About The Body Shop RU
On March 26, Anita Roddick opens the first The Body Shop® in Brighton on the south coast of England. In 1978, the first branded kiosk opened under the franchise system appears in Brussels. By 1982, two new stores are opening monthly.1986The company goes public for the first time and finances the production of posters for Greenpeace. A year later, The Body Shop® creates its own Environmental Projects Department and runs the first major social campaign, Save the Whales, with Greenpeace. 1987The Body Shop® launches its first Fair Trade products - wooden foot massagers produced by a small cooperative in southern India. This year marked the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership with one of our main suppliers - the Teddy Exports cooperative.1990just one year after The Body Shop® entered the US market, more than 2,500 franchise applications have been filed to open new stores. The demand for products is constantly growing, the company is expanding and by 1990 the brand's retail network covers 39 countries of the world. Also in 1990, The Body Shop® creates The Body Shop Foundation to support and fund leading social organizations working in the environmental, animal and human rights fields.