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Walgreens applauds lawmakers for passing the INFORM Consumers Act

Walgreens applauds lawmakers for passing the INFORM Consumers Act

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Today, Walgreens issued the following statement on the passage of the Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces (INFORM) Consumers Act in the U.S. Congressional 2023 omnibus spending package. “Walgreens is grateful that Congress has included this common-sense measure in the 2023 omnibus spending package, since protecting our patients, customers and

CVS, Walgreens limiting purchases of kids’ pain and fever medicines

CVS, Walgreens limiting purchases of kids’ pain and fever medicines

NEW YORK— Both CVS and Walgreens are limiting how many children’s pain and fever medications customers can buy — the latest sign that pharmacies are struggling to keep up with demand for basic cold and flu remedies, as respiratory illnesses spike nationwide. CVS is limiting customers to a “two product limit on all children’s pain

Walgreens now offering flu and COVID-19 testing in over 5,000 locations

Walgreens now offering flu and COVID-19 testing in over 5,000 locations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced Friday that rapid flu testing will now be available at more than 5,000 pharmacies nationwide to help communities identify and manage the highly transmissible viruses circulating this holiday season. Walgreens will use Abbott’s ID NOW devices to administer the tests, and results will be available within two hours. “Our Flu Index shows

Walgreens offers last-minute delivery options

Walgreens offers last-minute delivery options

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As communities nationwide head into the homestretch of the holiday season, Walgreens is here to help to relieve last-minute stress with convenient shopping solutions. “With stores open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Walgreens offers customers fast and simple solutions for getting retail products in-store, as well as 1-hour Delivery, 24-hour Delivery,

Walgreens now offering updated COVID-19 bivalent vaccine to children ages 3 and up

Walgreens now offering updated COVID-19 bivalent vaccine to children ages 3 and up

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the rise of highly transmissible COVID-19 variants like Omicron, Walgreens is committed to ensuring updated vaccines are accessible to the public as eligibility expands to help provide better protection and reduce community spread. Following guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Walgreens

Walgreens to hold Localization Summit

Walgreens to hold Localization Summit

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced plans to hold a virtual event on February 22 to give diverse, local and regional businesses and entrepreneurs from around the country an opportunity to connect with the retailer’s merchandising team, share their offerings, and possibly get their products stocked on Walgreens store shelves in their local areas. The merchandising

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Rina Shah, Walgreens

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Rina Shah, Walgreens

Rina Shah of Walgreens was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them. The conversation was part of the Together in the Fight for Health Equity event presented by Chain Drug Review,

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Implementing the strategy mapped out by CEO Roz Brewer, Walgreens Boots Alliance has steadily gained traction over the last 13 months. The latest evidence of the company’s progress came early this month with the announcement that VillageMD, a provider of value-based primary care in which WBA has a majority stake, had agreed to buy Summit

Walgreens names Canady head of merchandising operations

Walgreens names Canady head of merchandising operations

DEERFIELD, Ill. _ Veteran mass market retailing executive Cory Canady has been named head of merchandising operations and transformation at Walgreens. With more than 20 years of experience across merchandising, product innovation, transformation and general management, Canady has a proven record of developing customer-focused strategies, successfully launching new products, improving profitability and leading merchandising transformations.

Walgreens expands access to free diabetes services

Walgreens expands access to free diabetes services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — During Diabetes Awareness Month, Walgreens is teaming up with the company’s Health Corners, Village Medical at Walgreens, and third-party clinics to offer complimentary diabetes services, including education focused on management and prevention and free A1C and blood glucose testing, from Nov. 9-16. Walgreens is committed to helping the diabetes community start and

Walgreens announces agreement in principle for multi-state opioid settlement framework

Walgreens announces agreement in principle for multi-state opioid settlement framework

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has agreed in principle to financial amounts and payment terms as part of settlement frameworks to substantially resolve opioid-related litigation. Under these frameworks, the company expects to settle all opioid claims against it by participating states, subdivisions and tribes, for up to approximately $4.95 billion in remediation payments to be paid

Walgreens honors veterans, active duty military and families with discounts

Walgreens honors veterans, active duty military and families with discounts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor those who serve the country, Walgreens is offering a four-day in-store discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel, as well as their family members. On Friday, Nov. 11 through Monday, Nov. 14, veterans, military and their families will

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