Walgreens on Friday announced that it intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “WBA” following the closing of the previously announced reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure.
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Designed to improve patient access to pharmacists and showcase the chain’s health, wellness and daily living offerings more effectively, Walgreens’ Well Experience store format embodies the vision for a more engaged and more comprehensive model of pharmacy practice championed over the past decade by Kermit Crawford, outgoing president of pharmacy, health and wellness.
Kermit Crawford, a key architect in the transformation of pharmacy practice and the elevation of health-and-wellness services at the nation's largest drug chain, is retiring at the end of this year. DSN spoke at length with the pharmacy veteran about his role in the evolution of pharmacy at Walgreens, his outlook for the profession, and his own plans for 2015 and beyond.
The Kermit Crawford era at Walgreens is drawing to a close. As of Dec. 31, Crawford, one of the industry’s best known and most respected pharmacy executives, will retire as president of pharmacy, health and wellness at the nation’s top drug store chain.
Walgreens announced that Greg Wasson, president and CEO, will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction
Flu activity is picking up across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.
Walgreens and MDLive on Monday introduced a new telehealth offering that will give Walgreens website users 24/7 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through its mobile application.
Linda Filler has been named president retail products and chief merchandising officer effective Jan. 1.
Alliance Boots on Thursday announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical in China. As a result of the investment, Alliance Boots becomes the second largest shareholder of the company with the right to nominate board members and a member of the senior management.
Walgreens announced the launch of its private-label wearables device on YouTube.