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Walgreens Files Definitive Proxy Statement/Final Prospectus Related to Special Shareholders Meeting

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 25, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said that on Nov. 24 it filed and began mailing to its shareholders the definitive proxy statement/final prospectus relating to a special meeting of shareholders, which will take place Dec. 29 in New York City.  This follows the announcement made on Aug. 6 when the company exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots.

Walgreens Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

 DEERFIELD, Ill., November 24, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This marks the 10th year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the CEI index.

Walgreens Announces Pricing of £700 Million and €750 Million Notes Offering

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 10, 2014 - Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes consisting of:

  • £400 million of 2.875% notes due 2020
  • £300 million of 3.600% notes due 2025
  • €750 million of 2.125% notes due 2026


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Check Out At Walgreens with Apple Pay

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Walgreens and Apple Pay At The Pharmacy

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Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP

The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP provides free health screenings and services. The program features customized traveling education and health-screening vehicles that will visit thousands of communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
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A Warehouse of Wonders

Thanks to special hiring efforts made at Walgreens distribution center in Anderson, S.C., about 40 percent of the employees hired there have either a physical or cognitive disability. A similar effort to hire people with disabilities was made at the Walgreens distribution center in Windsor, Conn., which opened in 2008. Watch the video of employee stories from Anderson.

Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” Bus Provides Mobile Tasting Tour

Walgreens is embarking on a mobile tasting tour providing samples of its innovative fresh food and refreshments to select cities across the nation. The Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” experience is brought to consumers via a custom-made, 40-foot bus. The “Up Market: Fresh” bus serves fresh-made juices, smoothies, frozen yogurts and coffees. Watch the video.