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Rosalind Brewer

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Walgreens CEO Roz Brewer Talks Digital Strategy, Coronavirus Vaccines

“I’ve begun a detailed review of our long-range business plans across the company,” Brewer said.

clock March 31, 2021Allison Collins

Inside Zalando's 'Beauty Staton' in Berlin.

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Former Boots Beauty Exec Heads to Zalando

Joanna Rogers is credited with leading the U.K. corner drugstore company’s beauty revival.

clock February 9, 2021Cathrin Schaer

Rosalind Brewer

Beauty Features

Beauty Industry Execs Applaud Walgreens CEO Choice

As consumers come into Walgreens’ doors, there’s opportunity to evolve the beauty department, sources said.

clock January 28, 2021Allison Collins and Jenny B. Fine

Rosalind Brewer

Beauty Features

Walgreens Boots Alliance Names Rosalind Brewer as CEO

The executive, formerly of Starbucks, succeeds Stefano Pessina in the role.

clock January 27, 2021Jennifer Weil

No7 Unstoppable Together

Beauty Features

No7 Unveils ‘Unstoppable Together’ Campaign

The multipronged initiative aims to bring more women back into the workplace.

clock January 26, 2021James Manso

Coronavirus - Wed Dec 2, 2020. EDITORIAL USE ONLY General view at Boots in Oxford Street as the high street re-opens after lockdown, and Boots announces that it is extending opening hours in over 300 stores across the UK to help customers shop safely, London. Picture date: Wednesday December 2, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire URN:56904269 (Press Association via AP Images)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Boots to Get a Boost From Latest Walgreens Boots Alliance Deal

Walgreens Boots Alliance has spun off its wholesale pharmaceuticals arm, and will use the proceeds to reinforce its Boots pharmacies, beauty and wellness retail businesses.

clock January 6, 2021Samantha Conti

A Boots store

Beauty Features

Walgreens CEO Steps Down

Walgreens has done well in the U.S. during the coronavirus, but Boots has not fared well in the U.K.

clock July 27, 2020Allison Collins

A Boots sign outside a Boots pharmacy in central London, Britain, 09 July 2020. High Street pharmacy Boots has announced it is to cut some four thousand jobs as it prepares to close some stores due to the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus. The UK's economy has suffered a two percent fall, its worst decline since the 2008 financial crash.Boots to cut jobs, London, United Kingdom - 09 Jul 2020


British Retailers Boots, John Lewis to Lay Off Thousands, Shut Stores

High-street retailers, and jobs, have been evaporating as U.K. consumers quickly switched to online shopping during the COVID-19 lockdown.

clock July 9, 2020Samantha Conti

CVS beauty department

Beauty Features

Inherent Bias in the Black Beauty Aisle?

Walmart, Walgreens and CVS say they’ll stop locking away beauty products aimed at Black shoppers — retail experts say the practice was always a bad idea.

clock June 19, 2020Ellen Thomas

Minnesota State Police protect a Target Store, in St. Paul, Minn. Violent protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby storesMinneapolis Police Death, St. Paul, United States - 28 May 2020


Target Closes 47 Stores in Response to Looting and Riots in Minneapolis

Target was among the area businesses in the Twin Cities that looters broke into.

clock May 29, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Boots Covent Garden

Beauty Features

Boots Unveils Beauty Concept Store in Covent Garden

The retailer has rezoned categories, added play tables and put in a new dispensary in its pharmacy section.

clock June 28, 2019Fiona Ma

Boots storefront


Boots Feels the High Street Squeeze and May Close Up to 200 Stores

The retailer cites competitive beauty category for its decline in sales.

clock May 29, 2019Fiona Ma

A Walgreens location in New York.


Walgreens, Nordstrom Tap Narvar to Offer Package Pickup, Returns

Participating retailers and brands include Urban Outfitters Inc., Cole Haan and Alexandre Birman.

clock April 17, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Waksé  is now in Ricky's.


Waxing for Women Grows as Shaving Wanes

Retailers are balancing shaving choices with more options such as waxing.

clock December 11, 2018Faye Brookman

The Walgreens and Birchbox collaboration at a New York location.

Beauty Features

Walgreens and Birchbox Show Off Their New Collaboration

The Birchbox boutiques within Walgreens’ doors are designed with the casual beauty shopper in mind.

clock December 7, 2018Faye Brookman

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