Clicks has suspended two of its staff following the controversy that sparked on Friday a couple of hair advert that portrayed black girls’s hair as ‘Frizzy and Uninteresting’ & ‘Dry and Broken,’ whereas white girls’s hair portrayed as ‘Regular and High-quality.’
Vikesh Ramsunder, Clicks Group CEO stated the incident that occurred seems so disappointing which might result in transformation for the organisation.
“I’m deeply disillusioned. I couldn’t imagine this occurred inside our organisation as a result of till Thursday I believed we had been in the correct route round transformation now we have finished huge 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 all the time go the bark to Unilever which I’m not doing, I can do what I’m doing in my organisation to guarantee that 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’ attorneys wrote a letter to the get together with directions to keep away from any type of violence as operations will go on as standard in any respect its shops.