June 20, 2016

Walgreens installed safe medication disposal kiosks in locations across both Washington and Oklahoma and made naloxone available without requiring a prescription.

June 14, 2016

Testing will take place at select Walgreens stores in 150 participating cities, June 23-25.

June 13, 2016

The Chicago-based retailer informed Theranos that it will be terminating its relationship and closing operations at all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona, effective immediately.

June 10, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission is nearing its decision on the proposed merger of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance, The New York Post reported late Thursday night, and signs point toward an approval. "The FTC’s biggest concern is the merger will give the combined company too much power when negotiating prices with pharmacy benefit managers," The Post reported. "[But] on Thursday, the chief executive of the No. 1 pharmacy manager, Express Scripts’ Tim Wentworth, said he welcomed the merger." (The New York Post

June 9, 2016

"With the two co-COOs overseeing the day-to-day activities of the company, ... I will be able to further focus on driving the growth strategy and development of WBA," said Stefano Pessina, WBA executive vice chair and CEO.

June 8, 2016

Personal care products brand Steripod has expanded the distribution for its market leading clip-on toothbrush protector.

June 8, 2016

The contributions from Walgreens' customers benefit the Red Nose Day Fund, which supports charities addressing childhood poverty.

June 7, 2016

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

June 6, 2016

"After the success in Walgreens' sister company Boots, Pure Gold Collagen has been the first and fastest growing liquid beauty vitamin in the U.K.," stated Tony Sanguinetti, CEO Minerva. 

June 2, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance intends to use the net proceeds to fund its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid.

June 1, 2016

Now in its seventh year, the award was named for Guido Carli, a prominent Italian economist and politician.

May 26, 2016

Walgreens VP corporate operations Skip Bourdo, alongside Comic Relief trustee Christy Gibb and representatives from partners NBCUniversal and Mars Chocolate North America, celebrated Red Nose Day 2016 by ringing the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market. 

May 23, 2016
FDGard uses caraway and peppermint oils to manage functional dyspepsia among the one-in-six adults estimated to suffer from the condition. 
 
May 23, 2016

Smartphone owners shopping the electronics aisle have a durable and stylish new case from Speck to consider.

May 23, 2016

Rosenstein’s board service was set to end once JANA Partners, where Rosenstein is managing partner, reduced its investment in Walgreens below a certain threshold, which happened this week, though it still holds a significant stake in Walgreens. 

May 20, 2016

Texas is the latest state in which Walgreens can dispense naloxone without a prescription, according to a KUT.org published Thursday. Last year, advocates and public health experts convinced state lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1462 in an effort to address the ongoing opioid epidemic. The bill was supposed to expand the availability of naloxone in Texas when it went into effect in September, but things have moved slowly, the news organization reported. On Wednesday, Alicia Kowalchuk with Baylor Medicine in Houston wrote a standing order for the medication for every Walgreens in the state. (KUT.org

May 19, 2016

Crystal Geyser Water Company is looking to leverage the rising popularity of sparkling water by adding two new flavors to its portfolio.

May 19, 2016

In the latest installment of DSNTV, watch Walgreens’ Holly Schmidt and a panel of leading CPG executives discuss how to uncover changing consumer needs and attract talent to reach the millennial consumer.

May 18, 2016

Walgreens has teamed up with four Champions to share their stories through the new platform, including their experiences living with the disease and ideas for meeting challenges such as prevention of infection, nutrition and rigorous treatment regimens.

May 17, 2016

Naloxone is now accessible in more than 70 Walgreens pharmacies throughout New Mexico.

May 16, 2016

CHICAGO - The largest health system in Illinois is preparing to take over operations of more than 50 neighborhood health clinics located in Walgreens stores across the Chicago region, Crain's Chicago Business reported Monday. Advocate Health Care and Walgreens announced the ownership change in January. A series of kickoff events to mark the new Advocate Clinics at Walgreens are planned for Wednesday, Crain's reported. (Crain's Chicago Business

May 16, 2016

The last retailer to be recognized with this award was Michael Duke, former CEO and chairman of the executive committee for Walmart, who was presented with the award in 2014. 

May 10, 2016

Teletherapy, the delivery of web- and mobile-based sessions between a patient and licensed mental health provider via video, is one of the fastest growing sectors of the virtual healthcare market.

May 10, 2016

Helayna Minsk comes to Walgreens with experience managing brands overseas, having served a tour of duty as VP marketing for Johnson & Johnson Consumer China in Shanghai for more than two years.