September 4, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday reported August sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 3.6% from the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 20, 2014

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

August 5, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday reported July sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

July 24, 2014

Walgreens today announced that Kermit Crawford, president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, will retire after 31 years in a variety of advancing roles with the company to take on new opportunities

July 3, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday reported June sales of $6.3 billion, an increase of 8.9% as compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

June 25, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday morning celebrated the opening of a new two-story, flagship drugstore in the north tower of Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Building.

May 14, 2014

Yankee Candle Co. announced the debut of two new fragrances to its limited edition Man Candles collection.

April 23, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of Dream Garden, a limited-edition collection of fragrances inspired by garden parties.

April 11, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of four new summer-inspired fragrances, which feature notes of fruit and coconut.

March 14, 2014

Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of the limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle. The new scent takes inspiration from the colorful Peeps spring candy.

February 21, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the addition of a new fragrance blend to its Relaxing Rituals line. The fifth scent, which the company named Uplift, was created with a blend of grapefruit, lemon and ginger.

January 21, 2014

Yankee Candle has added five new fragrances to its lineup.

December 27, 2013

A national gay-rights organization has given Walgreens top marks for its practices related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

November 6, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. will introduce the new holiday-inspired Snow Globes collection, the company announced Wednesday.

October 21, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. has introduced a new line of holiday-themed scented candles, the company said Monday.

September 30, 2013

Yankee Candle Co. has introduced its collection of scented, Thanksgiving-themed candles, the company said Monday. For each candle sold, $1 will be donated to the USO.

September 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen and Walgreens on Tuesday officially launched the previously announced 10-year relationship to distribute pharmaceuticals to more than 8,100 Walgreens locations across the country.

July 30, 2013

The Yankee Candle Company Inc. announced the launch of six new Yankee Candle fragrances and three new fragrances in its contemporary Pure Radiance line for Fall 2013.

July 23, 2013

Skin care brand Indeed Laboratories is bringing its nanoblur and snoxin skin care products to the U.S. market, through distributor Boots USA, with exclusive availability at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

July 22, 2013

Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade this month.

July 19, 2013

For the second year in a row, online grocer Peapod is working with a Wisconsin farm to deliver organic and heirloom vegetables to customers in the Chicago area.