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2009-03-18 12:43:24

A survey of British women indicates that nearly 1-in-3 blondes have dyed their hair brown to be taken more seriously in the workplace. The survey of 2,500 women, conducted by health and beauty retailer Superdrug, suggests 31 percent of women with naturally blond hair have changed to brown locks in order to appear more professional, The Daily Mail reported Wednesday. Additionally, 38 percent of naturally blond respondents said they believe their hair color has in some way hindered them in the...

2008-07-24 00:00:47

While new national figures show that those feeling the credit crunch pinch are turning to romance, Lincolnshire folk seem to be finding other ways to pass the time. According to sales figures at Superdrug stores, people are buying up condoms faster than you can say, 'Let's make hay.' Sales are up by 15 per cent on this time last year and lubricants are selling faster than ever at 5,000 per week. Superdrug thinks it is thanks to the economic downturn, with rises in fuel, food and...

2008-07-01 15:00:54

A NEW health clinic has opened in the heart of the city. The facility on Princes Street will include skin cancer screening, healthy heart checks and allergy testing. It will be based with the street's Superdrug store, and also offer food intolerance tests and weight management courses. Travel medicine advice is also expected to be on offer once the clinic is in full swing. (c) 2008 Evening News; Edinburgh (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2007-08-09 09:02:46

Specialist health & beauty retailer Superdrug has reported a 2.7% increase in sales and a 34.8% increase in profits for the year to December 2006. Its strategy of differentiation from competitors appears to be paying off, but, with a young customer base and low margins, it still faces challenges. Superdrug is the second largest UK health & beauty specialist, behind Alliance Boots. However, both retailers have been hit over recent years by the supermarkets, who have built up their...


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