July 17, 2017

Sleek has a unique heritage that originated in London when a local beauty entrepreneur noted that women of color were underrepresented in the cosmetics market.

July 12, 2017

The announcement builds upon the relationship between Walgreens and VUMC, which has included infusion services and Walgreens participation in VUMC’s network.

July 10, 2017

Freshii’s partnership with Walgreens has led to more than eight successful Freshii stores since launching in 2016 in cities including Miami, Chicago and Boston.

July 10, 2017

Following an initial PrEP consultation with a patient, Healthcare Clinic providers will be able to conduct tests for HIV and other STIs, as needed.

July 6, 2017

The former Walgreens finance executive will oversee Morningstar’s controllership, tax, internal audit, financial planning and analysis, treasury and investor relations.

July 5, 2017

Adult bath products, including Epsom salt soaks and aromatherapy, that offer a Zen-like experience are bubbling to the surface in mass stores and helping to perk up sales.

July 5, 2017

New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.

July 5, 2017

Rite Aid emerges from the Walgreens Boots Alliance transaction as a much leaner, multi-regional chain with a much smaller debt load.

June 29, 2017

In the wake of Walgreens’ and Rite Aid’s plan to scrap their merger for a new deal, DSN takes a look at five important takeaways from the blockbuster agreement. 

June 29, 2017

GlobalData Retail managing director Neil Saunders weighs in on the ‘pragmatic approach’ to a lengthy regulatory process that Walgreens and Rite Aid have undertaken by scrapping their proposed merger and creating a new deal.

June 29, 2017

Before he took over the chairmanship of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Walgreens Boots Alliance co-COO Alex Gourlay spoke to Drug Store News about the coming year at NACDS and what still excites him about the business he’s been part of since he was 17 years old. 

June 29, 2017

Rite Aid's Retail Pharmacy Segment revenues were $6.4 billion and decreased 4.9% compared to the prior year period.

June 29, 2017

Walgreens' Retail Pharmacy USA division had third quarter sales of $22.5 billion, an increase of 6.3% over the year-ago quarter.

June 29, 2017
This new agreement replaces the previous merger agreement with Rite Aid, announced in October 2015 and amended in January 2017, as well as the agreement to divest certain Rite Aid stores to Fred’s, announced in December 2016.
 
June 28, 2017

Seven LabCorp at Walgreens locations will begin seeing patients in this year, with five patient service centers in Denver, one in Deerfield, Ill., and one in Morrisville, N.C.

June 27, 2017

The two companies imposed the July 7 deadline on the FTC when they certified compliance on May 8, requiring action within 60 days. 

June 27, 2017

Besides its efforts to provide naloxone in states where regulations allow, Walgreens also has installed safe medication disposal kiosks in 600 pharmacies across the United States.

June 27, 2017

Walgreens said that it credits such tools as Pill Reminder and Refill by Scan for its mobile app’s popularity among those older than 55 years of age — a demographic that makes up 20% of its users. 

June 22, 2017

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.

June 22, 2017

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)

June 19, 2017

Testing will be available at more than 220 participating Walgreens stores in 130 cities.

June 15, 2017

In January of this year, Florida Hospital and Walgreens announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more coordinated care and providing greater access to patients.

June 13, 2017

Albuquerque, N.M. Mayor Richard Berry was recognized earlier this month by Walgreens Boots Alliance for promoting wellness in Albuquerque, KRQE reported. This is the first year Walgreens is giving out the “Happy and Healthy Community Champion” award for civic leaders who promote healthy lifestyles. “Mayor Berry is truly changing the course of these residents’ lives, not only in Albuquerque, but across the country as other mayors and cities adopt the program that he started in Albuquerque,” Kimberly Waltz, Walgreens government affairs, told KRQE. (KRQE)

June 12, 2017

In addition to increasing financing options, Fred's Pharmacy has entered an agreement with its lenders allowing the company to extend the outside commitment date to as late as Oct. 31.