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Outraged shopper accuses Superdrug of 'racism' after claiming CCTV sign placement suggests 'only black people steal things' (5 Pics)

Superdrug has been accused of 'racism' after a shopper said she spotted two CCTV warnings in a section for "black and Asian hair care".
Xavy Wright said the notices were placed in the area that sold the hair products - and complained there were no warnings in the section containing "white" hair products.
She branded it "rude" and "quite racist" and said the signs suggested only black people were liable to steal.
Xavy filmed herself walking along rows of shampoo, hair dye, and other hair products - none of which feature the CCTV warning notice.
Yet the small section aimed at black and Asian customers features two signs just two shelves apart.
The CCTV signs can be seen clearly on display
Xavy Wright complained there were no warnings in the section containing "white" hair products 

Superdrug have apologised to Xavy and said it is investigating the placement of the signs and will ensure they are placed throughout the store 'in line with company policy.'
Xavy took to the high street chemists’ Facebook page to vent her frustration over the issue, and posted the clip with the caption: "Saw this at your Brighton store at the train station.
"I think it's just rude and quite racist if I'm honest."
The 25-second clip begins with Xavy filming the black and Asian hair section in her local superdrug.
The small section of shelves has two bright yellow CCTV notices in front of the selection of products.
The sign clearly reads: “For your safety and security this area is monitored by CCTV.”
She branded it "rude" and "quite racist"
Xavy said the signs suggested only black people were liable to steal

A furious Xavy can be heard saying: “So Superdrug, apparently only black people steal things, because they decided to put two CCTV things in the black hair products.”
Xavy turns the camera around to the rest of the hair product section, which contains shampoos, conditioners, and other products, generally used on Caucasian hair.
As she scans down the aisle filled with products she says: “Look at all the white products, nothing.”
Turning to the hair dye section and going further up the line, Xavy adds: “Nothing, nothing, not one.”
The sign clearly reads: “For your safety and security this area is monitored by CCTV”

Finally, Xavy finds a CCTV sticker nestled in the corner above a selection of makeup brushes and nail products.
She said: “Until...there’s one there, but there’s two on the black hair products. Hmm.”
Xavy said: "I think it's just terrible in this day and age to have such blatant disrespect to a race of people."
In June last year, Boots was accused of using the word “normal” to describe white skin and suggesting brown and black skin is abnormal.

The chemist came under fire after they released a chart aiming to help shoppers decipher the best sun cream for their skin.
The chart started off with ‘sensitive’ and ‘fair’ skin, suggesting a high SPF, but then added ‘normal’ as the next step on the chart - followed by ‘olive’, ‘brown’ and ‘black’.
The chart caused controversy, with Boots apologising for any offence caused by the chart and having it removed from the store.
A spokeswoman for Super drug said: “We apologize for any offence this has caused to Ms Wright and any other customers this was certainly never our intention.
"Superdrug prides itself on the diversity of its customers and colleagues and a lot of work has been done over the last few years to ensure we provide a wide range of products for all our customers.
"There are CCTV cameras and signs placed throughout Superdrug stores to prevent theft and to ensure the safety and security of our customers.
"We’re investigating the placement of the signs in the Brighton Station store and will ensure these are now placed throughout the store in line with our company policy.”

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