Stories tagged: walgreens
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Walgreens will shutter nearly 40% of the clinics in its stores, as the drugstore chain expands a plan to cut costs and shifts to other businesses to draw customers to …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
Add Walgreens to the growing list of retailers that have decided to stop selling e-cigarettes, amid state and federal investigations into illnesses surrounding the devices.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Several large pharmacy chains pulled Zantac after the FDA announced it had found small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the heartburn medication, but not all local pharmacies have followed …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Walgreens plans to close 200 U.S. stores as part of a wide-ranging cost management program it undertook late last year
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
Health care is moving closer to patients. Drugstores are expanding the care and support they offer, and telemedicine is bringing doctors and therapists to the family room couch as the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019
Kroger and Walgreens are testing shelves and coolers with built-in cameras that try to guess your age, gender or mood as a way to show you targeted ads in real …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Walgreens Co. is planning to open a community pharmacy in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
Walgreens Boots Alliance is teaming with Microsoft to design “digital health corners” for its stores as both companies battle an ever-expanding Amazon.com.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Florida is suing the nation’s two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Providence Health Care has opened two express care clinics at Walgreens stores in Spokane and Spokane Valley.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
Federal food safety inspectors are urging consumers to check their refrigerators for packaged salads and wraps that may be contaminated with cyclospora parasites.
Mon., June 25, 2018
The Arizona State Board of Pharmacy will investigate the complaint of a woman who says a Walgreens pharmacist denied to give her medication necessary to end her pregnancy after her …
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018
General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the conglomerate’s more than 100-year run in the 30-company blue chip index.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Shares of AmerisourceBergen soared Tuesday on reports that Walgreens is pursuing a complete takeover of the huge drug distributor.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation’s largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017
Walgreens Boots Alliance is scrapping its deal to buy all of rival Rite Aid and instead will buy a smaller piece of the drugstore chain, after the original takeover effort …
Sun., June 4, 2017
CVS has a major tailwind in the ongoing aging of America, which will only increase demand for its services.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina says he still believes in his company’s purchase of Rite Aid but can’t say whether the companies will extend the deal just …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
By the end of next year, most Walgreens customers will be able to pick up prescriptions and packages in a single stop. To accommodate a growing number of e-commerce packages …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
Nine people in Spokane County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting the Spokane Regional Health District to offer a free vaccination clinic Jan. 11.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
Four groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Walgreens for reassurance that the drugstore’s partnership with a Catholic system to run in-store clinics in the St. Louis …
Tue., July 26, 2016
A drug deal led to a gunfight in a north Spokane parking lot Saturday, leaving one man in jail, one in the hospital and three unidentified suspects on the loose.
Fri., June 17, 2016
Missouri’s attorney general says a judge has ordered Walgreens to pay $309,000 for alleged deceptive pricing.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
Walgreens is installing medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drugstores across the U.S. in an effort to combat prescription drug abuse.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
Detectives have identified the accused robber of a Walgreens in Coeur d’Alene on Sunday as the man who robbed three pharmacies in Spokane County late last year.
Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
A collaboration between the city of Spokane and Walgreens is offering pneumonia, whooping cough, chicken pox, shingles, MMR, meningitis and influenza vaccines free of charge to anyone who needs them.
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013
Police arrested a man suspected in the knifepoint robberies of a Walgreens store in North Spokane.