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We’re the Sunday Times Style Beauty Retailer of the Year

22 May 2018
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We’re pleased to let you know that Boots UK has been voted the Best Beauty Retailer of the year at the Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards.

Over a million votes were cast by readers of the magazine and the prestigious awards are known for being the largest consumer beauty awards in the UK.

Joanna Rogers, Director of Trading, Beauty and Gifting at Boots, said: “We know that our customers love trying out new products, looks and trends so bringing them new brands and experiences is our mission. At the same time as always offering them the latest in beauty, we are equally passionate about continuing to improve our store environment and recently we invested in our self-selection cosmetics areas in our 2,200 beauty stores. This award is a brilliant recognition that Boots continues to be a first-choice beauty destination for shoppers all over the UK.”

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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