Update on Bath and Body Works We wrote recently about L Brands, owners of Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret and their refusal to include Multiracial people in its diversity plans. One of the reasons they gave was that it was just “too late” to include Multiracial Heritage Week, even though they had well over a week to include it. Interestingly, they did devote an entire emailing about celebrating Juneteenth Day with two days’ notice. They think we don’t know these things?
Imagine my surprise when I was reading the morning news and came across an article about Victoria’s Secret planning to become more relevant to its buyers. Victoria’s Secret is owned by L Brands, which also owns Bath and Body Works. I’ve been trying for months to get L Brands to update its racial and ethnic categories to include Multiracial. After numerous emails, a failed Zoom meeting, and finally their admitting they were not going to promote Multiracial Heritage Week as they did Asian American Month and Pride Month. All the [...]