29 November 2011

Order Online, Pick Up in Store Convenience Comes to Walgreens Stores Throughout Indianapolis Area with Rollout of New Web Pickup Service

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 29, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(NASDAQ:WAG) has combined the convenience of online shopping with its neighborhood stores, introducing its new Web Pickup service at locations throughout the Indianapolis area. Indianapolis is the second full market rollout for Web Pickup, which enables consumers to shop online at Walgreens.com and pick up orders at a Walgreens store in as little as an hour. The service is also currently available throughout Chicago and at a number of stores in San Jose, Calif.

29 November 2011

Walgreens Take Care Health Systems to Operate Cisco’s On-Site LifeConnections Employee Health Center

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 29, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) subsidiary Take Care Health Systems, the nation's largest and most comprehensive manager of convenient care clinics and employer-based health and wellness centers, has formed a relationship with Cisco to operate the LifeConnections Health Center on Cisco’s campus in San Jose, Calif. The LifeConnections Health Center provides Cisco employees and dependents with comprehensive and integrated health and wellness services including primary care, physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, vision, health coaching and an onsite Walgreens pharmacy.

28 November 2011

Walgreens Senior Vice President Jeffrey Kang Joins NCQA Board of Directors

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 28, 2011 - Walgreens Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness Services and Solutions Jeffrey L. Kang, MD, has been named to The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) board of directors.

21 November 2011

Walgreens Open on Thanksgiving for Last-Minute Needs; Offers Jump on Holiday Shopping and Savings

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) will be open on Thanksgiving Day to help customers with last-minute needs for get-togethers and for those looking to get a jump on holiday shopping and savings. Most Walgreens stores once again this year will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in addition to more than 1,600 locations open around the clock. Pharmacies will also be open at all 24-hour locations for any prescription needs. To find a store location near you, log on to Walgreens.com or call 1-800-WALGREENS.

17 November 2011

Walgreens Brings Mobile Couponing and Exclusive Offers to Smartphone Users Beginning Black Friday

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 17, 2011 - In what many expect to be a breakout holiday season for mobile shopping, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is adding scannable coupons to its award-winning mobile applications, offering exclusive discounts to its smartphone customers beginning “Black Friday,” Nov. 25.

17 November 2011

EmblemHealth Maintains Walgreens Pharmacies in Pharmacy Network

BROOKLYN, N.Y. & DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 17, 2011 - EmblemHealth, Inc. and Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) have reached an agreement that allows EmblemHealth and Connecticare members to continue to have access to the Walgreens pharmacy network in 2012.

10 November 2011

Walgreens HIV Centers of Excellence Pharmacies Now Top 500 Nationwide in Areas Most Impacted by HIV/AIDS

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 10, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) has now certified more than 500 of its pharmacies as HIV Centers of Excellence (COE) in communities highly impacted by HIV, as identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The announcement was made today at the U.S. Conference on AIDS in Chicago.

10 November 2011

Walgreens to Offer Discount to All Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day, Nov. 11

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 10, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is offering a discount to all veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, in recognition of their service and commitment to the country. On 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.

08 November 2011

Walgreens Donates Nearly $400,000 Worth of Personal Care Items to USO in Landstuhl, Germany for Wounded Soldiers, Families

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 8, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is donating nearly $400,000 worth of personal care items to the United Service Organizations (USO) to support operations in Landstuhl, Germany. The organization is focused on lifting the spirits of the nation’s wounded warriors and their families. The donation includes first aid items, toiletries, diapers and baby bottles, as well as coloring books, gum and playing cards. The donation was shipped in late October and should arrive by Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11.

31 October 2011

Walgreens to Offer Free Blood Glucose Testing at Select Stores Across the Country During National Diabetes Month in November

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 31, 2011 - According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 2 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in people 20 years and older last year. If current trends continue, one of three American adults could have diabetes by 2050. To help customers find out if they may be at risk for diabetes, select Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) stores across the country will offer free blood glucose testing during National Diabetes Month this November.