Ed Rowland

Video Forum: The Drug Store Market in China, Part 2

Video Forum: The Drug Store Market in China, Part 2

  In the second of two episodes about the drug store market in China, Video Forum examines the impact of e-commerce. Ed Rowland, principal of Rowland Global LLC, and Alice Wang, a Shanghai-based consultant and instructor at Alibaba’s Taobao University, share insights about younger consumers’ embrace of online-to-off-line services, the growing presence of Alibaba and

Boots adapts its strategy with Farmacias Benavides

Boots adapts its strategy with Farmacias Benavides

To quote one of Cortes’ officers when the Spanish first arrived in Mexico, they came “to serve God and His Majesty and also to get riches.” While the Boots/Walgreens story was playing out in the U.S., ultimately ending in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Boots was also busy south of the border acquiring Farmacias Ahumada in Chile