Impact of the business practices on stakeholders is that the employees are stressed by the growing expansions of the company. This can be achieved by developing better logistics management. CSR efforts of reducing the environmental footprint lead to delays in the product. Even though this is a positive attribute for the company there should be better CSR policies that cater to the employee. There should be other forms of inventory management. Need to find out better solutions for inventory management to gain competitive advantage.
To conclude, Lush cosmetics have a unique perspective on the issues. They are found to be have an innovative business strategy and have establish good employee relations. But unless there is proper inventory it adds to the pressure of the company. It was quite clear to me that the main issue faced by the company was inventory and production management. This has also lead to the quality of certain products being different from others. There should be better practices instilled to create a better functioning system. This would lead to quality issues
Another important factor was to allow the employee to wear clothes that resonated with the brand rather than giving them standard uniforms. Employee of the company seems to be working in cohorts with one another and it is a learning environment. Labelling of the products having the face of the employee allows the people to connect with the brand and understand that there was a hard working employee involved in creation of their products. These are some of the positive factors of the company.
Overall the company has a number of positive traits. If they only make small corrections in their infrastructure they would be able to meet demands.