March 20, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance and WebMD are scheduled to speak at this year's Lions Health conference. 

March 20, 2015

Walgreens is on a journey to transform its beauty offer, satisfying the desires of a new breed of beauty shoppers in a big way — whether in stores, online or on smartphones. Going Big in Beauty is paying off big for Walgreens. 

March 19, 2015

Atari on Thursday launched a gamified fitness app that ties into Walgreens Balance Rewards. 

March 18, 2015

Walgreens unveiled its CIRCA line of cosmetics at Duane Reade’s 40 Wall Street location in Manhattan.

 

March 17, 2015

Walgreens has announced the top markets and states for flu activity for this season, according to its season-ending flu index examining aggregate prescription data.

March 13, 2015

BizHive CEO Kim Feil is bringing her retail marketing knowledge to the board of regional supermarket operator Roundy’s.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

Speaking to Walgreens’ commitment to owned brands that help differentiate its beauty offerings, the company officially unveiled the new Nonie Creme Colour Prevails beauty collection with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning.

 

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 12, 2015

Drug Channels Institute on Thursday listed the leading specialty pharmacy players. 

March 12, 2015

Reuters reported there may be more merger and acquisition activity on the horizon for Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

March 11, 2015

The Female Health Company launched an online store to promote its FC2 Female Condom. 

March 10, 2015

Walgreens on Monday acquired 11 Lovelace retail pharmacy locations in New Mexico.

 

March 9, 2015

Primary care physicians are facing a patient overload and, in some cases, they are referring their patients elsewhere for medical care.

 

March 5, 2015

Walgreens and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will team up for the annual DRI Walk for Diabetes and Family Fun Day for the fifth consecutive year.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

March 4, 2015

Introduced in spring 2014, Discover Beauty Within is an exclusive publication to Walgreens, published through a joint venture between Walgreens and Lebhar-Friedman Inc. The first-of-its-kind beauty and wellness magazine focuses specifically on the mass market beauty customer.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ mission to go big in beauty includes personal care, Walgreens DMM Rudy Kucera told Drug Store News, for categories including grooming, hair care and oral care, “all part of the beauty regimen.” And just like in cosmetics, there is the quest to tailor merchandise for specific stores.

March 4, 2015

Share of heart: That’s a pretty heady concept savvy marketers and retailers are using these days to describe a whole new level of consumer engagement.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens aims to have a consistency of voice across all channels, both clicks and bricks. In beauty, the strategy is to look at the customer in a holistic manner, said Katlyn Gao, head of retail products, digital at Walgreens. 

March 4, 2015

When GVP/GMM, beauty and personal care Shannon Curtin arrived at Walgreen Co. about five years ago, the beauty department was already regarded as one of the best and most efficient in the mass business. But it was missing one element Curtin and her teamwork diligently to nurture — love.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ beauty team works diligently to please customers, but Michelle Hobson’s job as senior manager of beauty program development is to lead the charge for all training efforts and key strategic beauty programs for the company’s most precious assets — its Beauty Advisors.

March 4, 2015

Jaws dropped six years ago when Duane Reade unwrapped its first LOOK Boutique. The concept exemplified what many drug store merchants had only dreamed about — a selection brimming with prestige brands presented in an environment on par with specialty stores.

March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.