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Our Group at a glance

Alliance Boots is a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers.

Working in close partnership with manufacturers and pharmacists, we are committed to improving health in the local communities we serve and helping our customers and patients to look and feel their best.

Our focus is on growing our two core business activities:

  • Pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing
  • Pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution

…while increasingly developing and internationalising our product brands.

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We also have around 600* optical practices, of which around 180* operate on a franchise basis, and hearingcare services in around 430* locations.

* Figures are approximations as at 31 March 2014, with the addition of Farmacias Ahumada data at the date of its acquisition on 11 August 2014, and include associates and joint ventures.

** Countries where Boots products are available for purchase or there are Boots franchises (other than those countries where there are owned businesses, associates or joint ventures).