12/30/2014 - 2:22pm

Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina are among the states that experienced the greatest gains in flu activity for the week of Dec. 29, according to Walgreens’ latest Flu Index.

12/29/2014 - 11:11am

Walgreens' shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH.

12/23/2014 - 2:08pm

The South is experiencing high flu activity as Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana lead the list of top 10 states, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

12/23/2014 - 11:05am

Walgreens expects to close its merger with Alliance Boots by the end of the year, pending shareholder approval on Dec. 29, the retailer announced Tuesday. 

12/23/2014 - 9:01am

Shares of Walgreens were on the rise in pre-market trading Tuesday morning, as Walgreens reported a 16.4% lift in quarterly profit to $809 million that was credited to the 222 million prescriptions filled in the first quarter ended Nov. 30.

12/19/2014 - 5:51pm

Walgreens on Friday announced that it intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “WBA” following the closing of the previously announced reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure.

12/16/2014 - 1:24pm

The flu continues to pick up in pockets of the Midwest and across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index report, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity.

12/11/2014 - 7:47pm

Team up with other healthcare entities, or wither on the vine. That’s the new reality for community pharmacy, said Kermit Crawford on the eve of his retirement as president of pharmacy, health and wellness for Walgreens. 

12/11/2014 - 7:47pm

Nothing highlights Walgreens’ transition to full-service community health provider better than the company’s massive flu shot and immunization program. Under an aggressive, seven-year expansion program driven by pharmacy, health and wellness chief Kermit Crawford, the program has given Walgreens a powerful platform on which to build an expanding menu of preventive health-and-wellness services.