Boots

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Private equity firms Bain and CVC join forces for potential Boots bid
UK’s biggest pharmacy chain expected to be put up for sale this year by US owner for an estimated £10bn

Sarah Butler

11, Jan, 2022 @7:37 PM

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Boots owner ‘weighing up’ potential £10bn sale
US health group Walgreen Boots Alliance reportedly lining up bank to consider either 2022 sale or stock market listing

Sarah Butler

03, Dec, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Boots slashed the price of morning-after pills on Black Friday. Why not every day? | Rose Stokes
The pharmacy’s 50% discount proved it can afford to make this essential medication much more accessible, says women’s health writer Rose Stokes

Rose Stokes

01, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Boots launches on-demand delivery trial with Deliveroo
Customers can order medicines for mild ailments, makeup, toiletries and more from 14 stores

Jasper Jolly

23, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Stocking up with the Kardashians: Boots to sell Kylie Cosmetics brand
UK’s biggest beauty retailer tries to lure back shoppers by stocking brand of social media star

Zoe Wood

08, Jul, 2021 @4:35 PM

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Black Friday: brush up on prices as that 'deal' might not be a bargain
Retailers’ discounts on items such as electric toothbrushes may not be quite as generous as they appear

Patrick Collinson

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Boots accused of harming social distancing by roping off HQ toilets
Employees at Nottingham head office say they were barred from toilets newly reserved for executives

Rob Davies

20, Oct, 2020 @11:43 AM

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Boots bosses 'encouraged' staff to work at head office despite government advice
Emails show senior managers ‘expecting’ attendance in Nottingham amid big rise in local cases

Rob Davies

16, Oct, 2020 @2:32 PM

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Boots stops taking flu jab bookings for under-65s as stocks run low
Company has had ‘more people than ever’ seeking vaccination after government campaign

Sarah Marsh

22, Sep, 2020 @4:32 PM

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Boots and John Lewis to cut 5,300 jobs and close stores
Chemist shuts 48 opticians and department store group shuts eight of its 50 stores

Sarah Butler and Kalyeena Makortoff

09, Jul, 2020 @4:57 PM

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Boots to cut 4,000 jobs and close stores after dramatic fall in shopper numbers
Chain to shut optician branches and cut roles at head office and in stores with 7% of workforce to be laid off

Sarah Butler

09, Jul, 2020 @11:31 AM

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Boots and Matalan among firms targeted over unpaid rents
Commercial landlords launch legal action to reclaim money withheld by businesses since coronavirus lockdown

Joanna Partridge

21, Apr, 2020 @7:14 PM

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