01/12/2017 - 11:58am

“The integration of the two networks ... will create substantial synergies [on the] organizational side of the business [and] procurement side of the business," Stefano Pessina, CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

01/11/2017 - 11:35am

By this time next week, the FTC is expected to have approved the Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid merger, including the divestiture of 865 stores to Fred's, The New York Post reported late Tuesday, citing sources close to the case. "[T]he FTC will likely ask Fred’s — which will more than double in size after it buys the Rite Aid stores — to raise additional equity to help stabilize its financing after closing," The Post reported. The deal approval is being expedited prior to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, The Post added. (The New York Post)

01/05/2017 - 8:25am

Walgreens operations in the U.S. realized a 1.1% quarterly increase in overall comp sales. Same-store pharmacy sales increased 2% compared with the year-ago quarter.

12/22/2016 - 8:44am

Now that Fred’s is taking on 865 divested Rite Aid stores, Walgreens is in active discussions with FTC to close the transaction.

12/20/2016 - 1:44pm

Additional 865 stores could add $6B in revenues and $31M in profits to the Memphis-based retailer’s bottom line.

12/20/2016 - 10:14am

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid have entered into an agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores and certain assets related to store operations to Fred’s for $950 million.

12/19/2016 - 12:45pm

Rite Aid is putting out all the stops to help customers finish their shopping this holiday season.

12/14/2016 - 1:35pm

Health Dialog is a market leader in SDM, Frost & Sullivan noted, having pioneered integrated, customized, white-label decision-making solutions across the healthcare industry.

12/05/2016 - 1:02pm

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.