August 16, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson became the chain drug industry’s first executive to receive the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s highest honor.

August 16, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson became the chain drug industry’s first executive to receive the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s highest honor.

August 4, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has hired a former controller at American Express as its next accounting chief.

July 9, 2015

A former chief financial officer of Walgreens is joining the board of directors at ConAgra Foods as the company deals with the interest of activist investors.

July 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance appears to be just getting started.

June 18, 2015

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming up this year to offer free HIV testing in more than 150 cities across the country.

June 9, 2015

Walgreens has introduced two innovative digital initiatives to support its omnichannel strategy: one to help patients stick to their medication regimens, and another to drive social media engagement via video beauty tips.

June 9, 2015

Walgreens has introduced two innovative digital initiatives to support its omnichannel strategy: one to help patients stick to their medication regimens, and another to drive social media engagement via video beauty tips.

May 29, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed a PepsiCo and UPS veteran as its new CIO.

May 22, 2015

Former Sears and Walgreens finance executive Atul Kavthekar is joining LivingSocial as CFO to help execute the e-commerce company’s ongoing re-invention strategy.

May 22, 2015

Former Sears and Walgreens finance executive Atul Kavthekar is joining LivingSocial as CFO to help execute the e-commerce company’s ongoing re-invention strategy.

May 18, 2015

A British charity has brought its highly successful fundraising event across the pond, with a lot of help from Walgreens.

May 10, 2015

Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson is one of three top retail industry executives confirmed as inductees into the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Achievement when the trade group holds a gala event in conjunction with its annual meeting this fall.

April 28, 2015

When CEOs from Walgreens, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo and other global leaders gather in New York in late June for the Consumer Goods Forum’s Annual Summit, one of the thorny issues to be addressed is that people don’t trust them to do what is right.

April 27, 2015
Two big grocery chain executives will be overseeing the board of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

March 26, 2015

Putting aside a worse than expected fourth quarter loss, regional discounter Fred’s could be on the cusp of more meaningful growth after assembling a roster of top executive talent under the leadership of CEO Jerry Shore and president Mike Bloom. 

March 6, 2015

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in February 2014 vs. February 2015 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

March 5, 2015

Grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash is looking to a former Walgreens executive to help drive growth.

February 23, 2015

Walgreens is opening a massive new store, the drug chain's 15th flagship, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

February 20, 2015

As the popularity of online reviews continues to increase among shoppers, Walgreens announced it is working with a Yelp-like website to make it easier for patients to read reviews about the medications they take.

February 6, 2015

The introduction later this month of an exclusive new beauty brand backed by a high profile celebrity is seen broadening Walgreens appeal with a key shopper segment. 

February 3, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Marco Pagni, formerly group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer, effective immediately.