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POLITICS

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi Tells Thuli Madonsela To Go To Hell

The EFF's Mbuyiseni chilled out in responding to Social Justice and Law Professor at the University of Stellenbosch and past Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, who reprimanded the get-together for zeroing in on the prosperity and grandness outlet Clicks in a cross country battle.  The EFF disagreed and shut down Clicks retail outlets on Monday, calling for move to be made against those at risk for checking ethnic minorities hair as dry and hurt.  Despite Clicks pack CEO Vikesh Ramsunder giving up that the key

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Mbuyiseni Ndlozi Tells Thuli Madonsela To Go To Hell

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion| South Africans Have Found Yet Another Mistake Made By Clicks

Clicks has been trending due to a racist advert on their website which suggested that black women's hair is dull and damaged. A lot of people have been voicing out their concerns regarding the advert and Clicks' CEO, Vikesh Ramsunder has apologized for it. However, it seems that black people would not have it especially the EFF, as they have started a protest to shutdown clicks stores since Manday 7th September 2020. Sadly, the shutdown came with soms of the Clicks outlets being vandalized, set alight and some

  1 year ago ago
Opinion| South Africans Have Found Yet Another Mistake Made By Clicks

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Long Walk To Transformation|| Finally Clicks Store Does What They Should Have Done Long Time Ago

Bertina Engelbretcht has made history in her appointment as the the first lady CEO of the leading health and beauty retailer. Vikesh Ramsunder left Clicks as the CEO and Engelbretcht who was an attorney, the Group Corporate Affairs Director will begin his new Role in January 2022. This makes her the first African woman to lead the JSE-listed retail group.On her belt Engelbrecht has amazing appointments, she worked at Shell SA Energy as the general manager,Director at Organisational Effectiveness at Sea Harvest and worked there for a decade with the logistics giant, Transnet.

  2 months ago ago
Long Walk To Transformation|| Finally Clicks Store Does What They Should Have Done Long Time Ago

BUSINESS

Clicks suspends some employees! See statement

Article by Boitumelo Motimele Image: Gallo images The CEO of Clicks, Vikesh Ramsunder, has issued a public after the EFF shutdown most of the Clicks stores due to a racial advert on the company's website. Most South Africans did not take the advert well and blamed Clicks for the mess. The actual company to 'blame' is a shampoo company named Tresemme. According to the statement, Clicks has already suspended the employees responsible for putting up the advert on the company's website. And therefore, evaluate every

  1 year ago ago
Clicks suspends some employees! See statement

FASHION-BEAUTY

While Clicks Closes Its Doors. There's A "No Weave Challenge"

Many are taking the whole Clicks Ad seriously, and rightfully so - feeling the major retail store should be held accountable for their actions. Eff members, claimed they will proceed with a peaceful protest on Monday. That soon took a turn for the worst when we saw the doors at Clicks being broken and store items from shelving being torn down and some stores were torched. With the majority of Clicks employees being black, this affect will their livelihoods after coming back from a hard lockdown. Nearly 425 Clicks

  1 year ago ago
While Clicks Closes Its Doors. There's A

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Clicks appoints Engelbrecht as its first female chief executive

Following the resignation of Vikesh Ramsunder as Clicks Manager, a leading retailer of health and beauty products has appointed its first female manager Bertina Engelbrecht in a historic appointment. Engelbrecht, a lawyer, has been the company's Director in Group Corporate Affairs and will begin her new career in January 2022.

  2 months ago ago
Clicks appoints Engelbrecht as its first female chief executive

BUSINESS

Clicks hair advert:Clicks in more trouble after firing two black employees

South Africa's leading pharmacy retailer Clicks has come under fire after an advert that was deemed to be discriminating against black people was posted on their website. Social media was abuzz when the advert was posted and it attracted negative attention from consumers. Following the negative reaction from black people, EFF has jumped in to force the closure of all clicks stores. There have been numerous attacks on the stores since the beginning of this turmoil. Black people were offended when Clicks classified

  1 year ago ago
Clicks hair advert:Clicks in more trouble after firing two black employees

POLITICS

CLICKS PROTESTS: EFF Meets Clicks and Unilever Management!

The Economic Freedom Fighters Ground Forces enforcing a mandate at the Clicks Stores. The Economic Freedom Fighters refused to fight racism with hashtags and tweets and is the political party that takes a stern action against racism. While others complain that the party resolved to violence, the mandate of the Economic Freedom Fighters was very clear. First off, the party had written to the Clicks Stores to demand that they suspend those who have commissioned the racist advert, but Clicks refused to do so. After

  1 year ago ago
CLICKS PROTESTS: EFF Meets Clicks and Unilever Management!

POLITICS

Clicks Responds To EFF’s Demands

Clicks on Monday said that it couldn't give the requests by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to shut down its 880 stores, particularly during extreme monetary occasions when staff required their positions.  The retailer has experienced harsh criticism and had to close 425 of its stores on Monday after outlets were assaulted by EFF individuals venting their outrage regarding a bigot advert distributed on the Clicks site.  The promotion called dark hair "dry, harmed and fuzzy", contrasted with white hair,

  1 year ago ago
Clicks Responds To EFF’s Demands

POLITICS

Clicks CEO, Ramsunder, apologises for the controversial black hair ad

The South African health and beauty retailer has apologised to the country following a controversial advertisement posted on its website depicting black women's hair texture as inferior to those of white women. Penning an open letter to the nation, Vikesh Ramsunder, Clicks Group CEO, said: "I am very disappointed that we have allowed insensitive and offensive images to be posted on our site. I sincerely apologise for the hurt and anger these images have caused." Ramsunder said even though the images and content

