Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens added a beauty club as part of its loyalty program.

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

Retail

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

Retail

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

Retail

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.

Retail

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.

Hair

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

Walgreens is teaming up its pharmacists and beauty consultants in a new program for cancer patients.

Beauty Features

Walgreens Expands Feel More Like You Program

The centerpiece of Feel More Like You incorporates an integrated approach to cancer care combining Walgreens beauty consultants and pharmacists.

clock November 19, 2018Faye Brookman

Skin Care

Walgreens Digs Deeper Into Skin Care

Launched last month online, No7’s newest serum became the number-one selling item on walgreens.com in all of beauty and personal care.

clock November 1, 2018Faye Brookman

The new Birchbox space in Walgreens.

Beauty Features

Birchbox Brings Prestige Beauty to Walgreens

An 11-store pilot will launch in December in six U.S. cities.

clock October 4, 2018Faye Brookman

A Walgreens location in New York.

Legal

Walgreens Pays $34.5M SEC Penalty

The SEC alleged the company’s former ceo and cfo acted negligently with financial projections made in 2013 and 2014 that were later withdrawn.

clock September 28, 2018Allison Collins

Soap & Glory activation at a Tough Mudder.

Body Care

Soap & Glory Gets Muddy to Clean Up in Sales

With younger customers on the prowl for experiences, Soap & Glory continues with efforts to brings its products to where people are gathering to help gain exposure for its lineup.

clock July 24, 2018Faye Brookman

Walgreens pharmacists and beauty consultants are  traveling to educate about sun protection.

Skin Care

Walgreens Takes Sun Protection Message on the Road

Walgreens is linking its pharmacists and beauty consultants to help promote better sun protection as the chain looks to leverage its pharmacists and trained cosmetics experts.

clock May 17, 2018Faye Brookman

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