Boots begins trial of student discount scheme

ELIAS JAHSHAN | February 18, 2019

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Health and beauty retailer Boots has launched a trial of a discount scheme for college and university students shopping in-store and online. The scheme, launched last week, gives eligible students a 10 per cent discount at a till point. Students can activate the student discount in store by showing a Boots Advantage Card and a valid NUS card or university or college student ID at a till point. The discount will be added to the Boots Advantage Card for all future transactions and students that don’t have an advantage card can sign up in store or online. The discount is available online through a unique code from Student Beans.On top of the top 10 per cent discount, Boots said students would receive four points for every £1 they spend with the advantage card.“We are excited to announce we have started a student discount trial in-store and online,” Boots marketing director Helen Normoyle said.“We recognise the value of the student market and want to help make life a little easier.

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