Walgreens kicked off its third Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign on Wednesday. This year’s campaign promises to provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at any Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade until Aug. 31, 2016.
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Drug Store News has learned that Shannon Curtin, Walgreens group VP and general merchandise manager for beauty and personal care, will leave the company, effective Sept. 1.
Walgreens digital properties drive as many as 5.3 million store visits each week.
Walgreens' information technology department will be the hardest hit with consolidation as it undergoes "a significant restructuring to better match resources with priorities," a spokesman said.
Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its annual Leadership Forum.
Argo Tea on Wednesday announced that it will release its new Teappuccino tea-based dairy beverages this fall.
According to the Walgreens' Flu Index, the states with the highest rates of influenza last year were Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee. Portland, Ore., Hartford, Conn. and Boston were the markets with the least amount of flu activity.
Walgreens' Red Nose Day certainly possessed that “wow” factor with more than $21 million raised to fight childhood poverty in the event's U.S. debut.
Part of the Dennis & Mireille Gillings Foundation's donation will support the SPECTAcolor Biobank, a tumor tissue sample Biobank and biomarker analysis platform for genetic profiling of patients suffering from advanced cancer.