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Boots UK has reported a revenue decline of -1.8% to £6.7bn for the year ending 31st August 2019. Over the same period, operating profit also declined -49.4% to £198m, in the latest report submitted to Companies House.

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The drugstore operator is selling coronavirus antibody tests online, announces two new appointments, and other latest news.   Coronavirus antibody test available online Superdrug is now selling coronavirus antibody testing kits online. This test allows consumers to know if they have had coronavirus at least 14 days after the start of the symptoms. The home test kit retails for £69 with free...
Next announced its bold move to expand its beauty reach as it secures space in five former Debenhams stores. The retailer signed a flexible lease with property developer, Hammerson to launch its first-ever standalone beauty halls. Debenhams store closure The struggling retailer announced store closure of more than 20 stores across the UK as the business collapses into administration due to ...


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