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DEERFIELD, Ill., December 16, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will release its fiscal 2015 first quarter earnings results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Dec. 23, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
DEERFIELD, Ill., December 16, 2014 - The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. With the ability to generate hyper-local data that’s as specific as a single zip code, the Index aims to drive consumer awareness and prevention within communities, while also serving as a valuable resource for health departments, media and others at the local level.
DEERFIELD, Ill., December 10, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that Greg Wasson, president and chief executive officer, has informed the company’s board of directors that he will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction, on which shareholders are scheduled to vote on Dec. 29, 2014. Following the transaction close and Wasson’s retirement, Walgreens Chairman James Skinner will become Walgreens Boots Alliance’s executive chairman, and Stefano Pessina, executive chairman of Alliance Boots and a member of the Walgreens board of directors, will serve as its acting CEO, pending a board search for a successor. In addition, William Foote will serve as the lead independent director of the Walgreens Boots Alliance board of directors.