August 25, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Thursday it has exercised warrants to purchase 22.7 million AmerisourceBergen common shares, representing a stake of 23.9%.

August 22, 2016

Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions.

August 18, 2016
Rob Monahan, most recently Walgreens’s VP mergers and acquisitions, has been named Akorn’s VP corporate development.  
 
August 18, 2016

Safe medication disposal kiosks are currently available in more than 300 Walgreens pharmacies across 23 states and Washington D.C.

August 16, 2016

The new Walgreens adherence platform is planned to be ready for implementation with partners in the third quarter for diabetes, with additional conditions expected in market by the end of the year.

August 15, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu shot for everyone over the age of 6 months as soon as the vaccine becomes available.

August 12, 2016

The U.K. OTC market is, as the Brits would say, brilliant. For North American brand owners, it’s always on the list of attractive potential markets. Complex and unique, there are two “B”s that stand out — Boots and Brexit.

August 10, 2016

Safe medication disposal kiosks are currently available in more than 300 Walgreens pharmacies across 24 states.

August 8, 2016

Telehealth is expected to grow tenfold, according to Walgreens' Atul Singh and MDLive's Amy Clark who led an Insight Session Monday examining the growth, benefits and future of telehealth and telemedicine.

August 7, 2016

When it comes to online retailing, said a Walgreens executive, the way to win with digital is by narrowing your strategy, not broadening it.

August 3, 2016

Walgreens has promoted Greg Orr, senior director of digital healthcare, to VP digital healthcare, according to a report Internet Health Management pubished Tuesday. His new title and job responsibilities go into effect Sept. 1, the report noted. "Orr will oversee a diverse digital healthcare portfolio. In addition to operating desktop e-commerce and mobile commerce versions of Walgreens.com, Walgreens also offers digital doctor visits and related online health and wellness programs." (Internet Health Management)

August 3, 2016

Previous research has shown that lower adherence to cardiovascular medications among African-American and Hispanic patients likely contributes to a persistent seven-year lower overall life expectancy.

August 3, 2016

Last year, Walgreens and Unilever helped donate more than 17.5 million gallons of clean water to the rural Kenyan village of Kipsongol.

August 2, 2016

As millennials have cemented themselves as the largest generation by population at 75.4 million, outnumbering baby boomers for the first time, the retail industry has been inundated with insights about their shopping habits.

August 1, 2016

CDC recommends bacterial meningitis vaccine may be given to provide short term protection to anyone 16 to 23 years of age.

August 1, 2016

Experienced health industry executive joins company to drive deeper integration of the Fitbit platform into healthcare systems.

August 1, 2016

Walgreens is looking to spark nail polish sales by is selling an exclusive collection of 10 bold colors called LuxePop Electrix (MSN). 

July 28, 2016

Walgreens will focus its omni-channel efforts bolstering its core online destination Walgreens.com.

July 27, 2016

Walgreens' flagship Hawaii store in Honolulu is back on the market, months after a Los Angeles-based investment bank and wealth management firm paid $54 million to buy the property. (Pacific Business Journal).

July 26, 2016

Walgreens is opening a new store in Grand Rapids, Mich., but it won't look like a typical Walgreens.

July 25, 2016

Walgreens is now more than halfway toward its goal, announced in February, of installing medication disposal kiosks at 500 locations around the country, the company announced Monday.

July 18, 2016

The first stores are expected to open before the end of the first half of calendar year 2017 and will include Boots highly regarded and exclusive No7 and Soap & Glory products.

July 15, 2016

The New York Post Thursday evening reported that talks between Walgreens Boots Alliance and the Federal Trade Commission concerning its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid are progressing. "The drug store giant is in talks with the Federal Trade Commission about what it needs to sell to gain regulatory approval of the $17 billion deal, sources said on Thursday," The Post reported. "The talks with the FTC about divestitures is a sign regulators are open to approving the merger, sources said." (The New York Post)

July 14, 2016

If Rite Aid needs to shed some stores for antitrust reasons in the wake of a merger with Walgreens-Boots Alliance, many experts expect one well-known drug store to step forward.