Walgreens is about to open a larger-than-normal store in the Downtown Crossing section of Boston. According to Bostinno, the nearly 25,000 square foot store will have everything from carry-out lunch to traditional groceries.
With better than expected earnings in its second quarter, Walgreens has announced a deeper partnership with AmerisourceBergen that includes a potential board seat, according to Chain Store Age.
In an effort to identify best-practices for a zero impact retail store, Walgreens is hoping to identify ways to expand this initiative to other retail stores across the country. According to an article on Hot Hardware, green construction projects are often used for data centers rather than consumer-facing retail store.
Walgreens on Saturday will officially open its 8,000th store nationwide and its first flagship on the West Coast. The store, located in Los Angeles at the iconic corner of Sunset and Vine, features an extensive collection of innovative offerings, products and services, many of which are not standard fare.
Over the last year, Walgreens has been innovating through its store formats, matching product and merchandising often unexpected from a drug store chain to local demographics and store locations.
A Phoenix Walgreens is being renovated into what could be the first Walgreens concept store in Arizona
Kohl’s, Nordstrom and Target ranked first in their categories in a new survey by Harris Interactive The 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study surveyed Americans about brands across several retail segments, revealing which brands prompted them to open their hearts—and consequently—their pocketbooks.
It’s certainly not a typical drugstore. But these are among the amenities that Walgreens will offer in the former Borders space when it debuts a 24,000-square-foot store this fall in Downtown Crossing.
The drug store chain hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday at a store located on 16th and Meridian in Indianapolis. On hand at the ceremony were Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson, former Indianpolis Colts coach Tony Dungy and Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind.