‘Boots needs more TLC to create value, whoever owns it’

Boots over-store sign

After failing to find a buyer for Boots, Walgreens insists “it is an exciting time” for the health and beauty stalwart, but without innovation and investment it risks falling behind, writes George MacDonald

Convenience. A range encompassing essentials such as pharmacy alongside discretionary but feel-good products like makeup. One of the biggest loyalty schemes in the industry. One of Britain’s most trusted brands. Boots certainly has a lot going for it.

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