The US giant, which is teaming up with European counterpart Alliance Boots, is the clear market leader in pharmacy in its homeland. Retail Week takes a look at the retailer’s key financial data.

7,761

Stores

$72.2bn

Sales

$2.7bn

Profit

Up 3.3%

Annual like-for-like sales

247,000

Employees

$9.3m

Sales per store

20%

Retail prescription market share

*Figures for the year ending August 31, 2011

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