20 December 2012

Walgreens Donates $100,000 to New York and New Jersey Hurricane Relief Funds

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 20, 2012 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced $100,000 in additional donations to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The company, which includes Duane Reade drugstores in New York and New Jersey, is making two $50,000 contributions, one to the Empire State Relief Fund announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the other to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund established by Governor Chris Christie.
12 December 2012

Technology Meets Philanthropy: Electronic Donations at Checkout by Walgreens Customers for Fundraising Programs Bring more than $17 Million to Charities

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2012 - In a show of support for disease prevention, education and improved access to health and wellness programs in communities across the country, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) customers have raised more than $17 million in just two months thanks to the ability to make electronic donations at checkout for charities focused on cancer, diabetes and disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. National charities benefiting from these fundraising programs include Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
04 December 2012

Mayor Emanuel Celebrates Grand Opening of New Walgreens Flagship Store and Reminds Chicagoans about the Importance of Getting a Flu Vaccine

CHICAGO & DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 4, 2012 - Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined representatives from Walgreens to celebrate the grand opening of a new Walgreens flagship store in the Bucktown-Wicker Park neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, taking the opportunity to remind Chicagoans about the importance of getting a flu shot this season. 
30 November 2012

Walgreens Debuts Los Angeles Flagship Store at the Corner of Sunset and Vine

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 30, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) tomorrow will welcome the public to the official opening of its 8,000th store nationwide and its first flagship store on the West Coast, located in Los Angeles at the iconic corner of Sunset and Vine. The store, which opens to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, features an extensive collection of innovative offerings, products and services unexpected from a drugstore.
28 November 2012

Walgreens HIV-Specialized Pharmacies Help Fill Gaps in Care Highlighted on World AIDS Day

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 28, 2012 - On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) encourages communities to focus on the importance of HIV testing and early treatment, key priorities and services addressed through its more than 700 HIV-specialized pharmacies coast to coast. Walgreens HIV-specialized pharmacies directly support the National HIV/AIDS Strategy by offering a range of personalized services that can improve health outcomes, increase access and help fill gaps in care, particularly in AIDS-endemic communities where stigma and other disparities may hamper diagnosis and complicate treatment. 
20 November 2012

Walgreens Offers Unique Black Friday Mobile Coupon; Introduces Enhanced Photo Capabilities in Latest App Release

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 20, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is introducing for the first time via the Walgreens mobile app a mystery Black Friday mobile coupon that customers can access for instant, in-store savings. Walgreens also has introduced the latest updates to its mobile app, providing more features and functionality for users. These updates allow for more personalized and relevant experiences for easy access on-the-go or in-store. 
16 November 2012

Walgreens & Take Care Clinics Offering Free Blood Glucose and A1C Testing Through November in Conjunction with American Diabetes Month®

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 – To help the approximately 80 million American adults and children living with diabetes or pre-diabetes , Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and Take Care Clinics are offering free health testing for Hemoglobin A1C and blood glucose at more than 3,000 U.S. locations through the end of November, as part of American Diabetes Month® and the Walgreens Way to Well Commitment™.
15 November 2012

Walgreens Raises more than $4 Million for American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 15, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and the American Red Cross today announced that more than $4 million was raised by Walgreens and Duane Reade customers nationwide who made donations to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund since Nov. 5. Walgreens implemented the fundraising program in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy striking the East Coast.
08 November 2012

Walgreens CFO to Present at Credit Suisse 2012 Health Care Conference Nov. 15

Wade Miquelon, chief financial officer and president, international, Walgreen Co., will present during the Credit Suisse 2012 Health Care Conference at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Mountain time, Thursday, Nov. 15. Miquelon will discuss Walgreens strategies for becoming America’s first choice for health and daily living.