Anita Roddick: The Last Interview
"But in terms of business, I think the most exciting thing that is going on in this country right now are the social businesses - the businesses that have a social purpose, and they are so creative, so fascinating."
The Daily Telegraph publishes an interview with the late Anita Roddick which they claim was her last. Here’s an extract between the Telegraph and the former Body Shop owner:
ET: What would you do if you were 30 years old now?
AR: I keep on thinking, well there’s a huge market, a huge section of society we haven’t got a name for, and its my age group. We’re not quite the age concern group – we’re the baby boomers – we keep on reinventing ourselves.
You take a look at women in their 60s now and they don’t look like women in their 60s that I remember, when I was 20 or 30. There’s a whole market for that. The trouble is there’s no language around it.