Clicks has suspended two of its staff following the controversy that sparked on Friday a couple of hair advert that portrayed black ladies’s hair as ‘Frizzy and Uninteresting’ & ‘Dry and Broken,’ whereas white ladies’s hair portrayed as ‘Regular and Nice.’
Vikesh Ramsunder, Clicks Group CEO stated the incident that occurred seems to be so disappointing which might result in transformation for the organisation.
“I’m deeply disenchanted. I couldn’t consider this occurred inside our organisation as a result of till Thursday I assumed we had been in the best route round transformation we’ve got accomplished monumental work.”
“Greater than 80-percent of our staff are black however what I’ve come to grasp is that I’ve much more work to do within the organisation.”
“I can at all times move the bark to Unilever which I’m not doing, I can do what I’m doing in my organisation to make it possible for this doesn’t repeat itself.”
In the meantime, Floyd Shivambu – EFF Deputy President stated the Financial Freedom Fighters will preserve to their protest towards racism and no court docket order from Clicks will hinder them.
On Monday morning, Clicks’ legal professionals wrote a letter to the social gathering with directions to keep away from any type of violence as operations will go on as common in any respect its shops.