Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc in Retailing

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Jun 2018

Walgreens has been a leading pharmacy retailer in the US for more than one hundred years. The company has expanded into other geographies, and a significant share of its growth is via acquisitions. Today, the company continues to acquire competitors, while leveraging its widely used and popular loyalty program and massive physical presence to sell a variety of medicines, cosmetics, home products and more, in a convenient manner to customers.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc in Retailing

Euromonitor International's report on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc delivers a detailed strategic analysis of the company's business, examining its performance in the Non-Store Retailing market and the global economy.

Company and market share data provide a detailed look at the financial position of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, while in-depth qualitative analysis will help you understand the brand strategy and growth prospects of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.

This report examines:
  • Company share by region and sector
  • Brand portfolio
  • New product developments
  • Marketing and distribution strategies

A detailed SWOT analysis of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc provides strategic intelligence on:
  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Category and country opportunities for growth
  • Challenges and threats from current competition and future prospects
  • Global and regional market positions

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Strategic Evaluation

Key company facts
Financial analysis
Walgreens US leads way as Boots Alliance works itself out
SWOT: Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
Revenue and cost concerns continue to raise questions

Competitive Positioning

Walgreens stays on top of contracting market
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc vs global retail
Walgreens seeks to become more than a drugstore
Mix of tried and true methods to lead Walgreens in 2018

Domestic Strategy

US is the primary focus of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
Walgreen Co continues to invest in omnichannel strategies
Integration of mobile payment and loyalty programme with mobile app
Fulfillment strategies to support omnichannel efforts
Walgreens adds more convenient services to increase footfall
Rite Aid acquisition termination results in partial win
Walgreens acquires, partners in contracting pharma market
Mobile and online strategy stagnant

International Strategy

Company pulling back on emerging markets

Private Label Strategies

Private label brands add new revenue streams
The company leverages private label globally


Distribution infrastructure is backbone to potential partnerships


Core strategies to be foundation for adjustments to trends