25 November 2014

Walgreens Files Definitive Proxy Statement/Final Prospectus Related to Special Shareholders Meeting

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 25, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said that on Nov. 24 it filed and began mailing to its shareholders the definitive proxy statement/final prospectus relating to a special meeting of shareholders, which will take place Dec. 29 in New York City.  This follows the announcement made on Aug. 6 when the company exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots.
 
24 November 2014

Walgreens Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

 DEERFIELD, Ill., November 24, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This marks the 10th year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the CEI index.
10 November 2014

Walgreens Announces Pricing of £700 Million and €750 Million Notes Offering

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 10, 2014 - Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes consisting of:

  • £400 million of 2.875% notes due 2020
  • £300 million of 3.600% notes due 2025
  • €750 million of 2.125% notes due 2026
06 November 2014

Walgreens Announces Pricing of $8 Billion Notes Offering

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 06, 2014 - Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes
20 October 2014

Walgreens Begins Accepting Apple Pay in Stores

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 20, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced the availability of Apple Pay at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide. Apple Pay makes the check-out process for customers convenient and simplified.
08 October 2014

Walgreens Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 – The board of directors of Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1 percent increase over the year ago dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 17, 2014.
07 October 2014

Walgreens Expands Preferred Network Relationships to Nine National Medicare Part D Plan Sponsors

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 07, 2014 - With Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP) set to begin Oct. 15, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced it has more than doubled its preferred network relationships with national Medicare Part D plan sponsors for 2015 and will be a part of preferred networks for nine plan sponsors. The networks are designed to offer greater access to pharmacy services and cost savings opportunities.

06 October 2014

Walgreens Announces Developer Contest to Support Balance Rewards API

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is conducting a developer contest to encourage integration of its Balance® Rewards application program interface (API), which allows users of other apps to earn Balance Rewards loyalty program points for making healthy choices. Rewards points can be redeemed for merchandise in-store or online.
06 October 2014

Walgreens Celebrates Company’s 27,000 Pharmacists During American Pharmacists Month

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 06, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) is honoring its more than 27,000 community pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, recognizing the important role they are playing in health care today, and in furthering the Walgreens purpose to champion everyone’s right to be happy and healthy.

02 October 2014

Walgreens Partners with the Department of Veterans Affairs to Expand Veterans Access to Flu and Other Recommended Vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 02, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve care coordination and integrate immunization records for more than 8.5 million VA-enrolled patients. Through its 8,200 locations nationwide, Walgreens pharmacists can provide veterans with greater access to flu and other CDC-recommended vaccinations. Walgreens pharmacists also will leverage the eHealth exchange through Walgreens electronic health record (EHR) platform to securely share immunization records with the VA and help ensure complete patient medical records.