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. 

March 31, 2016

Walgreens promised to raise more than $20 million in Red Nose sales this year in support of eliminating children's poverty. 

March 30, 2016

The renewed accreditation of Walgreens Healthcare Clinic is valid until Feb. 8, 2019.

March 29, 2016

The recent legal skirmish between Gillette and Dollar Shave Club underscores just how important the shave category is to drug store retailers — it is behemoth with sales exceeding $3.5 billion.

March 28, 2016

Following the sell-out success of last year's inaugural Red Nose Day, Walgreens is going beyond the nose in 2016 and raising funds through the sale of new Red Flair merchandise.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 25, 2016

Flu activity is still trending high according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index released Thursday. According to the report, Kentucky, Wyoming and New Mexico are the three states exhibiting the most flu activity.

March 24, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday reflected on the recent web-weaving deals announced by Walgreens Boots Alliance, namely that the company increased its ownership stake in AmerisourceBergen to 15% and partnered with PBM OptumRx on 90-day fills. "As these deals illustrate, WBA is no itsy-bitsy channel participant," concluded Adam Fein, president Pembroke Consulting and CEO Drug Channels Institute. "It’s spinning a complicated network of silky connections throughout the healthcare system." (Drug Channels