John Standley

Walgreens expands financial services

Walgreens expands financial services

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is partnering with InComm Payments to provide convenient and accessible financial services options for its customers, the companies said on Tuesday. Together, the companies plan to launch a new bank account offering for its customers to be established at MetaBank with a Mastercard debit card that will serve Walgreens shoppers both

Video Forum: John Standley, Walgreens

Video Forum: John Standley, Walgreens

  John Standley, who joined Walgreens as president last August, talks about changes under way that will strengthen the drug chain’s position in pharmacy, health care and retailing. Among the subjects Standley addresses in this week’s Video Forum are Walgreens’ expanding partnership with VillageMD, the retailer’s revamped loyalty program, and its big investment in digital

Walgreens administers 5 million COVID vaccinations

Walgreens administers 5 million COVID vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced on Tuesday that it has provided approximately 5 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, in stores and through dedicated clinics. Additionally, the company has completed over 60,000 clinics at long-term care facilities and vaccinated the majority of residents and staff that opted to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Walgreens. “We’re

Walgreens accelerates vaccine administration

Walgreens accelerates vaccine administration

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported Friday that it has provided more than 3 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, as well as additional vulnerable populations prioritized by state and local jurisdictions. Additionally, the company has completed COVID-19 vaccine first-dose clinics in all long-term care facilities that selected Walgreens as a vaccine provider. “COVID-19 has

Walgreens delivers more than 1 million vaccinations

Walgreens delivers more than 1 million vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported that it has administered more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and jurisdiction distribution plans. The company also remains on track to complete the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities by Monday. Walgreens began

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has begun administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities. The chain’s pharmacists are providing the vaccinations at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Florida as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pharmacy Partnership for Long-term Care Program. Walgreens

Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is looking to address health disparities and improve outcomes in its hometown of Chicago, through a number of community-focused pharmacy and healthcare initiatives, beginning in the city’s underserved neighborhoods on the south side. This builds on the more than $35 million Walgreens invested this summer to re-open Chicago stores that had

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the appointment of John Standley as Walgreens’ president yesterday, the management team at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) gained an invaluable asset — a proven retail leader well equipped to provide a fresh, new perspective on the strategic transformation of the business that is already underway. A former chief executive officer at

John Standley named Walgreens president

John Standley named Walgreens president

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Monday appointed John Standley president of Walgreens, effective immediately. He will lead all Walgreens operations, and will have responsibility for the development, growth and management of the business as the company continues to build on its leadership in the rapidly evolving health care sector. Standley has a

Donigan is named CEO of Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has appointed Heyward Donigan chief executive officer. Donigan was most recently president and CEO of Sapphire Digital (formerly Vitals), which designs and develops omnichannel platforms that help consumers choose their best-fit health care providers. At Rite Aid she succeeds John Standley, who had announced in March that he

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