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Charles R. Walgreen Sr.

Walgreens redefines its brand identity

Walgreens redefines its brand identity

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As part of a brand repositioning, Walgreens is changing its tagline to “Trusted Since 1901” to emphasize its long heritage of serving customers. Walgreens said Friday that the new slogan, which will replace “At the Corner of Happy and Healthy,” will make its debut in a 30-second television commercial that will air

Industry mourns passing of Charles ‘Cork’ Walgreen

Industry mourns passing of Charles ‘Cork’ Walgreen

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Charles R. (Cork) Walgreen III, former chairman, president and CEO of Walgreen Co., died today at his home in Lake Forest, Ill. He was 80. Walgreen was the grandson of company founder Charles R. Walgreen Sr. Born in Chicago on Nov. 11, 1935, to Mary Ann Leslie and Charles R. Walgreen Jr.,