In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.
The loss resulted in the desertion of many of Burgoyne's Native American allies.
Burgoyne's situation was further worsened by news that St.
Leger had turned back and that Howe had left New York to begin a campaign against Philadelphia.
Though approved by London, Howe's role in the plan was never clearly defined and issues of his seniority precluded Burgoyne from issuing him orders.
Moving forward that summer, Burgoyne's advance initially met with success as Fort Ticonderoga was captured and his men began pressing south from Lake Champlain.
Despite this, the plan began to unravel in quick succession as Burgoyne became plagued by supply issues.
Dispatching a column to raid Vermont for supplies, it was defeated at the Battle of Bennington on August 16.
The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination in the USA and Europe and, together with its equity method investments*, employs more than 370,000* people and has a presence in more than 25* countries.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 13,100* stores in 11* countries.
The company includes one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks with over 350* distribution centers delivering to more than 200,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in 19* countries.