Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance profile

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.

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Strategic outlook for Walgreens Boots Alliance

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.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) reported strong group performance in the first quarter of its financial year 2022. Total sales increased by 7.8%, 7.6% on a constant basis to US$33.9 bn (Q1 2021: US$36.3 bn).  This was driven by COVID-19 vaccination and testing program and a surge in online sales. Commenting on the results, chief executive officer, Rosalind Brewer highlighted, “ First quarter resul...
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is suggested to be looking to sell Boots in 2022 for up to £5 bn. According to reports, WBA has employed Goldman Sachs as advisors to explore options for Boots, with suggestions this could lead to a sale or IPO of the business. WBA priorities to focus on Walgreens’ US operations In October 2021, WBA announced changes to its strategic priorities, putting its ...
Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the latest UK retailers to launch their Christmas adverts. These highlight the joys of celebrating Christmas with family and friends, which was a challenge in 2020. Tesco Tesco has taken a fun approach with its Christmas advert, spotlighting a woman with a ‘Nothing’s Stopping Us’ attitude this Christmas. It offers a humorous perspective to the ch...
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