06 August 2014

Walgreens Board of Directors Exercises Option to Complete Second Step of Strategic Partnership with Alliance Boots and Fully Combine Both Companies, Creating First Global Pharmacy-Led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise

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DEERFIELD, Ill., August 06, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots GmbH ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015. The transaction, subject to shareholder and various regulatory approvals, would fully combine the two companies to form the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

18 June 2014

Walgreens Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call Scheduled for June 24

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 18, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will release its fiscal 2014 third quarter earnings results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, June 24, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

17 June 2014

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team with Health Departments and Local AIDS Service Organizations to Offer HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 17, 2014 - In support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the country to encourage community members to take advantage of free HIV testing.

05 June 2014

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Commit to Providing 100 Million Children and Mothers with Life-Changing Vitamins and Minerals

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 05, 2014 - As part of its purpose to help people get, stay and live well, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is extending its exclusive1 relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide 100 million children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals. Through 2017, Walgreens and its vitamin brand partners will donate 1 percent of retail sales from vitamin purchases of participating brands.

21 April 2014

Walgreens Introduces Destination-Specific Travel Health Services, Including Consultations and Immunizations, for Globe-Trotting Americans

 DEERFIELD, Ill., April 21, 2014 - Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its community pharmacists, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is now offering expanded travel health services, including immunizations and consultations1, to support nearly 60 million annual planned trips by U.S. residents outside the country2.
18 March 2014

Walgreens Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call Scheduled for March 25

DEERFIELD, Ill., March. 18, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will release its fiscal 2014 second quarter earnings results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, March 25, followed by a conference call with Walgreens management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
17 February 2014

Walgreens Expands Access to Pharmacist-Led Hepatitis C Care as Treatments Advance

DEERFIELD, Ill., February 17, 2014 - With new advances in treatment therapy now available for hepatitis C patients, Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today announced it is expanding access to Walgreens Connected Caresm hepatitis C program through its more than 100 hepatitis C-specialized pharmacies. Walgreens Connected Care is an education and support plan designed to help patients achieve a sustained virologic response (SVR) and improved quality of life through medication adherence.
12 February 2014

Walgreens Research Demonstrates Impact of Targeted Employer Prescription Programs on Improving Medication Adherence and Reducing Costs

DEERFIELD, Ill., February 12, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today presented research on how value-based insurance design (VBID) programs can be optimized by targeting the sickest, least adherent and most costly patients. These findings, presented at the 2014 PBMI Drug Benefit Conference in Las Vegas, examined how the VBID model can be most successful by reaching these targeted employee sub-populations.

11 February 2014

Walgreens Collaborates with National Minority AIDS Council to Encourage African Americans with HIV to Get Recommended Vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill., February 11, 2014 - In collaboration with the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is furthering its commitment to improve HIV treatment outcomes for African Americans living with HIV by deepening pharmacists’ training and expanding access to the pneumococcal vaccination specifically indicated for persons living with HIV as incidents of flu and pneumonia rise.