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Heather Hughes

Walgreens offering convenient hours and services for last minute holiday shoppers

Walgreens offering convenient hours and services for last minute holiday shoppers

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As we enter the final sprint of what has been an extraordinary holiday season, Walgreens is making checking off that holiday list twice as easy so consumers have more time to celebrate the joys of the season. Whether it’s a missing ingredient for the family’s secret holiday recipe, batteries for a remote

Walgreens rolls out custom mask capability

Walgreens rolls out custom mask capability

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens has launched custom face masks that let consumers highlight their personality and support social distancing. Consumers can head to Walgreens.com to customize a mask with their own photo or they can choose from a selection of designs, backgrounds and embellishments. “When you’re wearing your face mask, we think you should have a little fun,”

Holiday selling season good for drug chains

Holiday selling season good for drug chains

NEW YORK — Chain drug store holiday sales bettered last year’s results, with total dollar volume rising more than 4% and same-store sales advancing 1.8%. In comparison to the 2016 holiday retail sales season, when anxiety over the new administration may have peaked, consumer confidence was up this year, propelled by income gains and the

Holiday retail sales rise for drug chains

Holiday retail sales rise for drug chains

NEW YORK — Chain drug store holiday sales bettered last year’s results, with total dollar volume rising more than 4%. In comparison to the 2016 holiday season, when anxiety over the new administration may have peaked, consumer confidence was up this year, propelled by income gains and the long-running bull market. Chain drug store sales