Body and Soul: Profits with Principles, the Amazing Success Story of Anita Roddick & the Body Shop

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Crown, 1991 - Businesswomen - 256 pages
When The Body Shop International opened in 1976, on $8,000 in borrowed money, the phenomenal success of the business today would have appeared a pipe dream. Provocative, funny, and outrageous--Roddick tells her story, and expresses her unconventional views on hype, greed, caring and communion.

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BODY AND SOUL: Profits with Principles--the Amazing Success Story of Anita Roddick and The Body Shop

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In case the title fails to warn you, this is a somewhat unfocused inspirational corporate history by the entrepreneurial cult heroine who founded the wildly remunerative ``environmentally conscious ... Read full review

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An inspirational story of a visionary. Tiring to read but worthwhile. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Dame Anita Roddick started The Body Shop in 1976 in Brighton, England. What distinguishes The Body Shop and Roddick from other global businesses and entrepreneurs is a core dedication to community trade and human rights. Roddick is a key pioneer of socially responsible business, proving that commerce with a conscience is not only a moral imperative. She was named a Dame of the Order of the British Empire in 2003. Her Web site is www.AnitaRoddick.com.

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