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

Pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing

Alliance Boots, including our associates and joint ventures, has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in 10 countries, each focused on helping people look and feel their best.

Together with our associates and joint ventures, we operate more than 4,550 health and beauty retail stores, of which just under 4,450 have a pharmacy.

Pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution

Our pharmaceutical wholesale businesses, together with our associates and joint ventures, supply medicines, other healthcare products and related services to more than 175,000 pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals from over 340 distribution centres in 19 countries.

Our product brands

In our Health & Beauty Division, we have highly regarded and long established product brands such as No7, Boots Soltan and Botanics, together with newer brands such as Boots Pharmaceuticals and Boots Laboratories. Product innovation and development, packaging and product marketing capabilities are key skills which enable us to develop new and existing brands.

In our Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division and associates, Almus, our range of generic medicines, is sold in five countries and Alvita, our range of patient care products, is sold in six countries.

* 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.