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Walgreens Hints More Partnerships, Not Big Deals In The Future

Walgreens will escalate its partnership strategy, which the drugstore chain says effectively brings scale and market share gains across the U.S.

Walgreens, LabCorp To Open 600 Diagnostic Test Centers

Walgreens said it will expand a collaboration with diagnostic testing firm LabCorp. to open at least 600 patient service centers at Walgreens stores over the next four years.

With Birchbox Stake, Walgreens Moves To Combat Amazon Home Delivery

Walgreens Boots Alliance is making an investment in Birchbox, which supplies monthly makeup and beauty supplies via home delivery.

Walgreens And Kroger Partner To Test Grocery At Drugstores

Walgreens Boots Alliance and the giant grocer, Kroger said they are testing a new format that combines grocery expertise with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty.

Rite Aid’s PBM Key To Any Revival

Rite Aid’s EnvisionRx PBM is targeting the booming business of aging baby boomers buying Medicare Part D drug plans.

Rite Aid Shakes Up Board, Strips CEO Of Chairmanship After Failed Merger

Rite Aid unveiled new governance, stripping CEO John Standley of the company’s chairmanship and adding new board members in the wake of a failed merger and mounting financial losses.

Pressure Mounts On Rite Aid To Find A Partner

Rite Aid faces intensifying pressure to find a strategic partner one month after its merger with Albertsons fell apart.

Until Amazon Stores Have Doctors, CVS And Walgreens Needn’t Worry

It’s unclear whether Amazon’s cashierless stores will offer healthcare services, threatening CVS, Walgreens and Walmart and their push into providing medical care.

Fred’s May Sell More Pharmacies Amid Turnaround

Fred’s continues to “evaluate strategic opportunities” for its remaining pharmacy business after announcing the sale of prescription files from 185 pharmacies to Walgreens.

Walgreens To Buy Patient Files From 185 Fred’s Pharmacies

Walgreens will buy Fred’s pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory for $165 million.

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