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Woolies to pull baby carrier from shelves after copying controversy

9 January 2019 3:52 PM
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Businesswoman Shannon McLaughlin this week accused Woolworths of copying her product design named the Ubuntu Baby Carrier.

Retail giant Woolworths has announced that it will pull its range of baby carriers at the centre of copying allegations.

Businesswoman Shannon McLaughlin this week accused Woolworths of copying her product design named the Ubuntu Baby Carrier.

Read: 'Woolies has no leg to stand on for copying unique feature from my baby carrier'

Also Read: Baby carrier creator enraged that Woolworths copied her original product

After meeting McLaughlin on Wednesday, Woolworths published a series of tweets in which it apologised for what it calls a "lapse in process".

The retailer says it will remove its carriers in stores and online. It will also offer customers a full refund if they so wish.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Woolies to pull baby carrier from shelves after copying controversy


9 January 2019 3:52 PM
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Woolworths
Ubuntu Baby Carrier
baby carrier
copying saga
product design

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