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The External Financing Need Study for Body Shop Company

Shan Wang


The Body Shop International PLC was a skincare company founded by Anita Roddick1. The main objective of the project is to calculate the External Financing Needs (EFN).In arriving the EFN we will be providing the management with a set proforma financial statements for the projected years were finished by using percentage of sales method, based on the historic data from 1999 to 2001. Additionally, we will examine our scenario results and provide management recommendation accordingly.


The Body Shop International PLC; External Financing Needs(EFN); Proforma; Sales Method; Scenario Results

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Sarah Ellisan, “Body Shop seeks a Makeover—U.K. Cosmetics Retailer Confirms Sale Talks with Mexico’s Grupo Omnilife—A Long and Difficult Fall from Grace,” Wall Street Journal Europe, 8 June 2001. Product Life Cycle. (n.d.). Retrieved March 23, 2017, from http://www. quickmba.com/marketing/product/lifecycle

Wahlen JM., Baginski SP., & Bradshaw MT. (2015). Financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and valuation: a strategic perspective. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. “Chapter 5 Risk Analysis”.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v8i5.10339