miércoles, 11 de mayo de 2011

Story of Anita Roddick

Dame Anita Perella Roddick was the founder in 1976 of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company dedicated to manufacturing and distributing beauty products in Brighton, England.
Born into a family of Italian immigrants, Anita traveled the world with a job at the United Nations where he discovered a lot of stories that might influence the prescription of their cosmetics. During his time away from England, The Body Shop was just a thought in Roddick's head on how to stretch an income for herself and her two daughters while her husband, Gordon Roddick, was in the United States. became one of the richest in England, with assets totaling more than $ 300 million.
Before opening your business: The Body Shop in 1976, Roddick had a shaky education. Having been born of an Italian mother and American father working, went to work at an early age in a coffee shop where he developed a strong work ethic. Roddick said there was little time for her coffee when she was young.

Roddick was here revised their ideas that developed during the trip and leave your garage designed 15 different skin products and opened a small shop. After his success profit, a second store opened at 6 months followed by more when Gordon returned from the United States.

In early 1990, The Body Shop had over 700 branches whose success came in 1991, the World Vision Award for Development Initiative. Today, after continued growth, the Body Shop has over 2000 stores worldwide and recently, in 1993, Roddick was knighted by the Queen of England, giving the name and title: Dame Anita Roddick.

On February 14, 2007, a year after retiring from business life, Roddick revealed that she had hepatitis C, contracted as a result of a transfusion he received during his second delivery. As a result, also suffered from cirrhosis. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage.

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