Can The Body Shop be salvaged after collapsing into administration?

Body Shop Oxford Street

As The Body Shop falls into administration less than three months after being bought by private equity firm Aurelius, Retail Week explores what happens next for the once-disruptive British retailer

The Body Shop had begun a new year under a new owner with the promise and “opportunity to re-energise an iconic global beauty and personal care brand”. 

Less than three months after being sold to private equity firm Aurelius, the specialist beauty retailer entered administration for its UK business threatening the closure of the nearly 200 stores and putting more than 2000 jobs at risk. 


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