18 October 2016

Walgreens Reaches Goal to Provide Life-Changing Vitamins to 100 Million Children and Mothers in Need

Just over two years into its collaboration with the charity, Vitamin Angels, Walgreens has reached its goal of helping to provide 100 million children and mothers with essential vitamins and supplements they need to help prevent blindness and other serious conditions in undernourished children around the world.  The company announced the milestone more than a year ahead of its original goal to achieve it by the end of 2017.     
18 October 2016

Walgreens Collects more than 10 Tons of Unused Medications as it Reaches Goal of Installing Safe Medication Disposal Kiosks in 500 Pharmacies Throughout the U.S.

Walgreens today announced it has reached its goal of installing more than 500 safe medication disposal kiosks this year at its pharmacies in 35 states and Washington D.C. The program, first announced in February, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind by a retailer to combat drug abuse and will expand to two additional states, Nevada and Maryland, by early November.
17 October 2016

Walgreens Introduces Ship to Store Offering, with Free Shipping for Online and Mobile Orders

Walgreens customers now have the option to pick up eligible online and mobile app retail orders in-store at more than 7,600 locations, with free shipping and no minimum order required. The new offering allows customers to shop the retailer’s expanded online product selection and pick up their order at a convenient neighborhood Walgreens or Duane Reade store.
04 October 2016

Walgreens Celebrates American Pharmacists Month, Highlighting Important and Impactful Role its Pharmacists Are Playing in Health Care Today

In celebration of American Pharmacists Month, Walgreens is recognizing its more than 27,000 community pharmacists for their dedication to patient care, and the growing and important role they continue to play in health care today. 
04 October 2016

Walgreens Gives Beauty Customers Additional Rewards and Offers through Launch of Beauty Enthusiast

Walgreens today announced the launch of Beauty Enthusiast, a new beauty club within its Balance® Rewards loyalty program, which provides cardholders who register for Beauty Enthusiast with additional rewards on beauty and personal care items, as well as other benefits.
27 September 2016

Walgreens Collaborates with National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, ProCE to Launch Web-based Continuing Education Center for its Specialty Pharmacists

At the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting & Expo in Washington D.C. today, Walgreens, in collaboration with NASP and ProCE Inc., a continuing pharmacy and medical education company, announced an accredited, web-based continuing education (CE) center customized specifically for Walgreens specialty pharmacists.
26 September 2016

Charles R. Walgreen III, Former Walgreen Co. Chairman and CEO, Dies at Age 80

Charles R. Walgreen III, former president, chief executive officer, chairman of the board, and chairman emeritus of Walgreen Co., died at age 80 on Monday, Sept. 26, at his home in Lake Forest, Ill.
19 September 2016

Walgreens Launches Skin Care Platform Providing Convenient Access to Dermatological Information, Care and Treatment

The average wait time for patients looking to see a dermatologist in the U.S. is nearly 29 days, and in some areas, can exceed several months.1 To help meet the growing need for skin care resources and accessible care and treatment, Walgreens today is launching a new skin care answers platform available through Walgreens.com and the Walgreens mobile app.
15 September 2016

EnvisionRx and Walgreens to Offer New 90-Day Program to Improve Adherence and Outcomes Among Patients with Chronic Conditions

TWINSBURG, Ohio & DEERFIELD, Ill., September 15, 2016 - EnvisionRx, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division of EnvisionRxOptions, and Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, today announced a new 90-day pharmacy program focused on changing behaviors and improving health outcomes for the growing numbers of patients with chronic conditions.
12 September 2016

Walgreens Digital Health Resources Proving Effective in Improving Medication Adherence

Two of Walgreens widely adopted digital health resources are helping to drive better medication adherence among users, according to two recent company studies.