Welcome to the Walgreens Boots Alliance Archive catalogue


This digital archive holds around 15,000 entries and includes photographs, letters, advertisements, building plans, and even colleague magazines. It gives anyone interested in the history of the business the opportunity to discover and study resources rich in detail.


The majority of the archive holdings on this site relate to the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer and, WBA business, Boots UK, and chart its development from its foundations in the mid-19th century.


The entire WBA archive collection, in the UK, is currently being re-catalogued, thanks to funding from Wellcome, and the current digital entries account for approximately a fifth of the holdings at this time.


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Merchandise Bulletin

Merchandise Bulletin

Sales and merchandising bulletin for store employees containing information and advice on merchandising and salesmanship and details of the latest products in store, both own brand and proprietary, 1924-1939
Store photographs

Store photographs

Interior and exterior photographs of Boots stores
The Bee

The Bee

Internal magazine for retail colleagues containing information on organisational changes, product, services and people information, 1921-1969
Price lists

Price lists

Selection of price lists for a range of product categories, some of which are illustrated, 1890s-1986
No7 Magazine

No7 Magazine

Internal publication produced for No7 store consultants containing product information and sales and merchandising guidance, 1952-1957
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