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Dawn Lepore

Walgreens to buy drugstore.com for $409M

Walgreens to buy drugstore.com for $409M

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In a move to expand its e-commerce business and expertise, Walgreen Co. plans to acquire drugstore.com in a deal valued at $409 million. Walgreens said Thursday that under the agreement, it will acquire the drugstore.com web site plus the online retailer’s extensive roster of microsites, led by Beauty.com. Plans call for drugstore.com