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Should we buy it? How a soap manufacturer was transformed

Self-care business Anihana has caught the eye of international retail giants.

WATCH: Anihana founder Sophie Cooper speaks with Kate McVicar.

Kate McVicar Mon, 22 Jan 2024

Rewind seven years to when Sophie Cooper decided to buy a soap factory.

“I went home to my husband and jokingly said, ‘should we buy this business?’,” the Anihana founder tells NBR.

At the time, Cooper – with a background in floristry and eight months pregnant – was working for a woman

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Kate McVicar Mon, 22 Jan 2024
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