The Body Shop

The Body Shop
Average: 5 (1 vote)

The Body Shop is one of the companies that have been successful in the franchising business. It has over 2,600 branch locations in 65 countries all over the world (with franchise network of 1,600 stores). It has been a leader in marketing natural and ethical inspired beauty retail, and still growing across the whole wide world via the strong network of franchising. The Body Shop has its headquarters in Littlehampton, West Sussex, England and directly employs 2,600 staff at all company owned stores in the UK alone. It was founded by Anita Roddick in 1976, now it is a part of the L’Oréal corporate group. Being part of the world’s one of the most reputable brand makes The Body Shop a highly profitable business.

In 1970, Anita Roddick (then Anita Perilli) visited "The Body Shop" housed in a car repairs and garage in Berkeley, California selling naturally-scented soaps and lotions. The shop run by Peggy Short and Jane Saunders used natural ingredients, and helped to employ and train immigrant women. S...read more

Country of origin 
GB United Kingdom
Business established 
1976
Number of units (worldwide) 
2.600
Target countries 
AR AR
AU AU
AT AT
BR BR
BG BG
CZ CZ
HR HR
AE AE
FI FI
FR FR
DE DE
IE IE
IT IT
MX MX
NO NO
PY PY
PE PE
PL PL
PT PT
GB GB
MD MD
RO RO
RU RU
RS RS
US US
SE SE
UA UA
HU HU
Target locations 
Contract type 
Contract duration (years) 
5
Investment level 
Franchise fee 
5.000 EUR
Royalty 
110EUR/month
Please note that the legal and financial info presented here may vary, depending on the country and region. Prices are expressed in EUR and may have been converted from local currencies at the time of the listing.
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