ARTICLES RELATING TO UBUNTU BABA

Woolworths to donate profits from baby carriers and pay back Ubuntu Baba

2019-02-08 17:26

Woolworths and Ubuntu Baba have reached a resolution following an investigation which revealed the retailer's baby carriers were similar to those of the small business.

#Woolworths: We bought Ubuntu Baba carriers to 'draw inspiration'

2019-01-11 16:52

Woolworths admitted it bought baby carriers, including those of Ubuntu Baba, to 'draw inspiration' for its own product.

#Woolworths: Worried a big corporate will steal your idea? Here's how to protect what's yours

2019-01-11 08:46

Small businesses with unique ideas have various options when it comes to protecting themselves from big corporates and others stealing their intellectual property, legal experts say.

Ubuntu Baba owner: Big corporates like Woolworths must help develop small businesses

2019-01-10 07:26

Shannon McLaughlin, the founder and designer of Ubuntu Baba baby carriers, says she will be in discussions with Woolworths on how it can help develop small to medium-sized businesses.

Woolworths to meet with entrepreneur accusing it of 'blatantly expropriating' her idea

2019-01-08 18:04

Woolworths plans to meet with a small business owner who has accused the retailer of copying her product idea.

 

Ubuntu Baba's biggest challenge could be its golden opportunity

2019-01-12 16:01

A small business's run-in with a heavyweight retailer like Woolworths may be its biggest challenge yet, but the founder and owner of Ubuntu Baba Shannon McLaughlin is hopeful to swing the situation to something positive.

Ubuntu Baba owner: 'I'm not happy with Woolworths apology'

2019-01-11 14:15

Ubuntu Baba owner Shannon McLaughlin says she is not happy with Woolworths's apology earlier this week and has requested to speak to CEO Ian Moir.

Fine Woolworths or get them to host a small business event? Fin24 readers weigh in

2019-01-10 15:14

From calling on Woolworths to be fined for the 'striking similarities' with the Ubuntu Baba baby carrier to insisting that the retailer explain how 'unethical' practices took place, Fin24 readers had a lot to say.

Woolworths acknowledges 'striking similarities' with Ubuntu Baba carrier, removes product from stores

2019-01-09 15:13

Woolworths has said it will remove the baby carrier product from its stores, following a meeting with a business owner who claimed the retailer had copied her idea.

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