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The Body Shop expands to Chile


The Body Shop is continuing its expansion in Latin America with a new store set to open in Chile.

The beauty retailer, which is owned by L’Oreal and has stores in 65 countries already, is set to make presence in Santiago’s Plaza Egaña Mall this month - a shopping centre that has lauded for its sustainability.

The Body Shop’s Latin America director Paul Kimberly said the company was “convinced” that the region “offers growth potential and opportunities for development”.

The new shop with sell its best-selling products, such as its Vitamin E range and Oils of Life facial treatment.

The Body Shop’s Chile expansion will make it the company’s third Latin American market, having already been established in Mexico since 1993 and Brazil since 2014.

There no indications of how many other stores it plans to open in Chile.

The new Santiago store comes as The Body Shop reported 9.6 per cent drop in second-quarter sales to £169.2 million last month.

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Published on Thursday 25 August by Elias Jahshan

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