Sales rose 1.6% to $16.43 billion in the quarter ended July 29, beating analysts' estimates of $16.30 billion. Same-store sales rose 1.3%, also more than analysts had expected. Comparable digital sales surged 32%.
Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.
The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources.
The multicultural health and beauty event took place in downtown Nashville and featured a panel discussion that featured Larry Sims, Naja the Nail Guru, Mel J. and Char Braden, as well as a guest speaker presentation from actress and author Kim Fields and a musical performance by Vivian Green.