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WBA unveils strategic plan for profitable growth

WBA unveils strategic plan for profitable growth

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Thursday announced a new long-term growth strategy based on delivering consumer-centric health care. As part of that effort, the company is launching a new business segment, Walgreens Health, that is enabled by investments in VillageMD and CareCentrix and designed to accelerate the company’s capabilities in primary care,

Walgreens sponsors NBC vaccination special

Walgreens sponsors NBC vaccination special

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens will be the presenting sponsor of the hour-long vaccination special “Roll Up Your Sleeves,” which NBC will air on Sunday, April 18, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The show aims to raise awareness and encourage the American public to get vaccinated to put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Walgreens is proud to

WBA’s Pessina: Brewer an ‘exceptional leader’

WBA’s Pessina: Brewer an ‘exceptional leader’

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Stefano Pessina is bullish about the future of Walgreens Boots Alliance in the wake of Rosalind Brewer’s appointment to succeed him as the company’s chief executive officer. A former CEO of Walmart’s Sam’s Club division and currently chief operating officer and group president at Starbucks Corp., Brewer will join WBA on March

WBA names Starbucks exec as new CEO

WBA names Starbucks exec as new CEO

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Roz Brewer, who most recently served as chief operating officer and group president at Starbucks Corp., has been appointed chief executive officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, effective March 15. She will succeed Stefano Pessina and also join the WBA board of directors. In that role, Brewer will be the only African-American woman