Live in Manchester

With Mark Constantine OBE, co-founder of LUSH

Welcoming Mark Constantine, co-founder of Lush, to Manchester Cathedral to record this episode resulted in an incredible event and podcast too. Mark’s story began with a very difficult start in life, however his sheer hard work, determination and by following his passion, he founded his first cosmetic brand from his kitchen table, supplying to the infamous Body Shop. A highly innovative, creative and conscious brand, Lush is using its power to change the world to be a better place.

The live epsiode

Mark Constantine, co-founder of the iconic brand Lush, is the ultimate role model of someone who can turn their life around through following their purpose and passion. Abandoned by his father at a very young age, Mark had a very difficult start in life, ending up living on the streets at 16 and with very little prospects. Today, Mark and his team are forging the future for retail, with Lush now boasting 928 stores globally, with newest concept stores in Berlin, Milan, Tokyo and most recently Manchester, along with opening the world’s largest Lush store in Liverpool.


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