Industry News - Tag: Walgreens Boots Alliance
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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”.
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.
8 January 2021
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) continued to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the quarter ended 30 November 2020, as its Retail Pharmacy International division reported sales down by 8.2% on a constant currency basis.
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.
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.