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Richard Ashworth

H-E-B honored with Political Advocacy Award at NACDS TSE

H-E-B honored with Political Advocacy Award at NACDS TSE

BOSTON – H-E-B was honored for its political engagement during the Political Involvement Reception at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo Saturday night. H-E-B chief operating officer Martin Otto, a former NACDS chairman of the board and a current NACDS board of directors member, accepted the 2019 “Politically Engaged Pharmacy

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

CINCINNATI – Building on an exploratory pilot that rolled out last October, Kroger Co. and Walgreens announced Monday the introduction of a new test area for the retailers, featuring the expansion of Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup at select Walgreens stores as well as the launch of Walgreens’ owned-brand health and beauty products in 17

Walgreens to utilize Theatro’s AI technology

Walgreens to utilize Theatro’s AI technology

RICHARDSON, Texas — Theatro, pioneers of the world’s first voice-controlled mobile platform as a service for the hourly workforce,  announced this week that Walgreens will be  implementing Theatro’s enterprise-wide solution at all of its 9,560 stores, with the first 1,000 locations deployed in 2019. Theatro’s all-inclusive service offering allows Walgreens store team members to communicate

Alipay now available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Alipay now available at Walgreens locations nationwide

NEW YORK – Alipay, the world’s leading digital payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and Walgreens, Wednesday announced a collaboration that will bring Alipay’s mobile payment platform to thousands of Walgreens locations throughout the U.S. “Walgreens is focused on making shopping more convenient for our customers. This collaboration has particular significance for our

Walgreens, FedEx announce Rx delivery service

Walgreens, FedEx announce Rx delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and FedEx Corp. on Thursday announced a nationwide rollout of next-day prescription delivery service, bringing together Walgreens extensive network of neighborhood pharmacy locations with the FedEx air-and-ground delivery network to enhance convenience for patients to fill prescriptions. Walgreens is now the fastest choice for next-day prescription delivery across the nation. Patients

Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. “We are redefining the customer experience in a variety of ways through Restock Kroger, including innovative partnerships like

Sprint launches buy online, pick up at Walgreens service

Sprint launches buy online, pick up at Walgreens service

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Sprint customers now have one more fast, secure and flexible delivery choice just in time for the holiday season. Customers have the option to buy online at sprint.com or by calling 1-800-SPRINT-1 and pick up at one of more than 7,500 FedEx counters located conveniently inside Walgreens. Seventy-five percent of Americans

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Michael

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Michael

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Michael, and is preparing to fully support impacted regions in the storm’s aftermath.  The company is taking the following steps: Prescription Drug Preparedness: In advance of the hurricane, Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription

Walgreens celebrates American Pharmacists Month by spotlighting expanding role

Walgreens celebrates American Pharmacists Month by spotlighting expanding role

DEERFIELD, Ill.—  In honor of American Pharmacists Month this October, Walgreens is recognizing its more than 28,000 pharmacists for their commitment to care and their role in improving patient outcomes across the United States and Puerto Rico. “As a pharmacist, I’ve seen first-hand how the role has evolved beyond filling prescriptions – and why it’s

Walgreens and Birchbox offer new beauty experience

Walgreens and Birchbox offer new beauty experience

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and online beauty retailer Birchbox are teaming up to build Birchbox retail experiences within select Walgreens stores. The multi-channel offering will bring prestige beauty brands into Walgreens stores and allow customers to discover and shop for new brands in an interactive and accessible way, and will include a curated Birchbox shop on Walgreens digital properties. As

Walgreens donates $200,000 to Red Cross to aid areas hit by Florence

Walgreens donates $200,000 to Red Cross to aid areas hit by Florence

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence through a number of measures, including an initial $200,000 donation to the American Red Cross relief efforts. The company has also donated non-perishable food items to the American Red Cross to support emergency shelters in

Walgreens, Sprint to open more Sprint Express locations

Walgreens, Sprint to open more Sprint Express locations

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Sprint announced an expansion of the collaboration they had announced earlier this year, that will include 80 new locations. All of the new Sprint Express at Walgreens stores will be throughout Chicagoland and the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area, and are planned to open by the end of the year. Sprint Express

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Florence

Walgreens mobilizes in advance of Hurricane Florence

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Florence, and is preparing to fully support impacted regions in the storm’s aftermath.  The company is taking the following steps: Prescription Drug Preparedness: In advance of the hurricane, Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription

Walgreens buys pharmacy files from Fred’s

Walgreens buys pharmacy files from Fred’s

DEERFIELD, Ill. and MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Walgreens and Fred’s announced today that they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, where Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states. Under the terms of the agreement, the aggregate consideration to be paid by

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