Walgreens Boots Alliance is an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. We are reimagining local healthcare and well-being for all as part of our purpose – to create more joyful lives through better health.
HistorySee what we've accomplished during our 170+ years of service.1800s Expand ImageDownload Image 1849 John Boot opens first Boots store, selling herbal remedies, in Goose Gate, Nottingham, UK. Expand ImageDownload Image 1870 The Boots business begins to develop under Jesse Boot, John Boot's son. 1900s Expand ImageDownload Image 1901 Charles R. Walgreen Sr. purchases the drugstore where he worked as a pharmacist in Chicago, U.S. Expand ImageDownload Image 1909...
Our BusinessWalgreens Boots Alliance brings together some of the best, and most recognized brands in healthcare, retail and beauty, with a purpose to enable more joyful lives through better health. Our heritage...Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the largest drugstore chains in the U.S. and has strong market positions in Europe and Latin America. Our company's three segments are U.S. Retail Pharmacy, International and U.S. Healthcare. In order to best leverage the size, scale and expertise of our large company, we operate a number of global, cross-divisional functions. U.S. Retail Pharmacy Segment Our U.S...
Environmental, Social & GovernanceAs a health and well-being enterprise, our purpose is to inspire more joyful lives through better health through our contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, a sustainable marketplace...Our ESG programs are rooted in our purpose to help people live more joyful lives through better health. We continue to focus our work on supporting healthy communities, enabling a healthy planet, building a sustainable marketplace, and providing a healthy and inclusive workplace. Our Commitments to You We have focused our work in four areas: Healthy Communities Our healthy communities targets...
We are one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and well-being products.
We are the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe.
Walgreens Boots Alliance spans 9 countries.
We have a rich portfolio of highly regarded and long-established product brands, which we continue to internationalize.