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We explore five ways drugstores seek to support physical and mental wellbeing through facilitating new healthcare services and developing new campaigns to focus on mental health.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance’s key developments to offer more personalised healthcare and shopping experiences both online and in-stores. Strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe The global drugstore operator announced its partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch its second phase that focuses on WBA’s key strategic priority of digital transformation. The partnership aims to provide ...
The drugstore operator reported strong online sales performance during lockdown and shares its strategies to improve sales and efficiency in the second half of the year. Boost in beauty sales during lockdown Superdrug continued selling essential items during lockdown but greatly suffered footfall decline and is seeking reduced rent deals. Despite that, the drugstore operator was able to boo...
Asda launched a new contact-free diagnostic virtual GP service in its Stevenage branch. Instant medical advice for shoppers The grocery retailer has rolled out another innovation this week at its Stevenage branch that allows Asda customers to access instant medical advice via a virtual appointment service. This part of Asda’s new partnership with Medicspot. The new virtual service can be...


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We review A.S Watson’s current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.
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Many of the world’s leading drugstore operators are based in Japan. This report highlights best practice and the key strategies of Tsuruha, Welcia (AEON), Matsumoto KiYoshi and Sundrug, with landscape and trends considered.

We review A.S Watson’s current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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