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Leading personal care and beauty brands join coalition

Leading personal care and beauty brands join coalition

WASHINGTON – The Buy Safe America Coalition, a diverse group of retailers, consumer groups, and manufacturers who support efforts to combat organized retail crime and protect consumers and communities from the sale of counterfeit and stolen goods, announced on Thursday new members including leading personal care, cosmetics and beauty brands and industry associations. Walgreens, CVS

Walgreens launches Walgreens Test & Protect program

Walgreens launches Walgreens Test & Protect program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To further aid employers with creating a safe and protected work environment, Walgreens has launched Walgreens Test & Protect, a new program to aid businesses in their COVID-19 work plans and strategies. The program is part of Walgreens’ latest expansion of COVID-19 testing, which also includes increased capacity across its testing sites

WBA details diversity initiatives in new report

WBA details diversity initiatives in new report

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has issued its inaugural report on diversity and inclusion within the company. The report, titled “All Together. Different,” details the numerous multifaceted programs that have been implemented throughout the company, across different geographies and businesses; explains the key initiatives that have driven progress, particularly over the last two

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

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

Walgreens intros brand diclofenac gel for pain

Walgreens intros brand diclofenac gel for pain

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens announced on Tuesday new offerings to support people with chronic and acute pain, including the launch of Walgreens brand diclofenac gel, an over-the-counter original prescription-strength arthritis pain relief in topical form. In addition, patients can receive free one-on-one consultations with Walgreens pharmacists who received specialized training in providing empathetic care and

WBA appoints John Standley president of Walgreens

WBA appoints John Standley president of Walgreens

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.

WBA names Cecilia Wu new VP of Global Insights

WBA names Cecilia Wu new VP of Global Insights

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Cecilia Wu on Tuesday was named vice president of global insights at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).  She had been working for Walmart, where she spent the last decade modernizing data-driven capabilities for end-to-end customer engagement, most recently as vice president of customer science. Her work was an important part of driving the transition

Flu shots now available at all Walgreens pharmacies

Flu shots now available at all Walgreens pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the upcoming flu season expected to coincide with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens is now offering flu shots daily at all of its nearly 9,100 pharmacies with additional safety measures in place. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging everyone over 6 months of age to get a

Walgreens to honor teachers with Teacher Appreciation Discount Day

Walgreens to honor teachers with Teacher Appreciation Discount Day

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To help show appreciation to the teachers in our communities, Walgreens is offering a 20 percent discount to all teachers on August 1. Customers with a Walgreens Balance Rewards card and valid school ID will receive 20 percent off regularly-priced Walgreens brands and 20 percent off regularly priced national brand products* at

Walgreens now offers same-day curbside pick-up

Walgreens now offers same-day curbside pick-up

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With an ongoing focus on modernizing its customer shopping experience, Walgreens announced on  Tuesday that contactless same-day curbside pick-up is now available at more than 8,600 participating stores nationwide. In as little as one hour, Walgreens customers can conveniently order and pay for select household essential and health & wellness products online

How Walgreens successfully introduced contactless service in the wake of COVID-19

How Walgreens successfully introduced contactless service in the wake of COVID-19

  Even as states across the U.S. begin to reopen and customers venture back into stores, retailers are far from going back to business as usual. It’s a time of experimentation in retail, as the COVID-19 pandemic speeds up innovation and introduces shoppers to new devices and conveniences, many of which may become permanent fixtures

Walgreens supports INFORM Consumers Act

Walgreens supports INFORM Consumers Act

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In support of the INFORM Consumers Act introduced Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Walgreens issued the following statement from Alex Gourlay, president of Walgreens: “The lack of transparency and accountability in today’s digital marketplaces has contributed to the rapid rise of organized retail crime, which has

Walgreens expands digital health offerings to eyewear

Walgreens expands digital health offerings to eyewear

DEERFIELD, Ill.— When it comes to health and wellness, people’s needs are constantly evolving. Recently, consumers have turned to digital offerings more than ever before to address their personal health care needs. In light of this, Walgreens and For Eyes teamed up to offer prescription eyeglasses through a new co-branded website For Eyes at Walgreens

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