01/12/2017 - 10:58am

“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 - 10:35am

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)

01/11/2017 - 8:59am

After an initial, small-scale rollout this spring, Walgreens and FedEx expect to have the program available at thousands of Walgreens locations later this calendar year and chainwide by the fall of 2018.

01/10/2017 - 10:22am

All of the sites will be named Sacred Heart Clinic at Walgreens. In addition, Sacred Heart plans to open two new retail clinics in other area Walgreens stores in the spring.

01/06/2017 - 2:37pm

More than 200 employees will remain at Palo Alto company.

01/06/2017 - 2:04pm

Community Health Network will exclusively operate and provide clinical services at 12 retail health clinics located within Walgreens stores across central Indiana.

01/05/2017 - 7:25am

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.

01/04/2017 - 9:36am

The continued decline in the number of heavy buyers (those who purchased more than three types of vitamins in a year) was a key trend captured by the 2016 TABS Analytics Vitamin and Minerals Supplements study.

01/03/2017 - 2:31pm

Walgreens sister pharmacy division Boots in the U.K. is one of the larger providers of vision care services with 636 practices.