May 23, 2017

Walgreens is focusing more on health, wellness and beauty and it attempts to draw pharmacy customers to the front end.

May 23, 2017

Russian pharmacy retailer expects online sales to account for 10% of total revenue by mid-2018 from just 1% now, its corporate finance director told Reuters.

May 23, 2017

Appearance of company’s co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance will help honor Red Nose Day on May 25.

May 19, 2017

The local Chicago diaper bank will receive 250,000 diapers as part of the overall donation from Walgreens and Huggies.

May 18, 2017

In addition, Econdisc Contracting Solutions will have access to WBAD's sourcing efforts through the agreement.

May 18, 2017

Clinical abstracts from the studies being presented focus primarily on Walgreens’ efforts to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes through various pharmacy initiatives.

May 17, 2017

Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.

May 16, 2017

Continued Civil Information Demands from the Federal Trade Commission may be indicative that the agency plans to block the proposed merger, according to The New York Post sources.

May 15, 2017

The "Love Actually" sequel is set 13 years since the romantic comedy first hit screens, and some of the original film's cast is making a return.

May 12, 2017

In his latest entry, Drug Store News contributing editor Ed Rowland discusses the global growth of Walgreens Boots Alliance and how it’s changing the industry. 

May 10, 2017

All three will work together to reach veterans in communities across the country with targeted initiatives to address mental health awareness and treatment, veteran suicide prevention and opioid overdose education.

May 9, 2017

The two companies have certified substantial compliance with the Federal Trade Commission — a move that will leave the chains free to merge if the FTC hasn’t issued a decision before July 7.

May 8, 2017

Muscle Shoals, Ala., Mayor David Bradford called Walgreens a great corporate partner in the Shoals, providing good jobs and opportunities for workers.

May 4, 2017

As part of its merger agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid's agreement to sell 865  stores and certain specified assets to Fred's Pharmacy may expand to as many as 1,200 locations.

May 1, 2017

According to a report in TheStreet published Monday, CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer advised Walgreens shareholders to hold on to what they have, because no matter how the Rite Aid deal pans out, Walgreens will win. "If the deal's derailed by the FTC, I think we're going to get a truly monster buyback," Cramer said during an exclusive monthly conference call for members of his Action Alert Plus investment club. "If the deal is accepted, analysts can raise their numbers substantially. Those are good outcomes." (TheStreet)

May 1, 2017
This year, M&M’s will donate more than $1 million to the Red Nose Day fund to support programs for children, kicking off its efforts with a New York City flash mob on May 1.
 
May 1, 2017

Once implemented, the FTC will have 90 days to either clear the $9.7 billion deal, or sue to block it, reported the news outlet.

April 28, 2017

Ride On For Red Nose Day Road Ride participants will pedal 400 miles along each route to help children in need.

April 27, 2017

Walgreens, as part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016.

April 26, 2017

Walgreens’ safe medication disposal kiosks are at 600 pharmacies in 45 states, and can be accessed during regular pharmacy hours to dispose of prescription and OTC medication that has expired, gone unused or isn’t wanted.

April 25, 2017

Two goals of Alex Gourlay’s tenure will be focusing on building trust and improving efficiency.

April 25, 2017

Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson's family investment office is joining forces with Innventure, a group that aims to develop businesses around new technologies lent by big corporations, The New York Times reported last week. P&G is expected to be the company's first partner. “Innventure will identify the opportunities, create a company, nurture it, then put in a management team to where it stands on its own — and then we move on,” Wasson, the company's chairman, told The New York Times. “What I think is most interesting is that we’re looking to help leverage their powerful R&D machine with our nimble entrepreneur team to identify the opportunities that they have developed.” In return, Innventure will have a stake in any companies it creates. (The New York Times)

April 24, 2017

In addition to Gourlay’s appointment, Mark Panzer, SVP pharmacy, health and wellness of Albertsons, was elected the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ vice chairman, and Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy, was elected NACDS treasurer. 

April 22, 2017

Potential trumps experience, lessons from London and why mistakes are really investments in success — Walgreens’ president of pharmacy and retail ops tees it up with DSN.