Sunday, January 8, 2012

Display of Sex toys publicly in full view of children criticized by parents

[ via Mail Online ] 8 Jan

Boots, one of the largest chemists in UK, has been criticized by parents for selling sex toys in its shops, within full view of children, reports Christopher Leake at Mail Online.

The chemists’ chain has prominently displayed a range of unpackaged sex aids close to healthcare products such as reading glasses, blood-pressure monitors and pregnancy testing kits.

In contrast Ann Summers has designated areas for their sexual aids which are boxed and only sold to over 18s [Photo: Daily Mail ]

At Boots, customers have to walk past the sex aids in order to shop for shampoo, deodorants, toothpaste and sandwiches.

Grandmother Julie Burgess, 43, a retail manager from Greenhithe, said: ‘I am appalled. It’s completely inappropriate. I’m shocked that a store like Boots is selling sex toys, let alone displaying them so openly.

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