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Natura &Co

The Body Shop’s new owner undergoes rebrand

The new parent company of The Body Shop has undergone a corporate rebrand that consolidates all of its beauty fascias.

Boots’ owner accused of hiking medication prices nearly 100,000% for NHS

The parent company of high street health and beauty retailer Boots has been accused of charging the NHS nearly 1000% markups.
Sebastian James

Boots poaches Dixons Carphones CEO Sebastian James

Walgreens Boots Alliance has poached Dixons Carphone chief executive Sebastian James to head up its Boots fascia.

Superdrug latest to report Christmas growth

Health and beauty retailer Superdrug is the latest to announce a successful Christmas trading period.
Boots update

Boots parent company posts 22% drop in quarterly profit

The US-based parent company of health and beauty retailer Boots has reported a double-digit fall in quarterly profit.
Boots Chinese pharmacy

Boots contraceptive pill response “absolutely scandalous”

Boots’s failure to keep its pledge to reduce the price of contraceptive pills is “absolutely scandalous” according to BPAS.

Rituals opens first store outside London

Rituals has opened its first store outside of London at Birmingham's Grand Central shopping centre.
Hotel Chocolat beauty

Hotel Chocolat branches out to beauty

Hotel Chocolat has branched out out of its core chocolate offering to partner with ex-Lush boss to launch its first beauty range.
Boots contraception

Boots accused for not meeting emergency contraception price pledge

Boots has become the target of criticism from MPs for failing to deliver on its pledge to cut the price of emergency contraception for women.

Boots halves price of £50 Zoella calendar after backlash

Boots has responded to widespread condemnation of YouTube star Zoella’s advent calendar halving its retail price.

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...