  1 year ago ago
Clicks CEO, Ramsunder, apologises for the controversial black hair ad

POLITICS

Clicks senior executive responsible for publishing advert has resigned

Click chief executive Vikesh Ramsunder said in a statement that the senior executive who was tesponsible for the publishing of the controversial hair advertisement has resigned and two junior staffers remained under suspension. He continued to say that tbose under suspension would undergo disciplinary process which will be overseen by an independent external chairperson. This comes after Clicks published and ad on their website showing black woman's hair as fezzy, dry, dull and damaged whilw describing white

  1 year ago ago
Clicks senior executive responsible for publishing advert has resigned

POLITICS

Clicks CEO Ramsunder To Meet With The Eff Leader Julius Malema

After 3 days of fighting between the Eff and clicks, Finally the CEO of clicks Mr Vikesh Ramsunder agree to meet the leadership of the Eff. The meeting will be held at the Eff Headquarters tomorrow. The Eff has issue the statement that, they will hold talks with the CEO of clicks Mr Vikesh Ramsunder on Thursday 10 September to hopefully resolve the ongoing conficts between the two parties, which has seen widespread protest resulting in the vandalism of a number of stores. Meanwhile the announcement that retail

  1 year ago ago
Clicks CEO Ramsunder To Meet With The Eff Leader Julius Malema

BUSINESS

Clicks hair adverts: TRESemme to be removed from the shelves, and has suspended employees

Clicks retail group has said on Tuesday that it would remove the TRESemme brand from their shelves, and expand it's range of local haircare products with the help of the government to develop the local beauty market. The retail group has suspended all the employees that were involved in the advertising campaign that caused a nationwide protest on Monday by the EFF. The protest has caused 425 stores to be affected around the country with some of the stores torched and vandalized. The court has granted clicks

  1 year ago ago
Clicks hair adverts: TRESemme to be removed from the shelves, and has suspended employees

BUSINESS

Clicks says it will remove all TRESemmé products from its shelves and replace them with local brands

Snaps has acknowledged the acquiescence of a senior leader liable for a hostile hair item ad and said staff answerable for distributing it had been suspended.  Snaps additionally said on Tuesday that it would delist and eliminate all TRESemmé items from racks with quick impact and supplant them with privately sourced hair care brands.  The organization didn't name the senior chief answerable for the notice.  President Vikesh Ramsunder said all the suspended workers would experience a reasonable and unprejudiced

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Clicks says it will remove all TRESemmé products from its shelves and replace them with local brands

BUSINESS

Hair product enlisted from one of the top store after its racial advertisement

The racist advert caused havoc on social media platforms and public outrage, protests by the Economic Freedom Fighter and calls to boycott and ban Clicks stores and TRESemmé products in south africa. Clicks has now also delisted,removed and no longer selling the TRESemmé brand product for calling black hair damaged, dry and frizzy. Clicks store reported that all employees responsible and team member for the publishing of the racist advertisement would face a disciplinary hearing immediately. Clicks has pulled

  1 year ago ago
Hair product enlisted from one of the top store after its racial advertisement

BUSINESS

TRESemme products’ racist exit from Clicks chain stores

Clicks have announced on Tuesday it discontinues TRESemmem, replacing the brand with a range of local hair care products to help develop the local market TRESemmé, an American product line previously marketed to salons, was acquired by Alberto-Culver in 1968 and by Unilever in 2010. The decision to ditch TRESemmé followed a racist marketing campaign at retail chain Clicks which declared black women’s hair dull and broken and “dry and damaged”, while white women’s hair was “smooth and even”. “and”

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TRESemme products’ racist exit from Clicks chain stores

BUSINESS

Good news for small local suppliers after TRESemmé was pulled off shelves at Clicks

The Clicks group owner and United Pharmaceutical Distribution have committed to support small, micro and medium enterprises is South Africa, and their support for local beauty hair care products. The small business development said that the undertaking was made by the Clicks Group chief executive Vikesh Ramsunder at a meeting with the minister of small business development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni and some other senior delegates from the department. This included representatives from SEFA (small enterprise finance

  1 year ago ago
Good news for small local suppliers after TRESemmé  was pulled off shelves at Clicks

POLITICS

See The Agreement Reached By Clicks And The EFF. TRESemme Is Being Cancelled In SA.

On Thursday afternoon, 10th September, a Clicks Group delegation led by Vikesh Ramsunder the CEO, met with the EFF leadership including their Commander in Chief Julius Malema. In the meeting , an agreement was reached , and the protests were imediately suspended. Following protests from the public and the closure of some of the Group's stores, which included isolated acts of violance , vandalism and arson, Ramsunder directed his apology to the EFF , South Africa and black women in particular. Furthermore, Clicks

  1 year ago ago
See The Agreement Reached By Clicks And The EFF.  TRESemme Is Being Cancelled In SA.

POLITICS

Clicks health and beauty store in trouble with the EFF

The South African Human Rights Commission requested to meet with those involved in the the Clicks hair products advertisement, to make sure that the same experience is not repeated in future. The commission mentioned, the advert knocks down the work done towards the realization of equity for all. Andre Gaum, SAHRC's, wanted to understand the proceedings Clicks will take to safeguard against such adverts in future since hair has been the cause of great harm and hurt for many black women and girls for many years.

  1 year ago ago
Clicks health and beauty store in trouble with the EFF