The celebration was held at the Boots store situated in the Central World Mall, which measures around 250 square metres. It features over 5,000 different lines including No7, Botanics, Soltan and Boots Extracts. The store is run by Khun Orn-uma Prommasen, together with her team of seven employees.
Since the opening of the first Boots store in Thailand during 1997, Alliance Boots presence in the country has significantly expanded and it now employs over 1,400 people across Thailand, including over 330 registered pharmacists.
Boots Retail (Thailand) offers customers and patients a wide range of services and products including over 2,500Boots branded products of which almost 1,000 are locally sourced and manufactured. In addition, 90% of its stores have Thai FDA accredited pharmacies which helps ensure that customers receive expert advice
Stefano Pessina commented:
“We are proud that Boots Thailand has become one of the largest health and beauty pharmacy chains in the country. This opening is an excellent illustration of our ambition to make Boots a global brand and Alliance Boots a significant player in Asia. I am convinced that the Group’s presence and achievements in Thailand will be a great asset for our further expansion in the region.”
Ornella Barra, who oversees the international development of the Boots brand at Group-level, said:
“We would like to express our warmest thanks to our Thai team led by Dean Thompson, for their continued hard work and exceptional commitment over the past years. This milestone has been reached despite our people facing adverse conditions including severe flooding and political unrest. I am confident that our Thai business and teams will go further to enhance the Boots brand in South-East Asia.”
Dean Thompson added:
“We are truly excited to be celebrating the opening of our 200th store. It is the result of a fantastic team effort, both from our people in head office and our store-based employees. I would like to thank them for their dedication and tenacity. The Thai retail environment continues to be tough, but as a business I believe we are in great shape to meet future challenges.”
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. Our two core business activities are pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution. Alliance Boots is privately-owned and employs over 115,500* people. Its wholesale and distribution network serves over 160,000* pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals from over 370* pharmaceutical wholesale distribution centres in 21* countries. It operates more than 3,280* health and beauty retail stores in 11* countries, of which just under 3,180* have a pharmacy.
* Figures are approximations as at 31 March 2011 and include associates and joint ventures.
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