Brand or business name:
Please tell us about the product or company you would like the blogger’s help with?
Our purpose is quite simply to be the best in everyday accessible beauty and health. We are committed to bring innovation and the latest styles and trends to every high street in the UK and Southern Ireland at fantastic prices.
As well as the best big beauty and health brands, our customers will also find a host of exclusive products that they won’t find anywhere else.
Plus our Superdrug Own Brand collection is not only great value, it is excellent quality and all our beauty and toiletries Own Brand products carry the leaping bunny symbol which show they are certified by Cruelty Free International.
We currently have over 800 stores including stores in the Republic Of Ireland and employ 14,000 colleagues.
200 stores have pharmacies with pharmacy consulting rooms. We currently have 15 stores with nurse clinics offering health checks.
A key element to our brand’s success is ensuring that our team is trained to give customers the service and quality they deserve. Through our retail academy team members are given the skills, confidence and knowledge to offer customers the best beauty and health advice on the high street.
For up to date information on our company please follow us on Twitter and visit our Facebook page.
What is the blogging assignment?
Following the successful beauty ‘Open House’ in April, Superdrug is now extending the invitation to up and coming health and wellbeing brands who would like to explore the possibility of launching their products or services in-store or online.
The event, which takes place on Thursday 24th September, is an opportunity for brands to showcase their healthcare products or services to Superdrug’s health and wellbeing ambassadors who are on the lookout for the next big thing.
Please find a full press release below, it would be great if bloggers could include details of the event on their blog to help us spread the word about this amazing opportunity for brands to be involved in.
SUPERDRUG SEEKS THE NEXT BIG THING IN HEALTHCARE
– Retailer’s ‘Open House’ event offers unique opportunity for health and wellbeing brands –
Following on from the hugely successful beauty Open House event launched by Superdrug in April, the retailer is now extending the invitation to up and coming health and wellbeing brands. Superdrug is looking for new healthcare suppliers that would like to explore the opportunity of launching their products or services with the high street chain either in store or online.
With an increased focus on health and wellbeing, Superdrug is looking to expand its product and service offering by supporting new talent in bringing their concepts to market both in store and online. From start-up companies looking to get their foot on the ladder, to emerging brands in healthcare innovation or even kitchen-table inventors with an idea they’d like to bring to life, Superdrug is opening its doors. On Thursday 24th September brands will have the chance to showcase their healthcare products or services to Superdrug’s health and wellbeing experts.
Superdrug is at the forefront of accessible healthcare on the high street and the Open House event is designed to make it easy for smaller companies to pitch to a national retailer in a friendly and informal way. With Superdrug Health and Wellbeing categories[i] spanning everything from traditional areas such as diet and sexual health through to emerging categories like genetics, there are plenty of opportunities to pitch to become a supplier. Whether brands have a product or service suited to an existing category or even launching a completely new category, Superdrug wants to hear from suppliers for both in store and online opportunities.
Healthcare Director at Superdrug, Steve Gray said: “Championing new and innovative talent in health and wellbeing is something we are committed to, ensuring that we are continually growing our product offering to stay relevant to our customers. We have a rich history of bringing healthcare innovation to the high street and it’s important to us that we continually evolve to meet the needs of our customers. This Open House event is a unique opportunity for suppliers, regardless of size or scale, to meet with our healthcare team and we’re excited to hopefully discover the next big thing.”
Gray continued: “Superdrug appeals to everyone, so there’s no restriction on what we’re looking for. It’s open to all types of health and wellbeing suppliers with new and innovative products and services and we look forward to welcoming them on the 24th September.”
The Superdrug Health and Wellbeing Open House takes place in Central London on Thursday 24th September. Suppliers who would like to attend should email [email protected] for further information.
For further information please contact the Superdrug health team on:
E: [email protected] or T: 020 7234 9150
What type of blogs are you looking for?
We are looking for all kinds of health and wellbeing bloggers who may have readers who will be interested in hearing about this unique opportunity. As well as health and wellbeing bloggers, this release will also be of interest to lifestyle, retail and pharmaceutical trade bloggers who we would also love to write about the story. Please note that applicants must be based in the UK and so this will only be relevant to UK bloggers.
Preferred geographic location of the blogger:
How might you compensate the blogger?
How else might you compensate the blogger?
There is no specific product or prize associated with this request as such, but we would love to keep in touch with the bloggers and share healthcare products and samples with them if ever they need them for their blog posts.
When would the blogger need to complete and publish the blogging assignment by?
Assignment close date:
11th Sept 2015
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