January 12, 2011

Bolstered by a strong recent uptrend in sales and earnings and by clear signs that its massive realignment is beginning to bear real fruit, Walgreens’ top executives delivered an upbeat assessment of the company’s progress and its potential as a multichannel retail and healthcare powerhouse at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting Wednesday.

January 5, 2011

Shortly after announcing a record-setting first quarter last month, Walgreens reported on Wednesday that its December sales rose 7.5% to $6.8 billion.

December 22, 2010

In a resounding declaration that its massive revitalization efforts have been the right strategy at the right time, Walgreens on Wednesday reported its net earnings jumped to a record $580 million in first quarter fiscal 2011, rising nearly 19% over prior-year levels. Sales for the period ended Nov. 30 also rose 6% to $17.3 billion, another record for the nation’s top drug retailer.

December 17, 2010

In a major alliance to foster preventive health in the United States, Walgreens has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide free flu vaccinations to as many as 350,000 low-income and uninsured Americans.

December 3, 2010

Walgreens saw a rise in sales across the board for the month of November and fiscal first quarter 2011, the drug store chain said Friday.

December 2, 2010

The inhabitants of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood tend to like their independent, mom-and-pop stores. So it's no surprise that the recent opening of a Duane Reade store on Bedford Avenue caused some controversy among residents. But then again, Duane Reade is no ordinary drug store chain, and it showed its independent spirit with something far from controversial: beer.

November 24, 2010

Diabetica Research Solutions is spreading the word about its diabetes energy formula with a new media program that targets the New York metropolitan area.

November 14, 2010

Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season with a new contest...

November 9, 2010

Supermodel Carol Alt is launching her new skin care line, dubbed Raw Essentials, with in-store...

November 4, 2010

Winning Brands will make its Winning Colours Stain Remover available in 100 Duane Reade locations...

November 4, 2010

That Medicare doesn’t universally cover the use of retail clinics — and even create a...

November 2, 2010

October sales at Walgreens rose 3.7% to $5.85 billion, compared with the same month last year....

October 31, 2010

The DR Doctor On-Premises Walk-In Medical Care clinics, which are located within select Duane Reade...

October 25, 2010

Dream Water once again is expanding its retail distribution....

October 6, 2010

Professional Therapy MuscleCare last month was awarded “best new product” at the ECRM Health Management...

October 4, 2010

September was a good month for Walgreens, as the drug store chain reported a 5.3%...

September 27, 2010

Walgreens stock was up nearly 9% in early trading Tuesday morning after the company posted...

September 12, 2010

Duane Reade recently took the wraps off its flagship store in Union Square, a large,...

September 2, 2010

Walgreens announced August sales of $5.66 billion, an increase of 8.6% from $5.22 billion for...

August 17, 2010

Shortly after its retail rollout in Duane Reade and GNC, Dream Water has formed new...

August 16, 2010

The natural hair care line by makeup and beauty expert Peter Lamas, founder of Peter...

August 16, 2010

Walgreens is gearing up to offer unprecedented access to flu shots, making immunizations available at...

August 15, 2010

"Mad Men" designer Janie Bryant reportedly has teamed up with nail polish company Nailtini to...

August 12, 2010

Duane Reade chairman and CEO John Lederer is moving on to serve as the new...