10 October 2018

Walgreens and LabCorp to Open at Least 600 LabCorp at Walgreens Patient Service Centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. and BURLINGTON, N.C., October 10, 2018 — Walgreens and LabCorp® (NYSE: LH) today announced their mutual commitment to a significant expansion of their LabCorp at Walgreens collaboration. The two companies have agreed to open at least 600 LabCorp patient service centers at Walgreens stores across the U.S. over the next four years, inclusive of the 17 locations that have opened since they first announced their consumer-focused initiative in June 2017.
09 October 2018

Walgreens Mobilizes in Advance of Hurricane Michael to Support Customers, Team Members and Communities in Storm's Path

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 9, 2018- Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Michael, and is preparing to fully support impacted regions in the storm’s aftermath.  
05 October 2018

Walgreens Celebrates American Pharmacists Month by Spotlighting its Pharmacists’ Expanding Role in Improving Patient Care

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 5, 2018 – In honor of American Pharmacists Month this October, Walgreens is recognizing its more than 28,000 pharmacists for their commitment to care and their role in improving patient outcomes across the United States and Puerto Rico.
04 October 2018

Walgreens and Birchbox to Offer Customers Innovative Beauty Experience In-Store and Online

Walgreens and online beauty retailer Birchbox today announced that they will team up to build Birchbox retail experiences within select Walgreens stores. The multi-channel offering will bring prestige beauty brands into Walgreens stores and allow customers to discover and shop for new brands in an interactive and accessible way, and will include a curated Birchbox shop on Walgreens digital properties. As part of the relationship, Walgreens will also acquire a minority equity interest in Birchbox.
02 October 2018

Kroger & Walgreens Join Together in Exploratory Pilot

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Walgreens today announced that the companies are collaborating on an exploratory pilot with a new format and concept that combines Kroger’s role as America’s grocer and food authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty.
27 September 2018

Humana, Walgreens and Feeding America® Launch Food Insecurity Screening Program at Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in Knoxville and Kansas City

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and DEERFIELD, Ill.–– September 27, 2018 – Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Walgreens have launched a food insecurity screening program at 24 Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in the Knoxville and Kansas City areas to help address a societal issue that impacts one in eight Americans today. Food insecurity, defined as the lack of access to enough nutritionally adequate foods to live an active, healthy life, contributes to poor health, lower productivity and higher medical costs.
26 September 2018

Walgreens Empowers New York City Youth Through “ItEndsWithUs” Opioid Awareness Campaign

Today, Walgreens brings its national “ItEndsWithUs” campaign to local students at WE Day UN in New York at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Walgreens Ambassador Becky Savage, a mother who have two sons die from opioid overdose in the same night, will speak to an audience of 19,000 youth on opioid awareness.
18 September 2018

Walgreens to Donate $200,000 to American Red Cross to Aid Communities Impacted by Hurricane Florence; Company Quickly Restoring Services and Operations to Meet the Need for Prescriptions and Other Essentials

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 18, 2018 - Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence through a number of measures, including an initial $200,000 donation to the American Red Cross relief efforts.
13 September 2018

Walgreens and Sprint Announce Plans to Open Additional Sprint Express Locations

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and DEERFIELD, Ill. – Sept. 13, 2018 – Walgreens and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced an expansion of the collaboration they had announced earlier this year, that will include 80 new locations. All of the new Sprint Express at Walgreens stores will be throughout Chicagoland and the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area, and are planned to open by the end of the year.
10 September 2018

Walgreens to Purchase Pharmacy Files of 185 Fred’s Pharmacies Across Southeastern U.S.

DEERFIELD, Ill. & MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 10, 2018 - Walgreens and Fred’s, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRED) today announced they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states.