700 jobs to go in shake-up at Boots

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Published: Monday 8th June 2015 by The News Editor

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Boots is to axe 700 jobs as it bids to simplify its structure across its non-store roles.

The retail giant said it will begin talks with affected staff in due course.

However, the firm added that it would put additional resources into its digital unit.

Boots president Simon Roberts said: “Together with my leadership team, I believe this plan will make Boots even better for our customers and drive sustainable future growth.”

It comes months after the mega-merger between owner Alliance Boots and US pharmacy group Walgreens.

Published: Monday 8th June 2015 by The News Editor

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