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Sales & Earnings

Fiscal year ended
Aug. 31
Sales
(in billions)
Percent increase/
decrease
Earnings
(in billions)
Percent increase/
decrease
2013 $72.2 0.8% $2.45 15.2%
2012 $71.6 -0.8% $2.13 -21.6%
2011 $72.2 7.1% $2.71 29.8%
2010 $67.4 6.4% $2.09 4.2%
2009 $63.3 7.3% $2.01 -7.0%


Fiscal year ended Aug. 31 Earnings per share Percent increase/decrease
2013 $2.56 5.7%
2012 $2.42 -17.7%
2011 $2.94 38.7%
2010 $2.12 5.0%
2009 $2.02 -6.9%

Store Growth

Fiscal Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
New Locations 198 212 261 388 602
Acquisitions 152 54 36 282 89
Closings 153 91 133 120 129
Net Openings 197 175 164 550 562
Locations 8,582 8,385 8,210 8,046 7,496

Store Base
(as of April 30, 2014)
Total locations: 8,699
Total drugstores: 8,231 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands


Employee Count
2013:  248,000
2012:  240,000
2011:  247,000
2010:  244,000
2009:  238,000

Total Prescriptions Filled
2013  821 million
2012:  784 million
2011:  819 million
2010:  778 million
2009:  723 million


Number of Customers Served Daily Chainwide
6.3 million

Capital Expenditures
Walgreens anticipates capital expenditures to be approximately $1.4 billion in fiscal 2014.  

A Typical Store
Total size: 14,530 square feet
Sales area: 11,261 square feet
Items for sale: 18,000
Employees: 20-25
Annual sales: $8.5 million

 


 

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