The Body Shop profits and sales rise bolstered by strong UK performance

The Body Shop prof (6)

The Body Shop has recorded an uplift in its third-quarter sales as parent company Natura&Co’s acquisition of Avon won shareholder approval.

Brazilian beauty titan Natura&Co recorded a 17.4% decline in EBTIDA to R$398.9M (£74.2m) in its third quarter, which it attributed to “a planned increase in strategic investments to strengthen our fundamentals” alongside costs related to its acquisition of Avon.

Subsidiary The Body Shop posted an 18.7% uplift in EBITDA during the period to R$62.6m (£11.6m), boosted by a 1.1% rise in net revenue to R$935.7m (£173.9m). Excluding the impact of disruption in Hong Kong, net revenue rose 6.4% on a constant currency basis, while UK like for likes climbed 3.1%.

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