Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world.  Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.

The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination in the USA and Europe and, together with its equity method investments, employs more than 400,000* people and has a presence in more than 25* countries. Walgreens Boots Alliance is:

  • A global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 13,200* stores in 11* countries
  • One of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks with over 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in 20* countries
  • One of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products

The company’s portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7,Botanics, Liz Earle and Soap & Glory.

More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.


*Figures as of 31 August 2016, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen

**For 12 months ended 31 August 2016 using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen