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 1,200 Boots Beauty Specialists in our stores

Store footprint

  • We have 2,100 stores
  • Now almost 70 stores with a reinvented healthcare area and over 170 reinvented beauty halls
  • 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
  • 16.3m active Boots Advantage Card members
  • Deliveroo and Uber Eats available from over 150 stores
  • Next day Click & Collect is available at over 1,600 Boots stores
  • operates with plastic-free deliveries*


  • Boots is number one for dispensing prescription items in the UK and dispenses millions of prescription items per week
  • Over 600 retail healthcare brands available and almost one in two healthcare products sold are Boots own brand
  • Deliver 150 healthcare services on behalf of the NHS and privately 


  • Over 500 beauty, skin care and haircare brands available
  • Launched almost 7,000 new lines from top beauty brands since January 2023
  • Exclusive home of No7 – the UK’s number one skincare brand

 *All figures accurate as at 30 November 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.