Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) Walgreens Boots Alliance was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014. This transaction brought together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted healthcare services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the USA and Europe.Walgreens Boots Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments together have a presence in more than 25* countries, employs more than 415,000* people:
- a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 18,500* stores in 11* countries
- one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks with over 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries
- one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products
*As of 31 August 2018, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen
** For 12 months ending 31 August 2018, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen