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Zebra helps Walgreens deliver best shopping experience

Zebra helps Walgreens deliver best shopping experience

NEW YORK — Zebra Technologies Corp., an innovator with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, on Tuesday announced that Walgreens is using Zebra enterprise-class handheld mobile computers and tablets to help enhance store operations and transform the shopping experience for customers. Walgreens has selected Zebra’s ET50 tablet and TC51 mobile computer for use in all

Kroger, WBA pilot

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens this month announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot program the companies announced in October that is designed to take advantage of Kroger’s strength as America’s grocer and food authority combined with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. The first initiative is Kroger Express,

Walgreens, FedEx roll out Rx delivery service

Walgreens, FedEx roll out Rx delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and FedEx Corp. on Thursday announced a nationwide rollout of next-day prescription delivery service, bringing together Walgreens extensive network of neighborhood pharmacy locations with the FedEx air-and-ground delivery network to enhance convenience for patients to fill prescriptions. Walgreens is now the fastest choice for next-day prescription delivery across the nation. Patients

Kroger, Walgreens expand pilot program

Kroger, Walgreens expand pilot program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens on Tuesday announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. “We are redefining the customer experience in a variety of ways through Restock Kroger, including innovative partnerships

Sprint, Walgreens collaboration

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Sprint Corp. and Walgreens are collaborating on a program that allows Sprint customers who shop online for Sprint-branded mobile phones, accessories and other products to retrieve the items at a FedEx counter located within 7,500 Walgreens stores ­nationwide. Sprint, the nation’s fourth-largest provider of wireless telecommunications services, with 54.5 million connections,

Kroger, Walgreens partner for new concept

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. and Walgreens are piloting a joint retail concept that combines the supermarketer’s food offerings with the drug chain’s health and beauty mix. The companies are testing the format in 13 Walgreens stores in northern Kentucky, near Kroger’s Cincinnati headquarters. They will conduct the pilot over the next several months, closely monitoring

Walgreens posts double-digit earnings growth

Walgreens posts double-digit earnings growth

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance posted mixed fourth quarter results, as earnings beat expectations but sales fell short of projections. Adjusted net earnings for the quarter ended August 31 rose 4.5% to $1.4 billion, up 4.5% on a constant currency basis, from a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.48, up 13% on

Birchbox coming to select Walgreens stores

Birchbox coming to select Walgreens stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and online beauty retailer Birchbox are teaming up to build Birchbox retail experiences within select Walgreens stores. The multi-channel offering will bring prestige beauty brands into Walgreens stores and allow customers to discover and shop for new brands in an interactive and accessible way, and will include a curated Birchbox shop on Walgreens digital properties. As

Walgreens buys pharmacy files from 185 Fred’s stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Fred’s have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, where Walgreens will purchase pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states. Under the terms of the agreement, the aggregate consideration to be paid by Walgreens to Fred’s is $165 million, subject

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