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Walgreens expands drive-thru testing to seven states

Walgreens expands drive-thru testing to seven states

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Furthering its commitment to provide greater access to COVID-19 testing and community resources, Walgreens is working to expand drive-thru testing to 15 new sites in seven states, the company announced Tuesday. The states included are Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas. The expansion is a next step building on Walgreens’

Walgreens rolls out additional safety measures

Walgreens rolls out additional safety measures

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Ensuring the health and safety of its team members, customers and communities is Walgreens top priority, now more than ever. The company is committed to providing a safe environment in stores chain-wide, and is taking additional measures for team members on the frontlines of care, as well as those across its supply

WBA’s Q2 sales and earnings top projections

WBA’s Q2 sales and earnings top projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. posted better than expected second quarter sales and earnings Thursday. The company’s adjusted earnings per share of $1.52 topped Wall Street’s forecast of  $1.46. Sales of $35.82 billion beat the projection of $35.27 billion. The quarter ended February 29, before the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. swelled

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery services

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To address the rising need for home delivery, Walgreens and Postmates have expanded on-demand delivery to now service consumers nationwide. With this expansion, consumers in cities across the country can get health and wellness items, including select over-the-counter medications, and other household essentials and convenience products they need delivered to them from

Walgreens expands drive-thru services

Walgreens expands drive-thru services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As more and more people across the country continue to look for safe and convenient options to pick up daily essentials amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens is now offering select products at its more than 7,300 pharmacy drive-thrus nationwide. The offering provides greater convenience while also helping to promote social distancing, and

Walgreens announces one-time bonus plan

Walgreens announces one-time bonus plan

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In further appreciation of the role Walgreens team members in its stores and distributions centers are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for their ongoing commitment to customer care, the company announced a one-time bonus for these employees. The bonus payment of $300 for full-time and $150 for part-time hourly team members

Walgreens adds new services for seniors during COVID-19 outbreak

Walgreens adds new services for seniors during COVID-19 outbreak

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens announced on Sunday the following new services to keep seniors safe, supplied and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic: • Every Tuesday, starting Tuesday, March 24, is now Seniors Day at Walgreens with all-day discounts and seniors-only shopping from 8am-9am. This hour is also available to caregivers and immediate families.  • The retailer

Walgreens announces temporary changes to store hours

Walgreens announces temporary changes to store hours

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — To better support its store team members during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also continuing to meet the needs of customers and communities, Walgreens has adjusted its operating hours. Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 19, most Walgreens stores nationwide will have adjusted operating hours. Most Walgreens locations, including 24-hour stores, will now be open

Walgreens to provide access to government-run COVID-19 testing facilities

Walgreens to provide access to government-run COVID-19 testing facilities

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens pledged Friday in a White House meeting its commitment to aid the Administration in providing access to COVID-19 testing. Walgreens will dedicate temporary space at select locations, outside of the stores such as in parking lots, where non-Walgreens health personnel will administer COVID-19 testing. The testing locations and timing will be

Walgreens adds services during COVID-19 pandemic

Walgreens adds services during COVID-19 pandemic

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking a number of steps in its stores and pharmacies across the U.S., and introducing additional services, to help support customers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re working around the clock to best meet the needs of our customers, patients and in communities we serve, as our role as

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery service

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Following a successful roll-out of Postmates on-demand delivery service of items available at select Walgreens stores in New York City and Brooklyn last October, Walgreens and Postmates announced Monday that the service will now be available in 13 additional cities. Consumers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Portland (OR),

Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

As The New York Times has been doing of late with astonishing regularity and surprising frequency, the newspaper of record has at last gotten round to demolishing the retail pharmacy business. In a front-page story on February 1, the Times shrieked, in its headline, that “Overloaded Pharmacists Warn They’re Making Fatal Mistakes.” The story proceeded

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