How can The Body Shop reverse its fortunes as profits take a hit?


As The Body Shop reports dwindling sales in the second quarter of the year, Retail Week takes a closer look at what the bath and body retailer can do to turn the tide

While Brazilian parent company Natura & Co posted an increase in profits for the second quarter of the year, The Body Shop continued to face challenges as its profits took a hit

In the first full quarter since the arrival of interim chief executive Ian Bickley, The Body Shop reported a gross profit of BRL622.8m (£98.8m), down 11.6% from BRL704.9m (£111.8m) compared with the same period last year. 

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