Add to My Briefcase 22 July 2014
Walgreens Rewards Healthy Activities Through First Community Pharmacy Program To Include Behavior Change Training Based on Dr. B.J. Fogg’s Methodology

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 22, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (NASDAQ:WAG) today introduced its new “Balance Rewards for healthy choices™” initiative to help participants modify behavior risk factors associated with the nation’s most urgent public health issues. This marks the first community pharmacy program that includes behavior change training based on noted psychologist Dr. B.J. Fogg’s methodology. The initiative, one of the pillars of Walgreens 81 million active member Balance® Rewards loyalty program, will incent adoption of healthy habits and reward those choices with Balance Rewards points.

 

Add to My Briefcase 17 July 2014
More Patients Turning to Retail Clinics for Chronic Care and Preventive Services, New Walgreens Study Shows

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 17, 2014 - Retail clinics continue to play a growing and important role in health care delivery in the U.S., and a new research study from Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) shows patients are relying more on nurse practitioners at retail clinics to provide chronic and preventive health services. The study also reveals marked increases in the number of patients who are making return visits to clinics.

 

Add to My Briefcase 03 July 2014
Walgreens June Sales Increase 8.9 Percent
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 3, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had June sales of $6.28 billion, an increase of 8.9 percent from $5.77 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013. 

Add to My Briefcase 25 June 2014
National Business Group on Health Honors Walgreens with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 - The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, today honored Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) for the company’s ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging employees and families to maintain healthy lifestyles. Walgreens received a gold award for its “You and Walgreens” company wellness program for the second consecutive year. 

Add to My Briefcase 18 June 2014
Walgreens Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call Scheduled for June 24
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 18, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will release its fiscal 2014 third quarter earnings results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, June 24, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

 

Add to My Briefcase 18 June 2014
All Walgreens and Healthcare Clinic Locations Across Ohio Now Offering MMR Vaccinations in Response to Executive Order

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 18, 2014 - All of the more than 250 Walgreens pharmacies and 35 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens throughout Ohio are now offering MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations daily with no appointment necessary, in response to this week’s executive order from Gov. Kasich enabling pharmacists to administer the vaccine to those age 18 and over. Healthcare Clinics can administer MMR vaccinations to patients age seven and older. The vaccinations are widely covered by most insurance plans.

 

Add to My Briefcase 17 June 2014
Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team with Health Departments and Local AIDS Service Organizations to Offer HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 17, 2014 - In support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the country to encourage community members to take advantage of free HIV testing.

 

Add to My Briefcase 05 June 2014
Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Commit to Providing 100 Million Children and Mothers with Life-Changing Vitamins and Minerals

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 05, 2014 - As part of its purpose to help people get, stay and live well, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is extending its exclusive1 relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide 100 million children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals. Through 2017, Walgreens and its vitamin brand partners will donate 1 percent of retail sales from vitamin purchases of participating brands.

 

Add to My Briefcase 03 June 2014
Walgreens Launches Nationwide Program Offering Talking Prescription Devices for Customers with Visual Impairments

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 03, 2014 - Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), today announced the launch of a nationwide program offering talking prescription devices to customers with visual impairments. The initiative introduces a new service that complements other accessible prescription information Walgreens currently provides.

 

Add to My Briefcase 05 May 2014
Walgreens April Sales Increase 8.8 Percent
DEERFIELD, Ill., May 05, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had April sales of $6.49 billion, an increase of 8.8 percent from $5.96 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013. 

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