January 12, 2017

“The integration of the two networks ... will create substantial synergies [on the] organizational side of the business [and] procurement side of the business," Stefano Pessina, CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

January 12, 2017

The weekly Flu Index shows which populations are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology and does not measure actual levels or severity of flu activity, Walgreens noted.

January 11, 2017

After an initial, small-scale rollout this spring, Walgreens and FedEx expect to have the program available at thousands of Walgreens locations later this calendar year and chainwide by the fall of 2018.

January 11, 2017

By this time next week, the FTC is expected to have approved the Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid merger, including the divestiture of 865 stores to Fred's, The New York Post reported late Tuesday, citing sources close to the case. "[T]he FTC will likely ask Fred’s — which will more than double in size after it buys the Rite Aid stores — to raise additional equity to help stabilize its financing after closing," The Post reported. The deal approval is being expedited prior to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, The Post added. (The New York Post)

January 10, 2017

All of the sites will be named Sacred Heart Clinic at Walgreens. In addition, Sacred Heart plans to open two new retail clinics in other area Walgreens stores in the spring.

January 6, 2017

More than 200 employees will remain at Palo Alto company.

January 6, 2017

Community Health Network will exclusively operate and provide clinical services at 12 retail health clinics located within Walgreens stores across central Indiana.

January 5, 2017

Walgreens operations in the U.S. realized a 1.1% quarterly increase in overall comp sales. Same-store pharmacy sales increased 2% compared with the year-ago quarter.

January 4, 2017

The continued decline in the number of heavy buyers (those who purchased more than three types of vitamins in a year) was a key trend captured by the 2016 TABS Analytics Vitamin and Minerals Supplements study.

January 3, 2017

Walgreens sister pharmacy division Boots in the U.K. is one of the larger providers of vision care services with 636 practices.

December 29, 2016

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas, is both top demographic area and No. 1 for flu activity gains for week of Dec. 25, according to Walgreens Flu Index.

December 27, 2016

Newspaper report claims approval of the deal is “not guaranteed.”

December 22, 2016

The latest Walgreens Flu Index shows that Puerto Rico and parts of Louisana are the top spots for flu activity so far this season.

December 22, 2016

Walgreens is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in New Jersey with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at 16 Walgreens drugstores. 

December 21, 2016

Walgreens has expanded the availability of prescription-free naloxone to 33 states and the District of Columbia.

December 20, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid have entered into an agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores and certain assets related to store operations to Fred’s for $950 million.

December 16, 2016

Celebrity esthetician, Shani Darden, will act as a brand ambassador for Beauty Beneath through PR and social media platforms.

December 15, 2016

Walgreens ranks the top markets and states for flu activity in the U.S. It's the third year for Walgreens' Flu Index, and this year will include Puerto Rico for the first time.

December 14, 2016

As part of the agreement, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, will manage and provide all clinical services at 17 retail clinics within Walgreens stores in South Florida, while Walgreens opens three pharmacies within UHealth facilities.

December 12, 2016

The study examined utilization patterns of participants in Walgreens Balance Rewards for healthy choices, exploring the impact of manual versus automatic data entries.

December 6, 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care on Tuesday announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 2, 2016

Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. 

December 2, 2016

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