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Walgreens Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 – The board of directors of Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1 percent increase over the year ago dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 17, 2014.

Walgreens Expands Preferred Network Relationships to Nine National Medicare Part D Plan Sponsors

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 07, 2014 - With Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP) set to begin Oct. 15, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced it has more than doubled its preferred network relationships with national Medicare Part D plan sponsors for 2015 and will be a part of preferred networks for nine plan sponsors. The networks are designed to offer greater access to pharmacy services and cost savings opportunities.

Walgreens Announces Developer Contest to Support Balance Rewards API

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is conducting a developer contest to encourage integration of its Balance® Rewards application program interface (API), which allows users of other apps to earn Balance Rewards loyalty program points for making healthy choices. Rewards points can be redeemed for merchandise in-store or online.


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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. Watch the video.

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.