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Walgreens Boots Alliance

MyWalgreens offers more advantages

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance has updated its loyalty program, rechristened as myWalgreens, to offer customers extensive new benefits, including the fastest same-day retail pickup currently available. Customers can now shop online and on a fully redesigned mobile app for health and wellness items, then pick them up in the store, curbside or at

WBA, McKesson move ahead with German joint venture

WBA, McKesson move ahead with German joint venture

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and McKesson Corp. announced on Monday the completion of their previously announced agreement to create a joint venture combining their respective pharmaceutical wholesale businesses in Germany, Alliance Healthcare Deutschland (AHD) and GEHE Pharma Handel (GEHE). WBA holds a 70% controlling equity interest in the joint venture and McKesson

WBA moves to broaden omnichannel offering

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) made two recent announcements that strengthen its omnichannel efforts, including an expansion of its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform to deliver personalized health care and shopping offerings. The chain also opened more than 30 small-format pharmacies as

WBA reports fiscal 2020 third quarter results

WBA reports fiscal 2020 third quarter results

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) said on Thursday its financial results for the fiscal 2020 third quarter, which ended May 31,  were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Prior to the pandemic our financial performance for fiscal 2020 was on track with our expectations. However, this unprecedented global crisis led to a loss

Walgreens expands partnership with VillageMD

Walgreens expands partnership with VillageMD

DEERFIELD, Ill.  – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is partnering with VillageMD to roll out full-service doctors offices in its stores, the companies said Wednesday. The move follows a successful trial begun last year. The plan calls for the opening of 500 to 700 “Village Medical at Walgreens” physician-led primary care clinics in more than 30

Annie Murphy, Global Chief Commercial Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance

DEERFIELD, Ill. — All around the world Walgreens Boots Alliance’s teams have moved to working remotely during the lockdown/shelter period, and Annie Murphy, the company’s global chief commercial officer, has been tremendously impressed at how quickly they have adapted. “They have embraced new technology and completely new ways of working while balancing their incredible commitment

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson EVP, global chief human resources officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The pandemic has had a significant impact on Kathleen Wilson-Thompson’s work as Walgreens Boots Alliance’s executive vice president and global chief human resources officer. In the U.K., WBA staffed for pharmacy and core health care and spent all of its energy keeping colleagues and customers safe, informed and reassured in these uncertain

WBA’s Q2 sales and earnings top projections

WBA’s Q2 sales and earnings top projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) posted better than expected second quarter sales and earnings Thursday. The company’s adjusted earnings per share of $1.52 topped Wall Street’s forecast of  $1.46. Sales of $35.82 billion beat the projection of $35.27 billion. The quarter ended February 29, before the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.

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