Walgreens announced the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction expected to close on 31 December 2014

NOTTINGHAM, UK, 2014-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots notes that Walgreens has today announced that, subject to shareholder approval, the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction is expected to close on 31 December 2014, ahead of the original goal. As previously disclosed, Walgreens will hold a special Meeting of shareholders on 29 […]

Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson to retire after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

Upon transaction close, Chairman James Skinner to become Executive Chairman of Walgreens Boots Alliance and Stefano Pessina, Executive Chairman of Alliance Boots, to serve as Acting CEO, pending board search for successor William Foote will serve as the lead independent director of the Walgreens Boots Alliance board of directors DEERFIELD, Ill., 2014-12-11 — /EPR Retail […]

Alliance Boots announces that it has completed the acquisition of 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited in China

Nottingham, UK, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots today announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. The completion follows receipt of government and regulatory approvals. As a result of the investment, Alliance Boots becomes the second largest shareholder of the company with the right to […]

Alliance Boots announces that China Securities Regulatory Commission approved the Group’s investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Nottingham, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots announces that China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the Group’s investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. This approval, following the authorisation recently received from China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), paves the way for the completion of the investment in the coming weeks. As a result of the […]

Alliance Boots publishes its Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2013/14 for the year ended 31 March 2014

Nottingham, 2014-9-22— /EPR Retail News/ — Alliance Boots today has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report 2013/14 for the year ended 31 March 2014. The Group’s expanding global footprint provides opportunities to further its contribution towards a sustainable future. Working within the healthcare industry, Alliance Boots is in a privileged position to help improve the […]