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 Positive.’
Vikesh Ramsunder, Clicks Group CEO mentioned the incident that occurred seems so disappointing which might result in transformation for the organisation.
“I’m deeply upset. I couldn’t imagine this occurred inside our organisation as a result of till Thursday I believed we have been in the proper path round transformation now we have completed 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 mentioned the Financial Freedom Fighters will preserve to their protest in opposition to racism and no courtroom 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 regular in any respect its shops.