By expanding its digital strategy to one that encompasses mobility and other digital disruptors, group VP product and innovation Deepika Pande said Walgreens is removing friction from the shopping experience — streamlining customer engagement and driving more connections with shoppers.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Theranos have tentatively reached accord on a $30 million agreement, according to a story published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens had been seeking $140 million as part of a breach of contract suit in an attempt to recover the cost of its investment. According to reports, Theranos recently told investors it had about $54 million in cash left to settle suits, down from $187 million in January. (The Wall Street Journal)
The Preserving Patient Access to Compounded Medications Act of 2017 would clarify the Drug Quality and Security Act in a way that would align the statute with congressional intent to balance the issues of public safety and patient access.
In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.
Hear from Piping Rock Health Products SVP sales and marketing Kimberly Vigliante about the high-growth aromatherapy segment — including the demographics driving growth and how it’s bringing natural health-and-wellness to mass market shoppers.