26 October 2009

Launch of BootsWebMD

Alliance Boots is pleased to report that Boots UK, its UK pharmacy-led health and beauty retail business, has launched www.Boots.WebMD.com, a world-class online health portal for UK consumers created in partnership with US-based WebMD, the world’s largest and most experienced brand of online health information.

30 September 2009

GIRP and Alliance Boots Announce Settlement Aagreement and Withdrawal of Claims

GIRP and Alliance Boots are pleased to announce that they have settled their disputes and withdrawn all judicial claims against each other.

04 August 2009

Alliance Boots Reaffirms its Commitment to the Chinese Market

Alliance Boots announces today that it has signed an agreement to purchase BMP Sunstone Corporation’s 20% interest in Alliance BMP Limited, the Alliance Boots subsidiary that holds a 50% interest in leading Chinese pharmaceutical wholesaler Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“GP Corp”).

08 June 2009

Alliance Boots to Appoint Group Chief Executive

The Board of Alliance Boots announces that it is to appoint Andy Hornby as Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 July 2009. In this new role, he will report to Stefano Pessina, Executive Chairman, who will continue to work full-time leading the Group, including chairing both the Board and the Group Executive Committee

18 May 2009

Alliance Boots Preliminary Results

Alliance Boots, the international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, today reports preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2009 which demonstrate that the Group has continued to perform well in 2008/09, despite the increasingly challenging business environment.

05 May 2009

Completion of Boots Opticians Merger with Dollond & Aitchison

Alliance Boots today announces the successful completion of the merger of Boots Opticians with Dollond & Aitchison to form the second largest optical chain in the UK.

17 April 2009

Brazil Update

In August 2008, Alliance Boots announced that it had signed a conditional agreement to acquire an initial 25% equity shareholding in Athos Farma, S.A., one of Brazil’s largest pharmaceutical wholesalers.

20 February 2009

HRH The Prince of Wales Visits Alliance Boots

Alliance Boots was delighted to welcome His Royal Highness (HRH) The Prince of Wales on a visit to the home of Boots in Nottingham earlier today.

17 February 2009

HRH The Prince of Wales to Visit Alliance Boots

Alliance Boots is delighted to confirm that His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, will visit the Boots site in Nottingham on Friday 20 February as part of his tour of the East Midlands area.

03 February 2009

Alliance Boots Senior Management Team

Alliance Boots is pleased to announce the following changes at Board level:

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