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Walgreens Braces For Amazon’s Beauty Care Play

Amazon’s plan to open grocery stores with beauty and personal care products comes as Walgreens Boots Alliance steps up its e-commerce in food and beauty.

Judge Okays $52M Sale of Shopko Pharmacy Assets To Chains Led By Walgreens

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge approved the $52 million sale of bankrupt retailer Shopko’s pharmacy assets to more than 20 drugstore chains led by Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS Health and the big grocer Albertsons.

Walgreens, CVS And Rite Aid Among Winners At Shopko Pharmacy Auction

Walgreens, CVS Health and Rite Aid had successful bids selected for retailer Shopko’s pharmacy assets.

Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescri…

Walgreens, Kroger Expand Grocery Partnership To 65 Chicago Drugstores

Walgreens will offer the Kroger grocery chain’s “Home Chef Express Meal Kits” in 65 of its Chicago area drugstores as part of an expanding pilot.

Walgreens To Expand Primary Care With Michigan Health System

Walgreens Boots Alliance will collaborate with Michigan’s McLaren Health Care to expand primary healthcare services throughout the state.

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.

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.

Amazon’s PillPack Deal Adds Drama To Rite Aid-Albertsons Vote

Amazon’s purchase of the online retail pharmacy PillPack comes as Rite Aid shareholders weigh whether to vote in favor of a merger with Albertsons grocery.

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