Walgreens Pharmacy & Business News
The promotion of the company’s pharmacy and retail operations president will free up Alex Gourlay, co-COO of Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, to devote more time developing Walgreen's business plan and transformation, the company said.
The hydraSense line’s saline solution is made with mineral-rich, 100% naturally sourced seawater, Bayer Consumer Health said.
Under the terms of the agreement, Fareva has acquired BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing business, which operates factories in the U.K., France and Germany.
Walgreens expects to close stores within a mile of another Walgreens or Rite Aid location.
Walgreens Boots Alliance plans to navigate pharmacy margin pressures by leveraging accretive partnerships in the healthcare space and boosting front-end store performance.
In addition, Walgreens is adopting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations by educating patients about Narcan when it is dispensed.
Walgreens is currently building out its space in the Sullivan Center to host the new center of excellence, which will host much of the company’s retail pharmacy technology team along with the digital, mobile and e-commerce technology teams.
The winners span 10 categories across the food, drug, mass and value channels.
Thousands of Walgreens employees and health service providers were involved in relief and recovery efforts following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, further demonstrating the important role Walgreens pharmacists.