National drugstore chain recognizes courage, service and commitment to our country
DEERFIELD, Ill., November 04, 2013 - To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is offering a Veterans Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel. On Monday, Nov. 11, customers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens, Nice! and W brand products at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.
“For their service, sacrifice and courage, Walgreens thanks all U.S. veterans and active members of the military across the country and throughout the world,” said Mark Wagner, Walgreens president of operations and community management. “Offering a special discount to our service members is one way we can show our appreciation. We are always pleased to honor the military and do our part to participate in celebrating our nation’s heroes.”
As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2013 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) vision is to be the first choice in health and daily living for everyone in America, and beyond. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates 8,123 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers, provider practices, and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 750 locations throughout the country.