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Boots stands by Ukraine

10 March 2022
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The war in Ukraine is deeply sad and concerning to us all, and we stand united with all those affected by this humanitarian and refugee crisis.

Many of our team members and customers have asked Boots to help and in response we have made 1.4 million products such as first aid kits, PPE, baby products, basic toiletries and more available to the aid effort on our team members’ and customers’ behalf. We are making these products available to International Health Partners, a global health NGO based in the UK who are managing a direct and coordinated response to the growing crisis in Ukraine.

We are also taking a stance regarding products deriving from Russian businesses: No Boots or No7 own brand products are manufactured in Russia or supplied by Russian owned businesses. We have asked all our suppliers to ensure the same is true of any product that they supply to us.

Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine at this time. 

Seb 

Seb James 
Managing Director, Boots UK & ROI 

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Boots UK is the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty chain in the UK and its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to feel good. With over 2,200 stores and a team of around 51,000 colleagues, of which approximately 5,600 are registered pharmacists, the Boots brand has been at the heart of local communities across the UK since 1849. Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care and being the first choice for pharmacy, beauty, healthcare and wellness, alongside offering its innovative portfolio of product brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

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