How Boots plans to take innovation to the next level

Seed funding for external startups, tapping employees for ideas and test stores are on the agenda

· Sifted

The UK health and beauty chain wants to start investing in external startups, take into internal innovation better and open up some stores where it can quickly test new ideas.

Richard Corbridge, Boots’s CIO, told Sifted about the company's plans — and also revealed the three key lessons he has learned about innovation so far.

Find out what they are in my article on

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