Boots archive

  • Boots Christmas app adds video messages to gift tags
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    Boots Christmas app adds video messages to gift tags

    By 9 November 2012

    UK chemist Boots has released a timely Christmas application to help make shopping for presents a little easier. Available for iPhone and Android, the Boots Christmas app offers several features to complement both in-store and online shopping - and there's...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Eye Check by Boots Opticians review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Eye Check by Boots Opticians review (iPhone)

    By 28 October 2011

    Physical and mental tests can often be an unpleasant experience, usually depending on whether you're confident that there's nothing wrong with you. And if we do have an inkling that something might be amiss then actually going to see a professional who...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Remington R7130 shaver £68.49 from Boots
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    Daily Tech Deal: Remington R7130 shaver £68.49 from Boots

    By 12 November 2009

    If you hadn't noticed already, there is a moustache-themed thread running through Pocket-lint at the moment, this being in no small part due to our participation in Movember - a charity geared towards increasing awareness and raising money for prostate...

  • Boots to trial contactless payment
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    Boots to trial contactless payment

    By 14 May 2009

    Boots is the latest retailer - and arguably one of the largest to date - to announce it is to trial a contactless payment system. The high street chain is teaming up with MasterCard and RBS WorldPay for 15 stores in London and six in Liverpool to let...

  • Boots teams up with Photobox
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    Boots teams up with Photobox

    By 15 September 2008

    Boots has teamed up with Photobox to provide online photographic services to Boots customers for the first time. This deal will see Boots customers getting access to online digital services such as printing digital images, personalised photobooks and...

  • Online

    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - eyeqtest.co.uk

    By 11 September 2006

    Today’s website of the day is eyeqtest.co.uk a website that will give you a rough idea as to how your eyesight is. It’s National Eye Week and Boots are offering free eye tests to customers through their website (www.bootsopticians.co.uk) but this...

  • Boots launches mobile phone printing service
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    Boots launches mobile phone printing service

    By 25 November 2004

    Boots has announced that it will become the first UK retailer to offer its customers a direct to store camera phone printing service. Teaming up with Pixology and Nokia the service will allow users of the Boots Pix2Print service to print out photos taken...

  • Boots Electronic Head Lice Comb review
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    Boots Electronic Head Lice Comb review

    By 4 October 2004

    Head lice, which for families with school age children can become a huge nuisance, face a fresh onslaught this Autumn. A new electronic comb from Boots claims to detect and kill these small insects that live on human scalps. Insecticide-based lotions...