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

TRICARE serves 9.5 million patients all told, including Active Duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

Walgreens opened the doors to its latest specialty pharmacy in the Columbus, Ohio market, Columbus Business First reported Tuesday. "With the brand name 'Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy,' the facility opened this week at 114 W. 3rd Ave., in an office building next to Select Specialty Hospital, which provides short-term rehabilitation stays after hospitalization for surgery, stroke and other reasons," Columbus Business reported. To date, Walgreens has more than 250 pharmacies operating under the Community banner, the report added. (Columbus Business First)

November 23, 2016

Consumers and fans of "The Walking Dead" can now pick up an exclusive Rick Grimes action figure, along with their shampoo or prescriptions, at Walgreens.

November 22, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced its plan to make naloxone available prescription-free in 35 states in Washington, D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. Since then, it’s had success in 24 states containing more than 4,300 Walgreens pharmacies.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 18, 2016

Nearly 250,000 free health screenings were conducted and 52,000 immunizations were administered in more than 4,600 Walmart stores last month.

November 18, 2016

Walgreens is the first pharmacy to provide PatientsLikeMe reports about medications on its website.

November 17, 2016

“This is a strategic relationship between the most comprehensive health care system in the region and a long-standing, trusted provider of pharmacy services throughout the community,” Baptist Health stated.

November 16, 2016

Frustrated watching specialty stores, online merchants and department stores siphon off a market they once controlled more than 50% of, mass marketers are firing back to regain their dominance of the $16 billion U.S. beauty market.