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WBA puts its beauty brands into new No7 business

21 April 2021

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has set up a consumer packaged goods business to house its international beauty brands. The retailer said the No7 Beauty Company would develop “omnichannel offerings” and provide “consumers with differentiated products and shopping experiences”.

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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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Walgreens Boots Alliance to divest wholesaling
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8 January 2021

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is divesting the majority of its Alliance Healthcare pharmaceutical wholesaling businesses to US drug distributor AmerisourceBergen in a cash and shares deal worth around USD6.5 billion. WBA plans to focus on growing its core retail pharmacy businesses.

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Retail in brief | GNC, WBA, McKesson

2 November 2020

GNC is moving on from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and McKesson have completed their German joint venture, and WBA has boosted its board with a senior adviser to former US President Barack Obama.

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WBA highlights e-commerce growth amid COVID-19
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19 October 2020

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) highlighted the “accelerating” growth of its e-commerce operations in the three months ended 31 August 2020, as the company’s total retail sales in the US rose but international sales fell sharply amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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