DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is expanding its financial services offering in partnership with Synchrony and Mastercard, as part of its ongoing commitment to offer differentiated healthcare services and benefits to customers. In the coming months, Walgreens will launch credit cards, issued by Synchrony, as well as a prepaid debit card, both of which will be
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has begun administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities in a monumental first in the company’s 119-year history. Pharmacists are providing the vaccinations at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Florida as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
DETROIT — As a part of McLaren Health Care (McLaren), the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute began the process of immunizing its health care workers against COVID-19 today. “Our health care heroes have been courageously battling each wave of this virus for nearly a year,” said Dr. Justin Klamerus, president, Karmanos Cancer Hospital and Network.
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has issued the following statement regarding the FDA authorizing Emergency Use Authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine: “The announcement from the FDA providing Pfizer with emergency use authorization on its COVID-19 vaccine is a historic milestone and important step toward ending the pandemic. We have the opportunity to turn the tide on
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens president John Standley issued the following memo on Friday regarding how the company is supporting communities during the COVID-19 pandemic: “As the nation confronts a rising surge in COVID-19 cases, many Americans are faced with fear and uncertainty. But there is one thing you can remain certain of — Walgreens will
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has launched myWalgreens, a complete reinvention of its customer loyalty program to offer customers extensive new benefits, including the fastest same-day retail pickup currently available. Customers can now shop online and on a fully-redesigned mobile app for health and wellness items, and then pick them up in the store, curbside or
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is looking to address health disparities and improve outcomes in its hometown of Chicago, through a number of community-focused pharmacy and healthcare initiatives, beginning in the city’s underserved neighborhoods on the south side. This builds on the more than $35 million Walgreens invested this summer to re-open Chicago stores that had
Amid the coronavirus pandemic that never seems to end, several stories have captured the attention of those who follow the chain drug community. As of this writing, none is as compelling as the drama at Walgreens, where an ongoing shuffle at the very top levels of management has raised issues and questions for which there
As the least-revered year 2020 winds down, several questions emerge regarding the future of chain drug retailing in America. It’s not that the industry is shaky or uncertain going forward; rather it’s that America’s chain drug industry has changed — perhaps permanently. A scenario that was unimaginable a year ago now presents itself as a
DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the appointment of John Standley as Walgreens’ president yesterday, the management team at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) gained an invaluable asset — a proven retail leader well equipped to provide a fresh, new perspective on the strategic transformation of the business that is already under way. A former chief executive officer
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) announced on Monday the appointment of John Standley as president of Walgreens, effective immediately. He will lead all Walgreens operations, and will have responsibility for the development, growth and management of the business as the company continues to build on its leadership in the rapidly evolving healthcare sector.
CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corp. announced Monday that the board of directors has appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective immediately. As planned, John Standley will step down from his role as chief executive officer in connection with this announcement. “Today’s announcement is an important step
CAMP HILL, Pa. — With a continuous commitment to the promotion and execution of socially responsible company management, Rite Aid has released its inaugural corporate social responsibility report. The report highlights the company’s latest accomplishments with respect to the economic, environmental and social issues related to our business. The framework for the report was based
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. on Wednesday reported operating results for its first fiscal quarter ended June 1, 2019. The company reported net loss from continuing operations of $99.3 million, or $1.88 per share; adjusted net loss from continuing operations of $7.5 million, or $0.14 per share, and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations