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With increased pressure on pharmacies and an exceptional increase in demand for health, hygiene and personal care products, Boots continues to evolve its approach to best serve customers and communities.  

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Sales for the first half ending 29th February rose +2.7% to US$70.2bn (3.2% on a constant currency basis). Operating income saw double digit decline, down -23% to US$2.2bn. Performance in Q2 exceeds expectations Retail Pharmacy USA This division delivered +3.8% growth in the second quarter, with comparable store sales up +2.7%. This was driven by strong growth in pharmacy (+5.3%) refle...
Steve Ager is set to join the business in June. Commercial director for Boots UK &ROI Ager will report into Boots MD Seb James and Annie Murphy, chief commercial officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance. He joins Boots from Dixons Carphone, where he was group commercial officer. Prior to that Ager spent 30 years with Tesco, including as president of Tesco China and commercial director of p...
Boots UK has partnered with The Hygiene Bank to collect toiletries and personal care items. Drive to donate hygiene products The trial launched in 25 locations at the end of February. If successful, it will be rolled out to more stores across the UK. Shoppers are encouraged to donate new, unused and in-date products. These can be any brand and from any retailer. Collected items will b...


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