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Boots UK recognised as Best Beauty Retailer at the Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards

21 May 2020
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For the third year in a row, Boots was voted 'Best Beauty Retailer' at the Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards.

The Style Beauty Awards are the largest consumer-voted beauty awards in the UK, with over 1 million votes cast this year. The shortlist was selected by The Sunday Time Style editorial beauty team with 26 categories in total.

Joanna Rogers, Trading Director and VP of Beauty at Boots, said: “2020 marks the second phase of our Beauty Reinvention here at Boots. With revamped beauty halls being introduced to 60 more stores across the UK and the launch of new brands including Huda Beauty, Givenchy and an exciting new product launch coming by No7, the UK’s number one skincare brand*, our mission is to bring the best of beauty to our customers. This award is a brilliant recognition that Boots continues to be a first-choice beauty destination for shoppers all over the UK.”

Several Boots brands were also recognised in the following categories: Best Better not Younger (No7), Best Cult Product (Liz Earle - Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser) and Best Bath and Body (Soap and Glory).

Following its transformative year, Boots is continuing to transform the face of high street beauty during the COVID-19 pandemic. No7 recently launched a selection of free virtual telephone and video beauty services, offering customers personalised sessions with No7 Virtual Consultants during lockdown. To learn more and book your appointment, click here

*Source: IRI value sales. 52 weeks ending 2nd November 2019. Email: to verify


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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and 2,100 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

2024 marks Boots’ 175th anniversary year. Founder John Boot opened a herbalist store in Nottingham in 1849 to offer an affordable alternative to traditional medicines. His son Jesse expanded the business to become a modern retailer and the biggest chemist in Britain. Throughout its history, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on

*Figures accurate as of 30 November 2023