Walgreen Boots Alliance: The first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise
Walgreens Boots Alliance was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014. Walgreens became a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance after the merger. This case study looks at the performance of the company since the merger agreement and assesses the opportunities and threats facing the company.
Analyses the company's performance since the merge
Looks at growth opportunuties for Walgreen Boots Alliance since the merge
Assesses the threats facing the company
Reasons To Buy
How has WBA performed in recent years and how has the merger affected the company?
What strategies is WBA adopting in a bid to boost revenue and profits?
What are the opportunities and threats facing WBA?
Walgreens Boots Alliance is diversifying its offering in order to increase its consumer base. This merger of Walgreens and Boots Alliance has benefitted the company with an extensive portfolio of retail and business brands
For FY2015, the US, the company's largest geographic market, accounted for 78.3% of the total revenues. Whilst the company is expanding internationally it still does heavily rely on the US to generate revenues.
Walgreens Boots Alliance competes with various retailers and supermarkets are also forcing their way into the pharmaceutical industry. Consumers are now able to shop for healthcare products or pick up medication whilst buying their groceries and household items.