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Improving Boots performance ‘a top priority’ for WBA

Boots UK parent company Walgreen Boots Alliance has said turning around the fortunes of the struggling multiple will be one of its “top priorities”. 

Boots retail sales slump 18% ‘due to lockdown’

Boots stores continue to suffer as a result of lockdown restrictions with retail sales down 17.9 per cent on the previous year, says WBA.

Role for community pharmacy in gene testing says Boots

Pharmacists could help test patients to see whether they are genetically predisposed to adverse effects from certain drugs, Boots has said.

Pharmacies in code word scheme to help domestic violence victims

Domestic abuse victims can turn to pharmacies for help as part of an initiative that launches today.

 

Boots profits down 11.5 per cent ‘due to Covid’

The last financial quarter saw Boots UK hit with a 9.1 per cent drop in retail sales and an 11.5 per cent drop in adjusted gross profit.

Boots parent sells off wholesaler arm for $6.5bn

Walgreens Boots Alliance, parent company of Boots UK, has announced it is selling its Alliance Healthcare businesses for approximately $6.5bn.

Pharmacy mole scanning services ‘relieve GP pressure’

Community pharmacy mole scanning services can help identify cases of melanoma and relieve pressure on other parts of the health service, a study finds.

Boots, Alliance donate dexamethasone tablets to NHS

Boots UK and Alliance Healthcare have donated 500,000 dexamethasone tablets to the NHS to help treat patients hospitalised with Covid-19.

Boots parent suffers as Amazon Pharmacy launches in US

Stocks in Walgreens plummeted by 10 per cent today following the announcement that Amazon has launched an online pharmacy in the US.

Boots creates 30k ‘quiet shopping slots’ for key workers

Boots customers who wish to pick up their items when the store is less busy are now able to book ‘quiet shopping slots,’ the multiple has said.

Boots settles for 6 figures with asbestos cancer sufferer

Boots UK has reached a six-figure settlement with a former supervisor who has terminal cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the 1970s.

Boots launches £120 Covid test with 12-minute turnaround

Boots UK has launched a new in-store swab testing service it says will tell people whether or not they have coronavirus within 12 minutes.

Covid blamed for further dip in Boots sales in Q4

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to hurt Boots UK’s profitability between June and August this year, parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance has said.

Opinion: The multiples are being eaten alive

The multiples are looking starved of investment and too big to adapt, argues Alexander Humphries*

Boots & PDA in arbitration over £1k lump sum proposal

Negotiations between the PDA Union and Boots UK have been referred to ACAS after they were unable to reach an agreement on a lump sum.

Flu jab demand up threefold on 2019 levels

Community pharmacies vaccinated more than 650,000 NHS patients in the first three weeks of this year’s flu jab service.

Boots stops flu bookings for over-65s as stock worries mount

Boots has stopped taking new bookings for its flu vaccination service for people aged 65 and over.

Boots facing lawsuits over unpaid lockdown rent

Boots UK is facing multiple lawsuits from landlords over allegedly refusing to pay rents at some of its stores during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Boots pauses flu vaccines for under-65s amid high demand

Boots has paused its flu vaccines for the under-65s and its private service amid high demand.

Boots: Global CEO steps down in major shake-up

Walgreen Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina has announced he is to step down after five years in the role, with no successor yet appointed.

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