December 11, 2014

Designed to improve patient access to pharmacists and showcase the chain’s health, wellness and daily living offerings more effectively, Walgreens’ Well Experience store format embodies the vision for a more engaged and more comprehensive model of pharmacy practice championed over the past decade by Kermit Crawford, outgoing president of pharmacy, health and wellness.

 
December 10, 2014

Walgreens announced that Greg Wasson, president and CEO, will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

 

August 14, 2014

Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, announced a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

 

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

May 15, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday announced that Gregory Wasson, president and CEO of Walgreens, has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately.

December 20, 2013

With the announcement of its first-quarter results, Walgreens continues to fire on all cylinders of its straight-three engine.

July 25, 2013

CNNMoney on Thursday featured a Q&A with Greg Wasson, Walgreens president CEO, to talk about how health care is transforming and how Walgreens is rethinking what it means to be a drug store in what will become a new healthcare paradigm with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in January.

April 22, 2013

During the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting today, the association elected the new officers, two new executive committee members and four new board of directors members for the coming year.

March 19, 2013

Walgreens will no longer source branded prescription medicines directly from suppliers beginning in September, the Chicago-based retailer announced as part of a significant partnership between Walgreens, Alliance Boots and AmerisourceBergen that includes Walgreens and Alliance Boots potentially taking a 7% stake in the Pennsylvania wholesaler.

February 7, 2013

Verizon Communications on Thursday elected Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, to the Verizon board of directors, effective March 1.

September 25, 2012

For years, Wall Street — and customers, too — rewarded Walgreens for being the hedgehog of retail. A homage to the old Aesop fable, unlike the fox, the hedgehog is steady and methodical. And, that’s just how Walgreens operated its business.

January 19, 2012

Walgreens has transformed 68 locations in the Indianapolis market into health and daily living destinations.

April 25, 2011

Walgreens, the kaleidoscopic company that wants to “own well,” is shuffling management and realigning operations as it works to knock down its remaining internal silos and create a seamless, broad-based retail health-and-
wellness dynamo.


February 18, 2011



Talk about a bold retail vision. Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson said the nation’s top pharmacy retailer wants nothing less than to “own well.”

November 14, 2010

The healthcare landscape is changing. There’s a new value-driven consumer who has emerged and, in...

November 3, 2010

The healthcare landscape is changing. There’s a new value-driven consumer who has emerged and, in...

October 10, 2010

The Walgreens hedgehog is officially retired. Its fate was sealed by a successful fourth quarter...

March 22, 2010

A still-moribund economy, weak consumer demand at the front end of the store and an...

March 14, 2010

Wal greens’ long campaign to overhaul and integrate its pharmacy and clinical health components culminated...

March 4, 2010

Walgreens hasn’t finished knocking down its organizational silos....

February 28, 2010

Early this year, chairman Alan McNally described the striking changes that have swept through Walgreens’...

February 28, 2010

If retail chains could be compared with car engines, Walgreens in recent years has been...

February 28, 2010

Suddenly, New York is Walgreens’ kind of town....

January 14, 2010

Walgreens Friday announced the promotion of three key executives in pharmacy, corporate innovation and legal...