to make a positive difference to people’s lives. We create superior quality products using the world’s finest natural ingredients to make your skin feel so good.

The Body Shop Reviews

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    Current Employee - CC/TL

    I have been working at The Body Shop part-time

    Pros

    very generous with free products, really great company values, have been fortunate to meet some amazing people and worked in great teams.

    Cons

    little opportunity to progress because of size of stores

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The Body Shop Photos

The Body Shop photo of: Global Headquarters Reception & Living Wall
The Body Shop photo of: The Giving Tree is an annual way for employees to donate gifts to those less fortunate... wonderful!
The Body Shop photo of: Body Butters in our Singapore Store
The Body Shop photo of: Our lovely Bourke Street, Australian team!
The Body Shop photo of: The Bee Conservation Area at our Global Support Centre
The Body Shop photo of: Reception, Global Support Centre
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The Body Shop Interviews

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    Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Shop floor trial to see how you interact with the team and the customers in that environment. Competency-based interview which included questions about your customer service experience and relevant experience for the role.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you like about the Body Shop?   2 Answers
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Company Updates

  • Girls still don’t have equal rights – and that has to change. 🙌 That’s why we’re donating £50,000 to support Plan International’s work in the UK and Ireland 💚 Together, we can make sure girls and young people know their rights and have their voices heard 👏 Our stores will also be accepting donations today and tomorrow to support

  • DID YOU KNOW… March is B Corporation Month! 💚 We couldn’t have achieved B Corp™ status without you! Our history of engaging you guys in activist campaigns, like Forever Against Animal Testing, and influencing legislation helped us achieve B Corp certification. B Corps believe business can be a force for good – but you always have too! Give yourself a high five 🙏 and discover what else it took to become a B Corp.

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The Body Shop Awards & Accolades

  • Best Green Companies for America's Children, Working Mother, 2008

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