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526 Articles Matching "walgreens"

Walgreens and CVS are redesigning their drugstores to focus more on health. Here's how they compare

Feb 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
As people shop online more, CVS and Walgreens are trying to give people reasons to keep coming into their...
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Walgreens to roll out Alipay to more than 7K stores

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The chain is partnering with Alipay — which serves more than 1 billion users globally — to offer the mobile payment option in thousands of its U.S. stores. Read More...
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Walgreens Flu Index logs big gains in Mississippi

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
It’s not a great time to be in Mississippi based on the latest week of data from the Walgreens Flu Index. Read More...
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Walgreens Boots Alliance shares progress on CSR efforts

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s latest report on its corporate social responsibility action highlights its efforts to prevent opioid abuse, support cancer patients and their families and address such health issues as malnutrition in the communities it serves. Read More...
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FDA: Walgreens a 'top violator' of selling tobacco to minors

Feb 08, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA is going after retail pharmacy giant Walgreens Boots Alliance for repeated violations involving selling tobacco products to minors. Walgreens says it's working to resolve those...
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FDA putting Walgreens 'on notice,' weighs enforcement action for illegal tobacco sales to minors

Feb 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will pursue meetings with Walgreens' corporate management about whether illegal sales of tobacco products to minors at its stores are a corporatewide...
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Pressure Mounts On Walgreens To Kick Tobacco Sales Habit

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens will meet with the Food and Drug Administration to discuss "violative tobacco sales to youth" at a time public health advocates and some shareholders want them to stop tobacco sales...
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FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling to minors

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was taking action against certain retailers including Walgreen Boots Alliance for repeatedly flouting tobacco sale rules, including sale of cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors....
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Walgreens Partnership Boosts Humana's Medicare Enrollment

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
Humana's joint venture with Walgreens is helping boost the health insurer's enrollment in Medicare Advantage, the fast-growing coverage for U.S....
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Flu activity continues to run through the South

Feb 07, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Texas led both the markets with flu activity and those seeing flu activity gains on the Walgreens Flu Index for the week ended Feb. 2. Read More...
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Southern states, markets lead pack in flu gains this week

Jan 31, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky all led the pack of states with flu activity gains for the week, based on Walgreens’ weekly retail prescription data for antiviral flu treatments. Read More...
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Skip the dentist's office: Walgreens and CVS are offering ways to fix your teeth in their stores

Jan 30, 2019 , CNBC Health
This is another way CVS and Walgreens are adding health services to their stores to keep people coming in, with more and more dollars being spent...
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Health Mart adds Jhaveri as president

Jan 29, 2019 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
Health Mart's new president Nimesh Jhaveri has more than 30 years’ experience in the pharmacy business, having started as a pharmacy technician at Walgreens as an undergraduate. He joined the organization on Oct. 31. Read More...
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Judge Okays $52M Sale of Shopko Pharmacy Assets To Chains Led By Walgreens

Jan 29, 2019 , Forbes
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge approved the $52 million sale of bankrupt retailer Shopko's pharmacy assets to more than 20 drugstore chains led by Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS Health and the big grocer...
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Walgreens gets lion’s share of Shopko pharmacies at auction

Jan 29, 2019 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
According to recent court filings, the company was the successful bidder on assets from 63 Shopko pharmacy locations, which include inventory and pharmacy files. Read More...
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Walgreens, CVS And Rite Aid Among Winners At Shopko Pharmacy Auction

Jan 28, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens, CVS Health and Rite Aid had successful bids selected for retailer Shopko's pharmacy...
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Investors demand Walgreens explain how it's managing opioid crisis risks

Jan 26, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walgreens shareholders approved a proposal requiring the company to prepare a report on how it's monitoring and managing risks related to the opioid crisis, according to preliminary results announced Friday at Walgreens' annual shareholders...
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Whether Walgreens Stops Selling Tobacco Hinges On Florida Test

Jan 26, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens is evaluating the future of its tobacco sales through a pilot in Gainesville, Florida where the drugstore chain has stopped selling...
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Walgreens offers statement on DOJ, HHS settlement

Jan 24, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens issued a statement regarding two settlements with the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General. Read More...
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Walgreens to pay $269 million for overbilling government

Jan 24, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
National pharmacy giant Walgreens agreed to settle two allegations that it defrauded the federal government and 39 states in elaborate overbilling...
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