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Gourlay to keep Walgreens on track

Gourlay to keep Walgreens on track

DEERFIELD, Ill. – With Richard Ashworth’s resignation as Walgreens president to lead Tivity Health Inc., one thread in the drug chain’s storied history is coming to an end, even as the overarching narrative of its transformation continues. Ashworth – whose duties are being assumed by Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chief operating officer Alex Gourlay, whom he

Ashworth leaving Walgreens to run Tivity Health

Ashworth leaving Walgreens to run Tivity Health

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — Walgreens president Richard Ashworth is leaving the company to become president and chief executive officer of Tivity Health, a leading provider of fitness, nutrition and social engagement solutions. He will assume his new post effective June 1, and also serve on Tivity’s board. Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chief executive officer Alex Gourlay, whom

Walgreens unveils 2020 graduation spot with Bebe Rexha

Walgreens unveils 2020 graduation spot with Bebe Rexha

 DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has  launched a graduation celebration television spot for the class of 2020 with the help of singer and songwriter Bebe Rexha. Walgreens is helping singer and songwriter Rexha drop a new track that honors the graduates of 2020. Written in just a matter of hours, Rexha adapted the music of

Walgreens to resume regular store hours

Walgreens to resume regular store hours

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will resume standard operating hours nationwide. The company said it continues to evaluate and adjust certain operations and offerings to meet the needs of its customers during the pandemic. Certain stores, specifically those located in tourist regions, downtown city centers or markets with government-mandated curfews, will continue operating under the adjusted

Walgreens lowers Rx prices through Prescription Savings Club

Walgreens lowers Rx prices through Prescription Savings Club

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has lowered prices on hundreds of medications available through the company’s Prescription Savings Club, offering savings of up to 80% off of cash retail prices. The program is now available to all customers, including those with Medicare and Medicaid coverage. Reduced prices are available on a wide range of medications used

Walgreens teams with Sesame Workshop

Walgreens teams with Sesame Workshop

NEW YORK — Sesame Workshop, in collaboration with AT&T and Walgreens, is expanding its Caring for Each Other initiative to help children and  their caregivers stay healthy, build resilience and adjust to a “for-now normal.” Wednesday’s release on SesameStreet.org/caring includes new resources to help families face current challenges such as missing friends while also giving children

Walgreens to further expand COVID-19 testing

Walgreens to further expand COVID-19 testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to open COVID-19 testing locations in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, the company said Monday. The move comes as the company further expands drive-thru testing to help meet the growing need in communities nationwide. With this latest expansion, Walgreens will focus its efforts on improving access to testing in

Walgreens launches eco-friendly oral care products

Walgreens launches eco-friendly oral care products

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched private label eco-friendly and sustainable oral care products, including bamboo toothbrushes and flossers made from a bio-based material that is a plastic alternative. The chain is also expanding its Complete Home line of eco-friendly and compostable tableware, following enthusiastic customer response in test markets. The line includes plates, hot

Walgreens expands drive-thru testing

Walgreens expands drive-thru testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Furthering its commitment to provide greater access to COVID-19 testing and community resources, Walgreens is working to expand drive-thru testing to 15 new sites in seven states, the company said Tuesday. The states are Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas. The expansion is a next step building on Walgreens’ collaboration

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery services

Walgreens, Postmates expand delivery services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To address the rising need for home delivery, Walgreens and Postmates have expanded on-demand delivery to now service consumers nationwide. With this expansion, consumers in cities across the country can get health and wellness items, including select over-the-counter medications, and other household essentials and convenience products they need delivered to them from

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