The Body Shop Switzerland AG renews its Franchise Agreement with The Body Shop International Ltd.

Niederer Kraft Frey acted as counsel to The Body Shop Switzerland AG in the negotiations of the new franchise agreement and its various side contracts.

The Body Shop is a British retail chain for cosmetic products and part of the Brazilian cosmetics retail group Natura & Co. It advertises its renunciation of animal testing and its adherence to other ethical principles.

The Body Shop Switzerland AG, a subsidiary of the Coop Group, headquartered in Uster, Zurich, is a successful franchisee of The Body Shop International. With 50 unique stores and around 230 employees, it offers its customers an attractive and sustainable product range with a great shopping experience.

After ten years of successful cooperation between The Body Shop Switzerland AG and The Body Shop International Ltd. the parties decided to renew their cooperation.

The NKF team was led by Technology and Data Protection partner Clara-Ann Gordon and IP partner Nicolas Birkhäuser, working with associate Binderiya Gan-Ayush (Corporate, Technology) and junior associate Tanja Lutz (Technology).