Boots UK Unveils Brand New Store in Portsmouth Ocean Retail Park
06 March 2018
The Boots UK team have put the finishing touches in place and opened their brand new health and beauty destination store for the people of Portsmouth.
The new Boots store is the latest addition to the Portsmouth Ocean Retail Park, and opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday 28 February. With a real focus on helping families to feel good, the store brings exclusive beauty brands, convenient healthcare solutions, and a range of private pharmacy services to the people of Portsmouth.
Joanna Millmore, Store Manager, Boots UK, said “We understand that our customers and patients really value having affordable and accessible healthcare close by, and we’re delighted to expand our offering in Portsmouth. All year round, our expert pharmacists and healthcare colleagues will be on hand to provide health and wellbeing advice, helping customers and patients to access key services, such as flu and travel vaccinations, at a time that is convenient to them. We’re thrilled to help families feel more in control of their health and provide additional care for local communities.”
The new store also offers customers exclusive beauty and bathing brands, including Soap&Glory, Sleek MakeUp and No7, the UK’s leading skincare brand, as well as a wide range of couture fragrances such as Viktor and Rolf and Dior. Expert colleagues and No7 advisors are on hand to demonstrate all of the latest beauty trends and products, helping even the most glamourous of customers to discover new looks.
The store has created roles for nine new employees in the area and offered new opportunities for existing Boots colleagues, such as Store Manager Joanna who has served the people of Portsmouth for more than 15 years. At the opening event, new recruit Jessica Edmunds cut the ribbon with Boots veteran Russell Crocker, who has served as a Pharmacist for over 40 years.
Joanna added: ““At Boots UK we have over 100 years of healthcare and beauty experience here in Portsmouth, and we are looking forward to helping our customers feel good for many years to come.”