August 19, 2014

Walgreens gifted $350,000 to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

 

August 18, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced it has acquired full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group, its pre-wholesale and contract logistics joint venture in the United Kingdom, from UDG Healthcare for a consideration of around £66 million ($110.4 million) for the 50% shareholding it did not already own. 

August 14, 2014

Tummy Co. recently launched a fast-acting liquid antacid in a shot format called Relief OTC, the company announced Wednesday.

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.

 

August 13, 2014

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., on Wednesday applauded the decision by Walgreens to remain headquartered in the Chicago area. 

 

August 13, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced it is expanding its Healthcare Clinic retail locations with entry into the Dallas-Fort Worth market. 

 

August 12, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of South America's Farmacias Ahumada S.A. ("FASA").

 

August 11, 2014

The Walgreens Charity Classic, presented by the Seagate Country Club, is set for Nov. 6 to 9, 2014 in Delray Beach, the Country Club announced Friday.

August 8, 2014

Several NACDS chain member companies have conducted congressional pharmacy tours in recent weeks, bringing the total number of NACDS RxImpact in-district events to 82 for 2014.

August 8, 2014

Walgreens pulled the trigger on step two of its proposed Alliance Boots merger a full six months early.

 

August 7, 2014

Following Walgreens' decision to acquire the rest of the Alliance Boots business — and to keep its headquarters based in the greater Chicago area — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., weighs in on the decision in a brief video.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

August 5, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday reported July sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 4, 2014

Cardinal Health on Monday reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 revenue of $23 billion, down 9.8%.

 

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

August 1, 2014

Hertz and Walgreens are exploring possible synergies, Crain's Chicago Business reported Wednesday. 

 

July 30, 2014

Susan G. Komen honored Walgreens at its annual Susan G. Komen Leadership Conference, held July 17-19 here, with its Mission Possible Award.

July 26, 2014

Kermit Crawford, Walgreens president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, has decided to retire after 31 years with the company

 

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

July 22, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the new Balance Rewards for healthy choices initiatives, which is aimed at helping participants modify behavior risk factors associated with the nation's most pressing public health issues.

July 22, 2014

Walgreens announced the official opening of a new pharmacy at Children's National Health System.

July 18, 2014

Walgreens is set to open its latest flagship store in February, replacing what had been its first store in Hawaii when Walgreens entered the state seven years ago.

July 17, 2014

A new research study from Walgreens found that patients are relying more on nurse practitioners at retail clinics.