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Walgreens to test drone delivery

Walgreens to test drone delivery

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Wing, a member of the Alphabet family of companies, are partnering on an industry first promising unparalleled speed and convenience of “store to door” delivery of health and wellness, food and beverage and convenience items — via state-of-the-art drone technology — in minutes. Walgreens and Wing Aviation LLC, the first drone

Walgreens offers rewards for Apple Pay purchases

Walgreens offers rewards for Apple Pay purchases

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Beginning on Friday, September 13, Walgreens customers will receive 3% Daily Cash when they use Apple Card with Apple Pay on eligible purchases, including prescriptions, made in Walgreens and Duane Reade stores, and for purchases made on the Walgreens app and on walgreens.com. Walgreens is the only retail pharmacy to offer 3%

Walgreens, Vitamin Angels reach milestone

Walgreens, Vitamin Angels reach milestone

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels announced Tuesday that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S. and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health. Approximately one-third of women in the U.S. experience iron deficiency during pregnancy. And nearly one-third of women residing

CVS, Walgreens join list of retailers asking customers not to openly carry guns in stores

CVS, Walgreens join list of retailers asking customers not to openly carry guns in stores

NEW YORK — Walgreens and CVS have joined a growing list of retailers requesting customers not to bring guns into their stores. Both companies, as well as Wegmans Food Markets, announced that they were changing their policies on Thursday — two days after Walmart and Kroger joined the national gun debate by asking shoppers not

Walgreens prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Walgreens prepares for Hurricane Dorian

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Dorian, 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 storm, Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription

Flu shots now available at Walgreens pharmacies, clinics

Flu shots now available at Walgreens pharmacies, clinics

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With flu season starting, Walgreens announced that flu shots are now available in all of its pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics, including Duane Reade pharmacies and Walgreens-owned Rite Aid pharmacies. Walgreens also announced that it is kicking off its “Get a Shot. Give a Shot.” for its seventh season. On Sept. 1, Walgreens

Walgreens honored on Fortune magazine’s 2019 Change the World list

Walgreens honored on Fortune magazine’s 2019 Change the World list

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has made Fortune magazine’s 2019 Change the World list, taking the #13 spot on this annual list, which highlights companies that leverage their businesses to drive profit and to create societal good. The company is honored for its Balance Rewards for healthy choices (BRhc) digital wellness program, which currently has more than

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, Bausch Health modify agreement

Walgreens, Bausch Health modify agreement

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Bausch Health Companies  announced Thursday a modification to their existing fulfillment agreement to bring patients lower prices, increased transparency and convenience for many of Bausch Health’s dermatology products. Under the expanded agreement, Walgreens patients will have access to select dermatology products from Bausch Health’s first-of-its-kind cash-pay prescription program, Dermatology.com, at

Walgreens invests in Shields Health Solutions

Walgreens invests in Shields Health Solutions

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Shields Health Solutions, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) and Walgreens announced Wednesday that the parties have entered into a definitive agreement through which WCAS and Walgreens will make equity investments in Shields. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Shields, the nation’s leader in patient-centric, integrated, hospital-owned specialty pharmacy care is

Walgreens, Humana to expand senior programs

Walgreens, Humana to expand senior programs

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Humana and Walgreens are expanding their existing senior-focused neighborhood health collaboration that brings together full service primary care, pharmacy, nutrition and wellness support and other services for Medicare beneficiaries. The companies announced Tuesday that they plan to open three additional Partners in Primary Care centers inside Walgreens stores – two in the

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

Walgreens launches WE Teachers program

Walgreens launches WE Teachers program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Just in time for back to school season, to support educators, Walgreens has launched WE Teachers – a nationwide initiative to support all teachers by providing access to free tools and resources. “Teachers are one of our country’s most valuable resources, playing a crucial role in educating and inspiring the young minds

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