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Oriola strengthens its InternetAptieka.lv online business in Latvia

Pekka Ruokanen, Business Unit Director, Oriola Oy, Baltics.

 

Oriola opened an InternetAptieka.lv online pharmacy early in the year 2014 and strengthens its online business by acquiring a pharmacy in Latvia, in Riga city center.

 

 

Oriola Oy acquires the share capital of “Rīgas Elizabetes aptieka”, a pharmacy in Riga city center. The pharmacy will be named according to online pharmacy InternetAptieka.lv owned by Oriola. The consumers can purchase RX, wide assortment of OTC and traded goods and get consultation and help with the products from the pharmacy.

 

InternetAptieka.lv is an online pharmacy owned by Oriola. The product assortment consists of OTC and traded goods. The consumers can order products directly to home or chosen delivery address. In future consumers can select to pick up the products ordered online also from the InternetAptieka pharmacy in Riga.

 

”We opened an online pharmacy InternetAptieka.lv early in the year 2014. The acquisition of the pharmacy in Riga city center strengthens our online business in Latvia. Consumers can purchase RX, wide assortment of OTC and traded goods and get consultation and help with the products from the pharmacy”, says Pekka Ruokanen, Business Unit Director, Oriola Oy, Baltics.

Contact information

Rīgas Elizabetes aptieka /InternetAptieka
Pulkveža Brieža iela 8-35, Riga, LV-1010
www.internetaptieka.lv

 

Further information

Pekka Ruokanen
Business Unit Director, Baltics
tel. +358 10 429 4826
pekka.ruokanen@oriola.fi


Kimmo Virtanen
Executive Vice President,
Pharmaceutical Wholesale, Finland, Sweden and Baltics
tel. +358 10 429 2069
kimmo.virtanen@oriola-kd.com

 

 

About Oriola

Oriola Oy is a Finnish pharmaceutical wholesaler and marketer of consumer healthcare products. Oriola’s strengths are skilled employees, efficient and reliable logistics, strong brands and high quality Oriola+ services, as well as a long history in the industry. SIA Oriola Riga, AS Oriola Estonia and UAB Oriola Vilnius are subsidiaries of the Finnish company Oriola Oy. Oriola offers efficient logistics and innovative Baltic-wide services to pharma companies, pharmaceutical wholesalers and consumers in the Baltics. Further information on www.oriola.lt, www.oriola.lv and www.oriola.ee.

 

Oriola Oy and its subsidiaries in the Baltics belong to the international Oriola-KD Corporation, the leading retail and wholesale business in Northern Europe and Russia. Oriola-KD’s net sales for 2013 were EUR 2.6 billion and personnel totaled 5 200 employees. Oriola-KD Oyj is listed on the main stock exchange list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy. For more information, please visit www.oriola.fi and www.oriola-kd.com.


Published 1 December 2014