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Woolworths admits trouble with its baby carrier design, yanks its Ubuntu Baba ...

It's victory for independent designer Shannon McLaughlin: Woolworths admits its supposed in-house product is remarkably similar to her Ubuntu Baba baby carrier design. Woolworths has apologised, and says it has withdrawn its lookalike baby carrier made ...

- Business Insider South Africa

eNCA

Woolworths apologises to Ubuntu Baba carrier 'creator'

JOHANNESBURG - Woolworths said it has apologized to the businesswoman that accused the company of copying her design for a baby carrier. While the company is not admitting to Ubuntu Baba baby carrier founder and designer, Shannon McLaughlin's ...

- eNCA

Independent Online

Woolworths apologises to owner of Ubuntu Baba Carrier

After pressure from various social media platforms, Woolworths has responded to the owner of Ubuntu BabaCarrier, Shannon Mclaughli. In an apology on Twitter, the retailer has apologised to Mclaughli and promised to meet her demands of removing the ...

- Independent Online

Fin24

Woolworths acknowledges 'striking similarities' with Ubuntu Baba carrier ...

Woolworths acknowledges 'striking similarities' with Ubuntu Baba carrier, removes product from stores. 41 minutes ago. Lameez Omarjee, Fin24. A Woolworths Stage 1 carrier for babies. Owner of Ubuntu Baba says the retailer copied her design. (Woolworths ...

- Fin24

TimesLIVE

Woman who says Woolworths copied her baby carrier design will not sue - but ...

McLaughlin said the carrier, which is manufactured by her company Ubuntu Baba baby carriers in Cape Town, was priced between R1,300 and R1,590. Woolies sold them for R450. Speaking about measures taken to check if indeed Woolies had copied the ...

- TimesLIVE

Fin24

Woolworths to meet with entrepreneur accusing it of 'blatantly expropriating ...

The retailer has also said it is taking the "allegation extremely seriously". In a blog published on January 7, founder and product designer of Ubuntu Baba baby carriers, Shannon McLaughlin detailed how she discovered the "big corporate" copied her ...

- Fin24

Citizen

Local business owner furious after Woolworths' 'blatant copy' of her product

The owner and designer of the popular Ubuntu Baba baby carrier has written a scathing blog post in which she accuses local retail giant Woolworths of having “shamelessly copied” her product. “I've just found out that Woolworths has shamelessly copied ...

- Citizen

TimesLIVE

Woman who says Woolworths copied her baby carrier design will not sue - but ...

McLaughlin said the carrier, which is manufactured by her company Ubuntu Baba baby carriers in Cape Town, was priced between R1,300 and R1,590. Woolies sold them for R450. Speaking about measures taken to check if indeed Woolies had copied the ...

- TimesLIVE

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