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Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

NEW YORK — Faced with unprecedented change in customer behavior and expectations and the growing challenge of e-commerce, retailers across channels are testing new formats and fine-tuning existing store models. The innovation is being driven by a number of different factors, including the hope of luring emerging customer segments, the desire to penetrate new geographic

Walgreens donates $200,000 to Red Cross to aid areas hit by Florence

Walgreens donates $200,000 to Red Cross to aid areas hit by Florence

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence through a number of measures, including an initial $200,000 donation to the American Red Cross relief efforts. The company has also donated non-perishable food items to the American Red Cross to support emergency shelters in

Walgreens, Sprint to open more Sprint Express locations

Walgreens, Sprint to open more Sprint Express locations

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Sprint announced an expansion of the collaboration they had announced earlier this year, that will include 80 new locations. All of the new Sprint Express at Walgreens stores will be throughout Chicagoland and the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area, and are planned to open by the end of the year. Sprint Express

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Florence

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Florence

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Florence, and is preparing to fully support impacted regions in the storm’s aftermath.  The company is taking the following steps: Prescription Drug Preparedness: In advance of the hurricane, Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription

Walgreens buys pharmacy files from Fred’s

Walgreens buys pharmacy files from Fred’s

DEERFIELD, Ill. and MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Walgreens and Fred’s announced today that they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, where Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states. Under the terms of the agreement, the aggregate consideration to be paid by

PSJH to expand retail clinics in Walgreens stores in Northwest

PSJH to expand retail clinics in Walgreens stores in Northwest

DEERFIELD, Ill. and RENTON, Wash.– Walgreens and Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) have just announced an expanded retail clinic collaboration. PSJH will operate and provide all clinical services at seven additional retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across Washington and Oregon. “We’re thrilled to be opening new Express Care clinics in these

Walgreens and kaléo team to address epinephrine auto-injector supply issues

Walgreens and kaléo team to address epinephrine auto-injector supply issues

DEERFIELD, Ill. and RICHMOND, Va. — Walgreens and kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, are working together to improve access to epinephrine auto-injectors by making kaléo’s AUVI-Q 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg available through Walgreens locations nationwide. This comes in an effort to help thousands of Americans with their epinephrine needs during the back to school

Norton to operate clinics in Louisville area Walgreens stores

Norton to operate clinics in Louisville area Walgreens stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. and LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Walgreens and Norton Healthcare announced that the not-for-profit healthcare organization will operate and provide all clinical services at eight retail health clinics located within Walgreens stores across the Greater Louisville area, including three in Southern Indiana and five in Louisville. The eight existing Healthcare Clinics are planned to transition to

Orbit rolls out intense Orbit Freeze Mint gum

Orbit rolls out intense Orbit Freeze Mint gum

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. —  Orbit gum unveiled today its first intense mint flavor, Orbit Freeze Mint. Expanding upon the brand’s mint offerings, Orbit Freeze Mint gum is packed with intense arctic freshness and an icy-cool flavor, leaving your mouth feeling clean. “Gum chewers have come to know Orbit as the go-to brand for that clean mouth feeling,”

Flu shots now available at all Walgreens pharmacy locations

Flu shots now available at all Walgreens pharmacy locations

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — Health officials say it’s never too early to get an annual flu shot, especially after this past severe flu season, and Walgreens is now offering flu shots daily at all of its  pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies, Walgreens-owned Rite Aid pharmacies and all Walgreens Healthcare Clinics. Walgreens specially trained pharmacists are available

VA, Walgreens team to upgrade care coordination

VA, Walgreens team to upgrade care coordination

WASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to improve care coordination for Veterans, the department is working with pharmacy services provider Walgreens to coordinate patient and pharmaceutical care for VA-enrolled patients. With the click of a button, VA providers will be able to see the entire medication and immunization history

Walgreens locations to give seniors tips to avoid injury from falls

Walgreens locations to give seniors tips to avoid injury from falls

DEERFIELD, Ill. – To reduce risk of injury from tripping and falling, Walgreens will offer prevention tips and advice when it hosts a Senior Day at its stores nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Each year, one in four people age 65 and older falls and 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries,

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