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Chain Drug Review names Hartsig top merchant

Chain Drug Review names Hartsig top merchant

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is continuing to transform its retail business, and one of the principal architects of the transformation is senior vice president and chief merchandising officer Joe Hartsig. In recognition of his contribution, the editors of Chain Drug Review have named Hartsig its 2018 Merchant of the Year. Hartsig, who joined Walgreens in

Walgreens offers back-to-school supplies with social impact

Walgreens offers back-to-school supplies with social impact

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced the launch of a new back-to-school collection with ME to WE, an innovative social enterprise that provides products that make a social impact. Each ME to WE back to school product purchased at Walgreens helps fund a child’s education in a developing community—helping equip them with the tools to succeed

Walgreens hits the road for skin cancer program

Walgreens hits the road for skin cancer program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will join The Skin Cancer Foundation on the road this year in support of its Destination: Healthy Skin Program– a national effort to educate the public about the importance of effective sun protection for skin cancer prevention, and the importance of early detection. “As people spend more time outside enjoying their favorite summer

Walgreens fine-tunes the front end

Walgreens fine-tunes the front end

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Joe Hartsig, the new chief merchant at Walgreens, is taking one of the guiding principles established 116 years ago by the drug chain’s founder, Charles R. Walgreen, and updating it for 21st century shoppers. The idea “we believe in the merchandise we sell” is being recast as “we believe in the experience

Walgreens, ECRM host Supplier Diversity Summit

Walgreens, ECRM host Supplier Diversity Summit

ITASCA, Ill. — Walgreens teamed up with ECRM this week to host a one-day Supplier Diversity Summit here. The Walgreens-ECRM Supplier Diversity Summit, held Wednesday, provided an opportunity for the retailer’s category managers to meet with suppliers with diversity in ownership in the health and wellness, beauty and personal care, competitive convenience, and wellness over-the-counter

Walgreens launches ship-to-store service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Extending its omnichannel strategy, Walgreens has launched a ship-to-store option for orders made online or via its mobile app. The new offering, with free shipping and no minimum purchase, allows customers to shop an expanded online product selection and pick up their order at a convenient neighborhood Walgreens or Duane Reade store.

Walgreens launches ship-to-store service

Walgreens launches ship-to-store service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Driving its omnichannel strategy, Walgreens has introduced a ship-to-store option for orders made online or via its mobile application. The drug chain said Monday that customers can pick up eligible online and mobile app retail orders at its more than 7,600 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores. No minimum order is required, and