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Walgreen Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. The company sells prescription and non-prescription drugs; and general merchandise, including convenience and fresh foods, household items, personal care, photofinishing and candy, and beauty care. It also provides specialty pharmacy services for managing complex and chronic health conditions; customers infusion therapy services consisting of administration of intravenous medications for cancer treatments, chronic pain, heart failure, and other infections and disorders; and clinical services, such as laboratory monitoring, medication profile review, nutritional assessments, and patient and caregiver education. In addition, the company manages in-store convenient care clinics (Healthcare Clinics). As of October 20, 2014, it operated 8,207 locations in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company also managed approximately 400 Healthcare Clinics and provider practice locations. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

175,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/20/14
Founded in 1901

walgreen co (WAG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
President – Business Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $746.7K
Executive Vice President, Pharmacy, Health an...
Total Annual Compensation: $787.5K
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $716.7K
Total Annual Compensation: $771.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

walgreen co (WAG) Key Developments

Walgreen Co. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on December 12, 2014

The board of directors of Walgreen Co. declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend. The dividend is payable December 12, 2014, to shareholders of record as of November 17, 2014.

Walgreens Announces Unaudited Sales Results for the Month and Calendar 2014 Year to Date Ended September 30, 2014

Walgreens announced unaudited sales results for the month, year to date ended September 30, 2014. The company had September sales of $6.48 billion, an increase of 9.4% from $5.92 billion for the same month in fiscal 2014. Total front-end sales increased 2.2% in September compared with the same month in fiscal 2014, while comparable store front-end sales increased 1.7%. Customer traffic in comparable stores decreased 2.7% while basket size increased 4.4%. Sales in comparable stores increased by 7.9% in September. Calendar day shifts positively impacted total comparable sales by 1.8 percentage points. Generic drug introductions in the last 12 months negatively impacted total comparable sales by 1.3 percentage points. September pharmacy sales increased by 14.2%. Comparable store pharmacy sales increased 11.3% and increased by a calendar day-shift adjusted 8.6%. Calendar 2014 year-to-date sales for the first nine months were $57.40 billion, an increase of 6.1% from $54.10 billion in 2013.

Walgreens Partners with the Department of Veterans Affairs to Expand Veterans Access to Flu and Other Recommended Vaccinations

Walgreens announced a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve care coordination and integrate immunization records for more than 8.5 million VA-enrolled patients. Through its 8,200 locations nationwide, Walgreens pharmacists can provide veterans with greater access to flu and other CDC-recommended vaccinations. Walgreens pharmacists also will leverage the eHealth exchange through Walgreens electronic health record (EHR) platform to securely share immunization records with the Department of Veterans Affairs and help ensure complete patient medical records. Vaccinations are available daily during all pharmacy hours with no appointment necessary. Vaccines are subject to availability. Age, state and health related restrictions may apply. Many immunizations may be covered by commercial insurance plans, Medicare Part B or Medicare Part D. As part of this launch and under the agreement, Department of Veterans Affairs funding can provide approximately 75,000 flu shots for enrolled veterans. Patients are encouraged to check with their health plan for specific coverage details.


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