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AFT strikes deal with Poland’s Mercapharm
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8 April 2021

New Zealand’s AFT Pharmaceuticals has signed a licensing agreement for its Maxigesic combination painkiller with Polish company Mercapharm. The company has also revised its financial guidance following delays and disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Shop Apotheke Europe rises 22.5% and buys MedApp
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7 April 2021

Shop Apotheke Europe said its sales in the first quarter of 2021 had risen by 22.5% as it attracted 0.5 million new active customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The online pharmacy has just announced it is acquiring MedApp, the app-based pharmacy service in the Netherlands that helps patients with c...

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WBA seeks to turn around fortunes of Boots UK
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6 April 2021

Returning Boots UK to profitable growth was one of the top priorities for Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), said global chief financial officer James Kehoe as the company reported a 17.8% decline in Boots UK’s sales in the quarter ended 28 February 2021.

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