Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Boots sales

Boots owner explores 200-plus store closures

The US parent company of Boots is reportedly exploring the possibility of closing down hundreds of stores as part of a review.

The Body Shop owner to buy Avon in £1.58bn deal

The Body Shop and Aesop parent company Natura Cosméticos is expected to acquire cosmetics company Avon Products in a £1.58bn...
Body Shop

The Body Shop launches in-store recycling scheme to fight war on plastic

The Body Shop has launched a new recycling scheme which allows customers to return their empty bottles, jars, tubs, tubes and...
Boots plastic bag

Boots draws criticism for its use of plastic packaging

Boots has been criticised for its use of plastic bags in packaging customers' prescriptions at its pharmacy division.
Co-op Superdrug

Co-op & Superdrug announce “meal deal” partnership

The Co-op has struck a “meal deal” partnership with Superdrug which will see it supply a food-to-go range.
Boots advantage card

Boots to digitise Advantage Card loyalty scheme

Boots has revealed plans to launch a digital version of its Advantage Card loyalty scheme to create easily-accessible...
Boots advantage card

Boots hit by 20% slump in profits

Boots has reported a double-digit slump in full-year profits, which it attributed to the "highly competitive" industry.
Holland & Barrett

Holland & Barrett now first retailer to ban wet wipes

Holland & Barrett has said it will no longer buy, sell or produce wet-wipes as part of its "Clean and Conscious" pledge amid a...
loo rolls

73% uptick in loo roll sales as Brits bulk buy ahead of Brexit

New data has shown a 73% increase in bulk buy toilet roll sales as Brits prepare for Brexit.
Hut Group Christophe Robin

The Hut Group adds Christophe Robin to growing stable

The Hut Group has acquired French online luxury hair care retailer Christophe Robin.

Feature Resource

9 Tips for Getting your Retail Display Strategy Right

We are witnessing the digitisation of the entire retail ecosystem. While many have long debated whether online or offline will ‘win’ the retail battle,...