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body shop

a place where the bodywork of motor vehicles is built or repaired
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The staff in the Body Shop, in stark contrast, were really helpful.
The Body Shop, which employs more than 9,200 people worldwide, was founded by Dame Anita Roddick in 1976.
Roseman, executive vice president, Paul Berkman, senior managing director, and Jason Maurer, associate at Newmark Knight Frank Retail represented the landlord, Highgate Holdings, while Virginia Piterelli of Madison HGCD represented The Body Shop.
Family and friends initially ran new branches of the Body Shop but customers began asking if they could open their own shops, and the franchise was born.
Roddick, a former teacher, launched the Body Shop with a single outlet selling cruelty-free cosmetics in Brighton, England in 1976.
Under the terms of the agreement, Body Shop of America will process credit card and mail-order/telephone order (MOTO) transactions quickly and securely using Shift4's $$$ ON THE NET web-based payment gateway.
While Mondeo, Galaxy and S-Max are all based on the Ford EUCD (European C/D-Segment) platform, the Genk facility will house two separate body shops, one utilizing reconfigured tooling from the Transit line for Galaxy and S-Max bodies, while the latest flexible tooling systems are being installed for Mondeo and its three body styles: sedan, wagon and five-door.
But despite the controversy there was no consumer backlash between July and September when Body Shop saw like-for-like sales increase 8.8 per cent to pounds 116 million.
Shimmer Cube eyeshadow palette, EUR 20, The Body Shop' Spray foundation, EUR 30, Dior' Brushon lip glaze, EUR 21, Stila' Chic shine for cheeks, EUR 17, Jelly Pong Pong' Tea tree oil cover stick, EUR 6.50, The Body Shop' Pink nail polish EUR 7.50, NYC' Duo gloss, EUR 7.50, Jelly Pong Pong' Red lippy, EUR 7.50, NYC' Icy Shine Lipgloss, EUR 12, Girl2Go' Mascara, EUR 17.50, Urban Decay
Set up more than 10 years ago, The Body Shop At Home initiative has given thousands of Britons the chance to set up their own successful businesses from their kitchen table.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has cleared, without imposing conditions, the takeover of the Body Shop by L'Oreal, after concluding the deal would neither harm consumer choice nor reduce competition in the cosmetics sector.
CAMPAIGNERS are planning to demonstrate outside Body Shop outlets on May 20 in protest at its links with Nestle.