PillPack

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PillPack, Inc.
TypePrivately held company
IndustryPharmaceutical
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
FoundersTJ Parker
Elliot Cohen
HeadquartersManchester, New Hampshire, United States
Area served
United States
ServicesOnline retailer
ParentAmazon.com
Websitepillpack.com

PillPack, Inc. is an American online pharmacy which is a subsidiary of Amazon.com. It is based in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States.[1] The company was founded in 2013.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 2013 by TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen.[2] By 2014 the IDEO incubated company was licensed in 31 states and shipping medication in dosage packets with robots handling the packaging process.[3]

In June 2018, Amazon.com acquired the company for a reported US$753 million.[4] In November of 2019, the company changed their branding from "PillPack, an Amazon company" to "PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy."[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lunden, Ingrid (2018-06-28). "Amazon buys PillPack, an online pharmacy, for just under $1B". TechCrunch.
  2. ^ Kokosky, Gina; Hall, Colleen (2018-06-28). "Amazon Enters the Pharmacy World with Acquisition of PillPack". Pharmacy Times.
  3. ^ Flaherty, Joe (14 February 2014). "A Drug-Dealing Robot That Upends the Pharmacy Model". Wired. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  4. ^ Farr, Christina (2019-05-10). "The inside story of why Amazon bought PillPack in its effort to crack the $500 billion prescription market". CNBC.
  5. ^ Garcia, Ahiza (2019-11-15). "Amazon rolls out 'Amazon Pharmacy' branding to PillPack". CNN Business. Cable News Network. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  6. ^ "Amazon Buys PillPack an Online Pharmacy". Tech Crunch. Retrieved 23 February 2021.