Boots in numbers

We are the largest health and beauty retailer in the UK and are at the heart of community pharmacy supporting patients nationwide. Here are some of the key numbers from across our business:


  • We employ around 52,000 Boots UK, No7 Beauty Company, Boots Ireland and Boots Opticians team members
  • Over 4,300 are registered pharmacists
  • We have over 1,000 Boots Beauty Specialists in our stores


Store footprint

  • We have 2,200 stores
  • Over 170 reinvented Beauty Halls including around 50 in smaller high street format
  • 85% of the UK population is within 10 minutes of a Boots store and omnichannel

  • is the UK’s number one most visited health and beauty website
  • 15.75m active Boots Advantage Card members
  • Deliveroo available from 124 stores and Uber Eats now available from 44 stores
  • Next day Click & Collect is available at over 1,600 Boots stores
  • operates with plastic-free deliveries*



  • We provide dispensing and essential healthcare services on behalf of the NHS with the majority of our 2,200 stores having a pharmacy contract
  • We offer 125 healthcare services online or in store
  • Almost 1 in 2 consumer healthcare products sold at Boots are own brand



  • The number one high street and online beauty destination in the UK, with over 1,600 new beauty lines from 100+ brands launching so far this year
  • Our 600 Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors offer beauty support and advice in store to customers living with cancer


Find out more from our latest Boots at a Glance factsheet available on our Newsroom


All figures accurate as at 31 May 2023 

*Aside from 0.2% of orders. These orders are packed in bioplastic, a compostable, starch-based material that is sustainably created while also being durable enough for large items, to withstand transport to customers.