Body Shop Founder, Green Movement Pioneer, Dies

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Body Shop founder Anita Roddick died of a brain hemorrhage on Monday. Roddick launched the environmentally friendly cosmetics boutique in 1976 — long before the green movement became mainstream. Forbes London bureau chief Parmy Olson talks with Madeleine Brand about the cosmetics pioneer.



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