Add to My Briefcase 16 September 2014
Walgreens Boots Alliance Files Form S-4 Registration Statement and Preliminary Proxy Statement/Prospectus Related to Walgreens Strategic Transaction with Alliance Boots
DEERFIELD, Ill., September 16, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the anticipated new holding company for the combined Walgreens and Alliance Boots enterprise, filed a Registration Statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) containing a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus related to Walgreens acquisition of the remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots GmbH that the company doesn’t currently own and the reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure (the “Registration Statement”). 

Add to My Briefcase 09 September 2014
Walgreens and United Nations Foundation Launch “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” Campaign, Kicking Off Second Year of Collaboration to Provide Life-Saving Vaccines for Children in Developing Countries

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 09, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and the United Nations Foundation today announced the launch of the “Get a Shot. Give a Shot®” campaign, a second year collaboration to provide life-saving vaccines to children who need them most in developing countries. Now through Oct. 13, for every flu shot or other immunization administered at Walgreens pharmacies, Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens or Duane Reade pharmacy in New York, Walgreens will donate the value of a life-saving vaccine through the Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign.

 

Add to My Briefcase 08 September 2014
Walgreens Appoints Barry Rosenstein of JANA Partners LLC to Board of Directors As Company Progresses Toward Alliance Boots Merger
DEERFIELD, Ill., September 08, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today announced the appointment of Barry Rosenstein and a second new director to be named to its board of directors as the company continues moving forward to complete its merger with Alliance Boots GmbH. 

Add to My Briefcase 05 September 2014
Walgreens to Provide More Than 400,000 Free Flu Shot Vouchers to Help Protect Uninsured and Underinsured Americans During Flu Season

DEERFIELD, Ill. & WASHINGTON, September 05, 2014 - For the fifth consecutive year, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is offering more than $10 million worth of flu shot vouchers free to those without health insurance coverage and unable to afford a flu shot without the voucher. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is again assisting in the voucher distribution effort to help improve flu immunization rates across the country.

 

Add to My Briefcase 19 August 2014
All Walgreens, Duane Reade Pharmacies and Healthcare Clinic at Select Walgreens Now Offering Flu Shots Daily with No Appointment Necessary

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 19, 2014 - Following a second straight severe flu season in the U.S., and one which impacted younger adults in particular with increased hospitalizations, health officials are encouraging early vaccination to help protect against influenza this season. Flu shots are now available at all Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) pharmacies, Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies in New York.

 

Add to My Briefcase 13 August 2014
Walgreens Announces Healthcare Clinic Expansion into Dallas-Fort Worth Market

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 13, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today announced it is expanding its Healthcare Clinic retail locations with entry into the Dallas-Fort Worth market. The company plans to bring 13 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations to the Dallas Metroplex by the end of 2014. The first clinic opened July 28 in Southlake.

 

Add to My Briefcase 06 August 2014
Walgreens Board of Directors Exercises Option to Complete Second Step of Strategic Partnership with Alliance Boots and Fully Combine Both Companies, Creating First Global Pharmacy-Led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise
For additional information, please visit www.globalhealthandwellbeing.com.

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 06, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots GmbH ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015. The transaction, subject to shareholder and various regulatory approvals, would fully combine the two companies to form the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

 
 

Add to My Briefcase 05 August 2014
Walgreens to Provide Update on Strategic Transaction with Alliance Boots on Aug. 6
DEERFIELD, Ill., August 05, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will announce several updates related to its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots GmbH, a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, at 6 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday, Aug. 6, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8 a.m. Eastern time. 

Add to My Briefcase 04 August 2014
Walgreens Appoints Timothy R. McLevish to Succeed Wade Miquelon as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
DEERFIELD, Ill., August 04, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (NASDAQ:WAG) today announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as Walgreens executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will report to president and chief executive officer Greg Wasson, effective immediately, and lead all of Walgreens finance functions as the company prepares to move forward with the proposed second step of its strategic partnership with Alliance Boots. 

Add to My Briefcase 24 July 2014
Walgreens President of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness Kermit Crawford Announces Retirement from Company after 31 Years; Will Continue to Serve as Senior Counselor to Walgreens President and CEO
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 24, 2014 - Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that Kermit Crawford, president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, has decided to retire after 31 years in a variety of advancing roles with the company to take on new opportunities, including continuing to serve as a senior counselor to Walgreens President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Wasson. 

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