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Walgreens Expands Covid-19 Vaccines To Drugstores In 39 States

March 9, 2021

Via: Forbes

Walgreens is now receiving 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses a week as part of the broader effort to increase vaccination at U.S. pharmacies in more than 40 states and jurisdictions. The Biden administration is ramping up the number of doses […]

Retail Types, Stores

CVS To Expand Covid-19 Vaccinations To Pharmacies In 17 States

February 24, 2021

Via: Forbes

CVS Health said it will begin receiving at least 570,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses weekly as part of the broader effort to increase vaccination at U.S. pharmacies in 17 states. The Biden administration last week said it was increasing the number […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens: When Covid-19 Vaccines Are Available You Can ‘Count On Us’

November 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens is the latest drugstore giant to promise its customers access to Covid-19 vaccines once available as large chains and independent pharmacies prepare to do their part to address the pandemic. Drugstore chains are beginning to ramp up marketing of […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens Sees Store Rebound Despite $520 Million Covid-19 Hit

October 15, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported a $520 million “adverse Covid-19 impact” in its fourth quarter as the global drugstore chain begins a slow rebound during the pandemic. Walgreens, which owns more than 21,000 stores around the world in more than 25 […]

Retail Types, Stores

CVS, Walgreens Lead Unprecedented Flu Season Prep As Covid-19 Converges

August 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

U.S. drugstore chains led by Walgreens and CVS Health are rolling out an unprecedented early push for Americans to get vaccinated at their pharmacies for the seasonal flu before that virus converges with the Covid-19 pandemic. Walgreens Monday announced plans […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens Expands Coronavirus Testing To Seven States And 3,000 A Day

April 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens is expanding drive-thru testing for the Coronavirus strain COVID-19 to 15 new locations in seven states using Abbott Laboratories’ rapid diagnostic test. The opening of new testing sites will enable Walgreens to test “up to 3,000 people per day […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart, Target And CVS Boost Pay; Drugstore Chain Plans 50,000 New Hires

March 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Walmart, Target and CVS are building on their worker relief efforts and keeping key positions staffed by offering associates higher pay. Walmart fulfillment center employees will see a temporary $2 bump to their hourly pay alongside bonuses for new hires, […]

Retail Types, Stores

Shareholders May Press Walgreens On Buyout At Annual Meeting

January 27, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens Boots Alliance could face questions this week about a potential effort to take the global pharmacy chain private from shareholders when they hold their annual stockholders meeting. Walgreens annual meeting, which will be held Thursday, comes amid speculation that […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens reportedly mulling massive private equity buyout

November 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walgreens may be seeking shelter from a skeptical market for its stock in going private, but the massive debt it would likely take on in a private equity buyout could create its own set of problems if history is any […]