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    Our Business

    Walgreens 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 goes back over 170 years, centered on care – for our customers, for each other and for our communities.

Our Business

Our Business

Walgreens 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 goes back over 170 years, centered on care – for our customers, for each other and for our communities.

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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.
 

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U.S. Retail Pharmacy Segment

Our U.S. Retail Pharmacy segment is made up of our brands – Walgreens and Duane Reade, which together form one of the largest drugstore chains in the U.S. – as well as specialty and home delivery pharmacy, AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy, and our majority investment in iA, provider of software enabled pharmacy automation solutions.

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International Segment

Our International segment has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in five countries, including our principle brands of Boots in the UK, Thailand and the Republic of Ireland, Boots Opticians, Benavides in Mexico and Ahumada in Chile, as well as WBA’s pharmaceutical wholesale operation in Germany.

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U.S. Healthcare Segment

The U.S. Healthcare segment offers a technology-enabled care model powered by a nationally scaled, locally delivered healthcare platform, organically developed clinical programs and strategic collaboration with WBA's majority-owned businesses, including VillageMD, Shields and CareCentrix. 

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No7 Beauty Company

Our company has a portfolio of highly regarded beauty brands available online and in more than 20,000 retail outlets in 16 markets worldwide.

Our Global Presence

Walgreens Boots Alliance is an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader committed to being a force for good around the world. As a trusted, global innovator in retail pharmacy, we're shaping the future of healthcare through dispensing medicines, improving access to a wide range of health services, providing high quality health and beauty products and offering anytime, anywhere convenience across its digital platforms
 

Explore the map to see the global reach of our owned businesses, equity method investments and branded products and franchises.

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