Private investment company founded by Australian Brett Blundy in 1980 with offices in Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne. Three core divisions of retail, real estate, and cattle. Six retail brands with 850 stores across 13 countries, including Bras N Things, Honey Birdette (lingerie), Lovisa (jewellery and hair accessories) and Adairs (homewares). Sold Bras N Things to HanesBrands in 2018 for $500 million.
|BB Retail Capital Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|BB Retail Capital Pty Ltd|
BBRC exports the majority of its live cattle to Indonesia, with some stock going to Vietnam. In 2014 a spokesman the company was focused more on live cattle exports than trading processed beef. Live export has been heavily criticised by animal rights groups such as Animals Australia and RSPCA.
[Source 2014][More on Factory Farming]
This company's Honey Birdette subsidiary has been repreatedly criticised for offensive advertising. Six times between 2012 and 2016 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about poster ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The ads were subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2016][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Address||L14, 71 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia|