21 June 2013
UK’s Leading Skincare Brand Now Available in the US for Men
New York, NY and Deerfield, IL. June 20, 2013– No7 Men skincare products, part of the UK’s leading skincare brand No7 created by Boots, is now available nationwide at Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and Duane Reade drugstores. The products also can be purchased on Walgreens.com, drugstore.com and US.Boots.com. The debut marks the first nationwide Boots product launch for Walgreens with Alliance Boots since the two companies formed a strategic partnership last summer to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. No7 is well known for its internationally-acclaimed range of skincare products which are hypo-allergenic, dermatologically tested and backed by science–all at an affordable price.

“We’re thrilled to introduce our No7 Men skincare products in the U.S. through our partnership with Walgreens,” said Gordon Farquhar, Managing Director, Boots Retail USA. “We know that there is a huge interest and need for great skincare options for men, and No7 is a brand with a rich heritage and proven science. We see this as the beginning of a successful partnership with Walgreens and look forward to introducing even more products for men from No7.”

“With the launch of No7 Men in our stores, we look forward to working with Boots to provide our customers with differentiated products, making Walgreens their first choice for health and daily living,” said Mark Wagner, Walgreens President of Operations and Community Management. “These products, including the No7 Men Protect & Perfect Moisturiser with SPF, highlight our commitment to help our male customers get, stay and live well.”

Added Shannon Curtin, Divisional Vice President and General Merchandise Manager – Beauty, Personal Care and Seasonal, "No7 Men is an exciting opportunity to meet the expanding needs of our male customers. The daily regimen consists of cleansers, SPF moisturizers and anti-aging solutions. No7 Men is a wonderful addition to our male grooming product portfolio."

The full range of products, available now, includes:

• No7 Men Protect & Perfect Intense Moisturiser with SPF 15 50ml $22.99
• No7 Men Protect & Perfect Intense Serum, 30ml $24.99
• No7 Men Energising Face Wash, 150ml $7.99
• No7 Men Energising Face Scrub, 150ml $8.99
• No7 Men Energising Hair & Body Wash, 200ml $7.99
• No7 Men Rapid Revival Eye Roll On, 15ml $16.99

About Alliance Boots
Alliance Boots is a leading international, pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers. Working in close partnership with manufacturers and pharmacists, we are committed to improving health in the local communities we serve and helping our customers and patients to look and feel their best. Our focus is on growing our two core businesses: pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution, while increasingly developing and internationalising our product brands.

Alliance Boots has a presence in more than 25* countries and employs over 108,000* people. Alliance Boots has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in nine* countries and operates more than
3,100* health and beauty retail stores, of which just over 3,000* have a pharmacy. In addition, Alliance Boots has around 605* optical practices, of which around 190* operate on a franchise basis, and around 390* hearingcare practices. Our pharmaceutical wholesale businesses deliver over 4.6 billion* units each year to more than 170,000* pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals from over 370* distribution centres in 20* countries.

In June 2012, Alliance Boots announced that it had entered into a strategic partnership with Walgreen Co., the largest drugstore chain in the US, to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

* Figures are approximations as at 31 March 2013 and include associates and joint ventures.

About Walgreens
As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) vision is to become America’s first choice for health and daily living. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services help improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates 8,096 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.