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Chains pull Zantac from shelves

Chains pull Zantac from shelves

NEW YORK — Pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid and other retailers are pulling heartburn medication Zantac and its store-brand versions from their shelves after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug. The actions follow the FDA’s release of a

Brindley among honorees at Beauty Cares DreamBall

Brindley among honorees at Beauty Cares DreamBall

NEW YORK — Walgreens’ Lauren Brindley, group vice president and general merchandise manager for beauty and personal care, was among the beauty industry executives honored last month at the Beauty Cares DreamBall here. The annual event, attended by 500 beauty, fashion and media representatives, is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Look Good

Walgreens Find Care platform now features sleep solutions

Walgreens Find Care platform now features sleep solutions

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With an ongoing commitment to help its customers and patients better manage their chronic conditions, Walgreens announced on Monday that the millions of adults experiencing sleep issues can now access new sleep solutions through its Walgreens Find Care platform. With the addition of the clinically validated Philips SmartSleep Analyzer, one of several

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to begin using drones to deliver products to select customers in the Christiansburg, Va., market next month. The company is partnering with Wing Aviation LLC, a member of the Alphabet family of companies, to test a service that promises to let people order health and wellness, food, beverage and convenience

Walgreens, Vitamin Angels reach milestone

Walgreens, Vitamin Angels reach milestone

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels said Tuesday that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S. and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health. Approximately one-third of women in the U.S. experience iron deficiency during pregnancy. And nearly one-third of women residing

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

CINCINNATI – Building on an exploratory pilot that rolled out last October, Kroger Co. and Walgreens said Monday they are expanding the program to a new test market. The move will involve the expansion of Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup to select Walgreens stores in Knoxville, Tenn., as well as the launch of Walgreens’ own-brand

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

Walgreens expands Find Care platform

Walgreens expands Find Care platform

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has expanded the Walgreens Find Care platform to include chronic care management, featuring connected devices and digital therapeutic solutions for patients with diabetes, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In addition, one year since launch, several new health care offerings from existing and new partners have been added to the

Walgreens earns top score on 2019 DEI

Walgreens earns top score on 2019 DEI

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens for the third consecutive year has been recognized with the top-score of 100% on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality. The DEI is a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with

Walgreens prepares for tropical storm Barry

Walgreens prepares for tropical storm Barry

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities currently in the projected path of tropical storm Barry, and is preparing to fully support any impacted regions in its aftermath. The company is taking the following steps: • Prescription Drug Preparedness: In advance of the storm, Walgreens is underscoring

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