October 21, 2014

Drug Store News has learned that Bryan Pugh, Walgreens VP U.S. merchandising, program development and execution, has left the company as of last week.

 

October 17, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday released a series of YouTube videos explaining facets of the chain's operations and how each of those areas support diverse communities. 

September 22, 2014

Through a partnership with a Florida veterinary company, ShotVet, Walgreens is offering preventive care services for pets at select stores in Massachusetts, according to the Boston Herald.

May 9, 2014

Walgreens may be moving its headquarters, Crain's Chicago Business reported Thursday. However, Walgreens spokesman Michael Polzin signaled the report was speculative.

May 5, 2014

Walgreens posted April sales of $6.49 billion, an increase of 8.8% from $5.96 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013.

January 30, 2014

Walgreens announced that it is expanding its relationship with technology company Inovalon to implement its patient assessment tool and technology platform to support improvements in care, quality and risk score accuracy programs across more than 400 Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens locations.

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 14, 2013

Walgreens has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Typhoon Yolanda, that swept through the Philippines last week.

November 8, 2013

Looking to further meet the grooming needs of its male shoppers and further leverage the increased focus on men’s facial skin care, Walgreens debuted earlier this year Boots’ No7 Men+ chain-wide at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores nationwide.

November 5, 2013

To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military, Walgreens on Monday announced it is offering a Veterans Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel.

October 11, 2013

Walgreens recently fine-tuned its merchandising leadership structure, announcing a few key changes in the lineup.

August 14, 2013

Walgreens announced an enhanced Daily Living business organization with the promotion and leadership expansion of key marketing and merchandising executives.

July 29, 2013

Walgreens is rebranding its more than 370 in-store health clinics, which will now be known as the “Healthcare Clinic."

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.

June 19, 2013

Walgreens, together with Chicago-based solar developer SoCore Energy, announced on Wednesday that they will build more than 200 new solar installations at Walgreens stores throughout California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.

May 21, 2013

To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel.

April 25, 2013

Walgreens will sell its six-building office campus, where it will remain a tenant, for $85 million, according to a report published Tuesday by Chicago Real Estate Daily.

March 22, 2013

Walgreens opened its latest New York flagship store in the Empire State Building on Saturday morning, the retail pharmacy chain said.

January 11, 2013

The board of directors of Walgreens declared a regular quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share, a 22.2% increase over the year ago dividend.

December 19, 2012

Walgreens will keep stores open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to allow last-minute Christmas shopping, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

December 5, 2012

Walgreens reported November sales of $5.9 billion, a decrease of 3.9% versus the same period last year.

November 20, 2012

Walgreens will be making a multichannel play for Black Friday customers through a mystery mobile coupon, the retailer announced Tuesday.

November 15, 2012

Walgreens and the American Red Cross on Thursday announced that more than $4 million was raised by Walgreens and Duane Reade customers nationwide for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund since Nov. 5.

November 1, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday announced the launch of Happy And Healthy, Your Guide To Living Well With Walgreens, a biannual magazine that debuts Nov 4.