Who Owns Those Fun Green Health & Beauty Companies And Ideas?


This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase through these links, we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to yourself.


world-in-hands-very-small.jpg
  • Save
I just saw a report on the CBS Early Show about how ‘green’ can mean big money for small businesses, fun products, and new careers.

My favorite part:

How big mega businesses gobbled up some smaller (but very popular) household brands.

Here they are…

 

Green = Big Business

I guess the point was, if you are a small business creating green, earth-friendly products, then the future looks bright for you.

Going green has contributed to bulking up corporate bottom lines –and job rolls — resulting in the emergence of positions unthinkable in years-gone-by.Danny Seo, CBS

Here are some examples from the show, in order of buy-out price:

burts-bees-lip-balm.jpg
  • Save
 

  • Save
Burt’s Bees was purchased by Clorox for $913 million dollars.

 

aveda-hair-potion.jpg
  • Save
 

  • Save
Aveda was purchased by Estee Lauder for $300 million dollars.

 

toms-of-maine-natural-toothpaste.jpg
  • Save
 

Tom’s of Maine was purchased by Colgate-Palmolive for $100 million dollars.

 

tea-tree-oil-from-the-body-shop.jpg
  • Save
 

  • Save
The Body Shop was purchased by L’Oreal for $1.4 billion dollars.

…interesting, right?

 

Check out the best ‘green’ jobs to consider. They’re projected to bring the highest salaries, the fastest (right out of college).

 

The Story Behind The Story: Company Histories

In other FUN news… Check out these free samples from Kiehl’s and Sephora’s free sampling program.

  • Save

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap