Strategy spotlight: Can Boots win on the health and beauty battleground?


UK pharmacy and beauty chain Boots is being squeezed from all sides of the beauty battleground and this week’s opening of trendy global beauty retailer Sephora’s first UK store will apply extra pressure.  

The company has much potential for growth in both health and beauty this year, including the opportunity to take advantage of the alleged risk of closure of Lloyds Pharmacy’s 1,300 UK sites, which according to The Sun, are under “strategic review”.  

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