DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that it
has commenced its previously announced partnership with
Fareva for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private
Under the terms of the agreement, Fareva has acquired BCM, Walgreens
Boots Alliance's contract manufacturing business, which operates
factories in the UK, France and Germany.
Notes to Editors:
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is the first global pharmacy-led,
health and wellbeing enterprise. The company's heritage of trusted
health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community
pharmacy care dates back more than 100 years.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and
daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. Walgreens Boots
Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments
together have a presence in more than 25* countries and employ more than
385,000* people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health
and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has
equity method investments, has more than 13,200* stores in 11* countries
as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and
distribution networks, with more than 390* distribution centers
delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers
and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries. In addition,
Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world's largest purchasers of
prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.
The company's portfolio of retail and business brands includes
Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as
increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap
& Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and Botanics.
The company ranks No. 1 in the Food and Drug Stores industry of Fortune
magazine's 2017 list of the World's Most Admired Companies.
More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.
* As of 31 August 2017, using publicly available information for
** For 12 months ending 31 August 2017, using publicly available
information for AmerisourceBergen.
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