(From The Independent)
Byline: Nigel Cope City Editor
BOOTS PLANS to move further away from its Well Being services initiatives and place even more emphasis on its core Boots the Chemists chain, which it believes has plenty more room for growth.
The strategic shift goes further than the company indicated in May when it unveiled a pounds 170m store refurbishment programme and admitted its move into services such as chiropody and dentistry would not drive growth in the short term.
With strong sales growth now returning to the core chain, Boots is confident more own-brand products such as its successful Botanics range as well as new, exclusive …