Videos

06/08/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

Walgreens Boots Alliance presentations 

Presentations

06/05/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
29/04/2021
We review Walgreens Boots Alliance’s performance, the impact of COVID-19 on its operations and the progress it is making against its four strategic priorities.
23/03/2021
In this report, we review our five areas of change for the post-COVID world for drugstores, health and beauty stores, which we identified after the pandemic’s first wave. In line with recent developments globally, we re-examine the trends and highlight opportunities for retailers and suppliers in 2021 and beyond.
09/12/2020
The latest UK grocery retail appointments
18/08/2020
Summer 2020 is a summer like no other and retailers and brands are here to deliver through the challenging times to create an unforgettable summer for shoppers. This report looks at global case studies to explore this summer’s themes such as staycation and celebrating from home.
16/06/2020
Global health and beauty case studies bring to life the different ways retailers and brands are connecting with shoppers and consumers during COVID-19. From viral Tiktok campaigns to amuse and educate, to virtual reality product try-on, we consider how accelerations in social media and technology might shape the post-COVID landscape.
09/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
17/03/2020
We summarise activity from retailers as they respond with urgency and empathy to the evolving COVID 19 pandemic.
27/02/2020
We look at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. Throughout the year, we will look in more depth at key areas, including sustainability, purchasing groups and the role of exclusive brands.
05/12/2019
Compare retail execution from Boots, Superdrug, Debenhams and key UK grocery operators for health & beauty gifting this Christmas.
28/11/2019
A perennially popular way for retailers and brands to sprinkle some Christmas magic for shoppers. From product personalisation to immersive experiences and championing hero products this festive period, we share six recent and upcoming events.
04/11/2019
Walgreens Boots Alliance is officially in flight with a pilot of on-demand drone deliveries in Virginia, US.
29/03/2019
Drugstores are an increasibly important part of the FMCG retail landscape in Asia. In this report we provide a clear definition for the channel and outline the leading retailers across seven major markets.
05/03/2019
FedEx has launched an autonomous delivery service, the FedEx SameDay Bot. FedEx is collaborating with companies such as Lowe’s, Pizza Hut, Target, Walgreens and Walmart to help assess retailers’ autonomous delivery needs.
24/01/2019
Bangkok is a hotspot of health and beauty innovation, we showcase five stores, highlighting how they differentiate from each other and win in the Thai market.
11/12/2017
We share five winning tactics in health & beauty gifting this Christmas.
19/09/2017
Find out how to improve the visibility of your products online through effective imagery.
04/10/2016
We review how Halloween is brought to life across different operators and channels in the US, the opportunities in grocery categories beyond confectionery and what learnings can be applied to other seasonal events.
29/02/2016
Check out our hot five trends to watch in Asia in 2016, plus understand the outlook for the regions economy, its retailers and what we think is important for your business to consider…
08/10/2015
In this report we share global examples of six trends that will continue to play a role in shaping the future of health and beauty retailing, helping you to understand areas of opportunity.

28/07/2015
While technology is putting areas of the store under pressure it can also provide solutions for retailers and shoppers alike. We look at those advances helping to smooth the buying process and make stores more attractive to shoppers using them for a range of missions.
26/05/2015
Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest innovative developments in the industry as we share our top picks on topics including Apple watch apps and super-convenient products and services
25/02/2015

We share global best in class examples of retailers operating in the health & wellness category

24/12/2014
With the announcement that the largest drugstore chain in the US, Walgreens, is to acquire the remaining 55% stake in Alliance Boots, we review what this could mean for suppliers and spotlight the implications it could have for your business.
26/11/2014
We look at the top trends impacting the sector, and look at best-in-class implementation.