May 4, 2016

When implementation of the program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

May 4, 2016

The collaboration with APhA is the latest step Walgreens is taking to fight prescription drug abuse.

April 29, 2016

The states with the highest rates of influenza, according to the Index, were Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 29, 2016

Speculation that Walgreens might be exploring an entry into the medical marijuana business followed a post on tumblr by Walgreens titled "Clarifying Clinical Cannabis." "Though marijuana has been approved for medical use in many states, marijuana is not yet approved for national use by the Food and Drug Administration," noted post author Dahlia Sultan, resident pharmacist, Walgreens and the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Medical marijuana can’t be purchased from a pharmacy like traditional prescriptions. It must be sold through a licensed dispensary in an approved state." (Walgreens on tumblr

April 28, 2016

Former Walgreens beauty VP Shannon Curtin is joining Coty North America as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division in May, the company announced Friday.

April 26, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced plans to make naloxone available without a prescription in 35 states and Washington D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. 

April 22, 2016

Walgreens also is working to make naloxone, a potentially lifesaving opioid antidote, available without requiring a prescription from an individual’s physician at California pharmacies.

April 19, 2016

Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into whether Theranos misled investors about the state of its technology and operations, according to The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the New York State Department of Health have received subpoenas in recent weeks seeking documents and testimony about representations made to them by the Palo Alto, Calif., blood-testing company, the newspaper said. (The Wall Street Journal)

April 18, 2016

Walgreens has signed an agreement with SSM Health to allow SSM Health to own and operate 27 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across the St. Louis region, the companies announced Monday.

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 13, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor company, Walgreens, have paid a dividend in 334 straight quarters (more than 83 years) and have raised the dividend for 40 consecutive years.

April 11, 2016

Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.

April 11, 2016

See photos from Drug Store News and Mack Elevation’s second annual New General Market Forum, which took place on April 6, as well as photos from the event’s reception.

April 11, 2016

Following completion of the deal, Walgreens Boots Alliance will own a 15% stake in the 36.6 retail/wholesale group.

April 11, 2016

When implementation of Walgreens' naloxone program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

April 11, 2016

Since the Discovery Ball’s inception in 2007, Walgreens has been a leading sponsor, past event chair and Board of Ambassadors member helping the event raise nearly $25 million.  

April 5, 2016

Prescriptions filled in comparable stores increased 2.8% over the same quarter last year, driven by growth in Medicare Part D prescriptions, while a weak cough, cold and flu season had a negative impact of approximately 30 basis points.

April 4, 2016

The study found that Walgreens pharmacy patients who used a multi-faceted medication adherence program had a 3% higher medication adherence rate and lower healthcare costs than those who use other pharmacies.

April 1, 2016

However, flu activity is still relatively high across Wyoming, Montana and Kentucky, according to the report. 

March 31, 2016

Former Walgreens and Tyson Foods executive Wade Miquelon was named CFO at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

March 31, 2016

Two Walgreens veterans are now in place to help drive growth at health and wellness retailer Massage Envy.

March 31, 2016

MedM has built a healthy activity cloud platform, allowing users to track everything from step tracking to blood glucose/pressure monitoring.