Add to My Briefcase 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. 

Add to My Briefcase 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. 

Add to My Briefcase 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.

 

Add to My Briefcase 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. 

Add to My Briefcase 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.

 

Add to My Briefcase 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.

 

Add to My Briefcase 02 October 2014
WebMD and Walgreens Partner to Improve Health and Wellness in America
NEW YORK and DEERFIELD, IL October 2, 2014 – WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) and Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) are partnering to improve health and wellness in America by helping and incenting consumers to make healthier choices at home, work and on-the-go. 

Add to My Briefcase 23 September 2014
Walgreens Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call Scheduled for Sept. 30
DEERFIELD, Ill., September 23, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will release its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter earnings results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Sept. 30, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. 

Add to My Briefcase 16 September 2014
Walgreens Boots Alliance Files Form S-4 Registration Statement and Preliminary Proxy Statement/Prospectus Related to Walgreens Strategic Transaction with Alliance Boots
DEERFIELD, Ill., September 16, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the anticipated new holding company for the combined Walgreens and Alliance Boots enterprise, filed a Registration Statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) containing a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus related to Walgreens acquisition of the remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots GmbH that the company doesn’t currently own and the reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure (the “Registration Statement”). 

Add to My Briefcase 09 September 2014
Walgreens and United Nations Foundation Launch “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” Campaign, Kicking Off Second Year of Collaboration to Provide Life-Saving Vaccines for Children in Developing Countries

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 09, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and the United Nations Foundation today announced the launch of the “Get a Shot. Give a Shot®” campaign, a second year collaboration to provide life-saving vaccines to children who need them most in developing countries. Now through Oct. 13, for every flu shot or other immunization administered at Walgreens pharmacies, Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens or Duane Reade pharmacy in New York, Walgreens will donate the value of a life-saving vaccine through the Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign.

 

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