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Balance Rewards

Walgreens reaches out to beauty enthusiasts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched Beauty Enthusiast, a free beauty club within its Balance Rewards loyalty program that provides cardholders who register for Beauty Enthusiast with additional rewards on beauty and personal care items, as well as other benefits. Beauty Enthusiast members will receive 5,000 Balance Rewards points for every $50 spent on cosmetics,

Walgreens rewards program adds beauty club

Walgreens rewards program adds beauty club

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens aims to give a little extra to its best beauty customers with the launch of Beauty Enthusiast, a free beauty club for its Balance Rewards loyalty program. The drug chain said Tuesday that Balance Rewards members who register for Beauty Enthusiast can receive additional rewards on beauty care and personal care

Pay options grow for Balance Rewards users

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, furthering the convenience of earning and redeeming points and expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions. This integration gives the more than 85 million active Balance Rewards members, many of whom use Android devices,

Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has integrated its Balance Rewards customer loyalty program with Google’s Android Pay mobile payment platform. The drug chain said Monday that Balance Rewards members using Android smartphone and mobile devices can now earn and use loyalty points without having to separately scan or enter their Balance Rewards card at checkout at

Walgreens enhances digital capabilities

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has expanded access to telehealth services and brought new mobile functionality to its Balance Rewards loyalty program, including integration with Apple Pay. This month Walgreens said it has begun offering telehealth services in another 20 states under its partnership with connected health provider MDLive. Via an expansion of the Walgreens mobile

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has become the first merchant to integrate its customer rewards program with the Apple Pay mobile payment platform. Also on Thursday, Walgreens announced plans to migrate its Healthcare Clinic walk-in medical clinics to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, called EpicCare. The drug chain said members of its Balance Rewards

Walgreens debuts app for Apple Watch

Walgreens debuts app for Apple Watch

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched its Apple Watch app, designed to help people better adhere to their prescription medications. Also on Monday, the drug chain announced that its Balance Rewards loyalty program will integrate with Apple Pay, Apple’s secure mobile payment system. The Walgreens App for Apple Watch aims to assist patients in managing

Helping consumers navigate the wild world of health apps

The Wild West never lacked for traveling salesmen pushing the newest elixir or snake oil to solve all your medical maladies. Fever? Take this! Stomach pains? Here’s the cure! As the health and medical fields matured, however, the playing field was leveled as trusted information became available through doctors, textbooks and other channels. The snake