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Walgreens June Sales Decrease 6.8%

Customer traffic in comparable stores decreased 2.3% while basket size increased 1.3%. Walgreens has announced June sales of $5.63 billion, a decrease of 6.8% from $6.04 billion for the same month in fiscal 2011. Compared with prior months during this calendar year, June sales comparisons were significantly impacted by calendar day shifts and an increase

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Walgreens Broadens Social Media Presence

The drug store chain surpasses one million Facebook fans, integrates its store network through Facebook and Foursquare. Walgreens the 110-year-old drugstore chain once known for its soda fountains and surgical dressings, is now making a name for itself in social media. The company recently surpassed one million fans on Facebook, the world’s largest social platform,

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Walgreens Expands Food Offering in Bayview

Larger assortment of produce, whole grains and lean protein helps address the need for access to healthier foods in food deserts. Walgreens is celebrating the expansion of its fresh food selection at the location at 3rd Street and Williams Avenue in San Francisco’s Bayview community. The drugstore now offers a larger assortment of fresh fruits,

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Walgreens Rolls Out New Web Pickup Service

More than 480 stores in Chicago and surrounding suburbs to offer new service, with curbside delivery coming soon to select locations. Walgreens has combined the convenience of online shopping with its neighborhood stores, introducing its new Web Pickup service at locations throughout the Chicago area. Chicago is the first full market rollout for Web Pickup,

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Walgreens to Acquire 10 Carle RxExpress Pharmacies

“We are pleased to maintain convenient access to high quality pharmacy, health and wellness services for Carle RxExpress patients across east central Illinois,” says Walgreens spokesperson. Walgreen Co. is acquiring the assets of 10 Carle RxExpress pharmacies in east central Illinois from The Carle Foundation, an Urbana, Ill.-based not-for-profit parent company of an integrated network

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