10 March 2020

Walgreens Supports INFORM Consumers Act

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 10, 2020 - In support of the bipartisan INFORM Consumers Act introduced today by Senators Bill Cassidy and Dick Durbin, Walgreens issued the following statement from Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
09 March 2020

Walgreens and Postmates Expand On-Demand Delivery Service Collaboration to Thirteen News Cities

SAN FRANCISCO AND DEERFIELD, Ill. March 9, 2020 – Following a successful roll-out of Postmates on-demand delivery service of items available at select Walgreens stores in New York City and Brooklyn last October, Walgreens and Postmates announced today that the service will now be available in 13 additional cities.  
05 March 2020

West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arkansas Top the Walgreens Flu Index® State Activity for February

DEERFIELD, Ill. – March 5, 2020 – While it is starting to feel like spring, flu season is still underway across the country according to the Walgreens Flu Index®. The medium to high flu activity seen nationwide serves as a greater reminder that one way to protect yourself and loved ones from the flu is to get an influenza vaccine if you haven’t already.
05 February 2020

Walgreens Boots Alliance Appoints Richard Ashworth President of Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. – February 5, 2020 – Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the appointment of Richard Ashworth as President of Walgreens.  Ashworth will be responsible for developing the strategies and plans for all Walgreens operations and will have full responsibility for the leadership, development and management of the business.  
05 February 2020

Southern States Dominate the Walgreens Flu Index® Top Activity for January

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Feb. 5, 2020 – Today, data from the Walgreens Flu Index® showing medium to high flu activity across the country, is reinforcing the importance of protecting yourself and others against influenza through a flu vaccine if you haven’t already. A recap of Walgreens Flu Index data for the month of January shows an increase in flu activity compared to the same timeframe last season. 
06 January 2020

Walgreens Flu Index® December Report Shows Majority of the U.S. Experiencing High Flu Activity

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 06, 2020 - While it’s now officially the new year the 2019-2020 flu season rolls on and is gaining traction according to the December Walgreens Flu Index® report. The December report shows increased activity compared to last month and last season in most states and markets, with Nebraska and Tennessee leading with the most instances of flu. 
06 January 2020

Walgreens Earns First Enterprise-Wide URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation for More than 300 Community-Based Specialty Pharmacies

Walgreens has earned the first enterprise-wide URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy for its more than 300 Walgreens community-based specialty pharmacies located in the United States and Puerto Rico. This builds on Walgreens previous Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation for select locations granted by URAC in 2018. URAC is the nation’s leading independent health care accreditation authority, advancing health care quality through accreditation, measurement and innovation.
11 December 2019

Kroger and Walgreens Form Group Purchasing Organization as Companies Expand Collaboration with New Joint Venture

Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization (GPO) aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation. The new joint venture will be called Retail Procurement Alliance.