With the expansion of Walgreens' beauty strategy into an additional 1,000 stores "shows the confidence we have in this strategy," Alex Gourlay, co-COO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.
Both Tracy Dolgin and Alex Smith will join fellow Vitamin Shoppe board member Tim Theriault, former chief information officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance, who joined the board one year ago.
Fred’s has pledged to buy up to 1,200 stores should the Walgreens Boots Alliance-Rite Aid merger be approved the FTC.
In the coming weeks, Walgreens may certify compliance to accelerate the decision on the Rite Aid deal, the company's CEO reported.
Walgreens Boots Alliance's retail pharmacy USA division realized second-quarter sales of $21.8 billion, an increase of 1.5% over the year-ago quarter.
The new alliance between Walgreens and PBM Prime Therapeutics will be led by Joel Wright as CEO. Another Walgreens veteran, Don Vidic, was named chief pharmacy and growth officer.
Two North Carolina markets rank among the top three markets as measured by the Walgreens Flu Index. The other? Shreveport, La.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is reportedly setting a deadline on its $9.7 billion proposed merger with Rite Aid through a declaration of “certified compliance” with Federal Trade Commission.
The Blink Health website and app negotiates with pharmacies to determine one, low price for each medication that is accepted at more than 57,000 pharmacies nationwide.
Major retailers, manufacturers, trade associations and certification bodies began working together as the GRMA in 2014.