“Our goal is to create an experience unmatched in this industry by focusing on ‘Well.’” With those 15 words, spoken at Walgreens’ annual meeting, Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson identified the singular purpose that will drive all of the chain’s initiatives going forward. Walgreens no longer is on a path to own well; it’s on a path to dominate every aspect of well.
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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.
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Talk about a bold retail vision. Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson said the nation’s top pharmacy retailer wants nothing less than to “own well.” He’s serious. Owning “well” — or, put another way, becoming the nation’s top retail resource for pharmacy and health-and-wellness services and products — is the kind of declaration few retail pharmacy executives would dare utter. But Wasson isn’t running just any drug store chain. Read more