National drugstore chain honors nation’s heroes for their service, commitment and courage in support of Veterans Day
DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 7, 2012 - To honor and celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military heroes, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is offering a discount to all veterans and active duty military in support of Veterans Day. On Sunday, Nov. 11, they will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens and W Brand products with a valid military ID or proof of service at any Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.
“To our employees who are veterans and veterans across this great nation, we want to thank you for your service, sacrifice and courage,” said Mark Wagner, Walgreens president of operations and community management. “We are grateful for their contributions and want to offer our appreciation and respect to all who have served.”
As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) vision is to become America’s first choice for health and daily living. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates 8,030 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.