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.

July 14, 2016

Walgreens is teaming up with the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program to offer free children’s dental screenings and a $1 donation for every qualifying purchase made at Walgreens stores. 

July 11, 2016

The National Association of Professional Women has inducted Walgreens' Andrea Collaro into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle 2015-2016, Fra Noi, Chicago's Italian American Voice, reported Sunday. The honor recognizes Collaro for her leadership in health and wellness, the paper noted. As senior director of brand management and product development for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Collaro oversees all products under the Walgreens banner. (Fra Noi)

July 8, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has revoked the Theranos' CLIA certificate, among other sanctions.

July 7, 2016

Walgreens will offer customers enrollment in the PMI Cohort Program at its stores, at Walgreens Healthcare Clinics, online through Walgreens.com and through the Walgreens mobile app.

July 6, 2016

Comparable front-end sales flat, but Walgreens in process of updating its beauty sector, with a rollout to more than 1,800 stores expected by the end of calendar 2016.

June 29, 2016

More than a decade after they began to appear in community pharmacies across the country, retail clinics have become a key provider of health care to millions of Americans.

June 29, 2016

With more than 350 corporate-owned clinics in 20 states operating under the Healthcare Clinic banner and about 50 other clinics in its stores run by other providers, Walgreens has been at the forefront of the movement to make retail clinics a cornerstone of the American healthcare system.

June 28, 2016

Walgreens customers now have the ability to redeem paperless coupons from Walgreens and manufacturers for online purchases, as well as in-store purchases.

June 22, 2016

The new app taps into the product databases on boots.com with iPad, and uses its analytics to enable colleagues to easily make recommendations to customers as well as view item location and online inventory.