Walgreens

  • Walgreens Halts Use Of Theranos’ California Lab

    Walgreens Halts Use Of Theranos’ California Lab

    More bad news for blood analysis startup Theranos – Walgreens has suspended use of the company’s Newark, California lab, following news the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said that lab posed “immediate jeopardy” to patients. Walgreens partners with Theranos, allowing the startup to collect blood draws out of many of the drug store’s Arizona locations… Read More

  • Walgreens Becomes First Retailer To Integrate Its Loyalty Program With Apple Pay

    Walgreens Becomes First Retailer To Integrate Its Loyalty Program With Apple Pay

    Drug store chain Walgreens announced this morning its loyalty program will now be available through Apple Pay – making it the first U.S. retailer to integrate their customer rewards platform with Apple’s mobile payments service. The added support will allow the chain’s over 85 million Balance Rewards members the ability to use Apple Pay at checkout using either their iPhone… Read More

  • 13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week, we watched an NBA game in virtual reality, a number of tech companies reported earnings, and we went hands-on with the OnePlus X Android phone. These are our best stories. Read More

  • Walgreens Halts Theranos Testing Center Expansion

    Walgreens Halts Theranos Testing Center Expansion

    Walgreens won’t be going forward with any plans to open up more Theranos Wellness Centers until it can “understand the truth,” behind recent questioning of the blood work startup’s technology, according to the Wall Street Journal. Walgreens and Theranos announced a partnership in September 2013, allowing Theranos to offer its lab testing services at Walgreens… Read More

  • Postmates And Walgreens Team Up For On-Demand Delivery

    Postmates And Walgreens Team Up For On-Demand Delivery

    Walgreens just announced an official partnership with on-demand startup Postmates to offer same-day delivery for, initially, a flat delivery fee of $4.99. The on-demand delivery service via Postmates will be available at 600 Walgreens (known as Duane Reade in some parts of the U.S.) stores throughout the country. Postmates has always offered on-demand deliveries of items sold at Walgreens… Read More

  • Walgreens Adds Aviary’s Photo-Editing Features To Its Mobile Apps, Lets You Edit And Filter Photos Before Printing To Walgreens

    Walgreens Adds Aviary’s Photo-Editing Features To Its Mobile Apps, Lets You Edit And Filter Photos Before Printing To Walgreens

    Walgreens is today updating its mobile applications to include the Aviary mobile SDK, which will offer photo-editing capabilities to all Walgreens’ mobile app users. In June, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos (through Bezos Expeditions) and others invested $6 million in photo-editing startup Aviary, and we outed Walgreens as the unnamed strategic investor in the matter. The retailer’s… Read More

  • Walgreens Completes $409 Million Acquisition Of Drugstore.com

    Roughly 10 weeks after drugstore giant Walgreens announced its intention to acquire online retailer Drugstore.com for approximately $409 million, the company this morning said that it has completed the purchase. The transaction includes all websites directly owned and operated by Drugstore.com, as well as its corporate office and customer service and distribution center operations. Read More

  • Boom! Walgreens Buys Online Retailer Drugstore.com For $409 Million

    Boom! Walgreens Buys Online Retailer Drugstore.com For $409 Million

    Drugstore juggernaut Walgreens this morning announced that it will acquire online retailer Drugstore.com in a transaction with a total enterprise value of approximately $409 million. As a result of the merger, Walgreens will acquire the Drugstore.com website in addition to other websites operated by the company, including Beauty.com and SkinStore.com. Walgreens will fund the acquisition… Read More

  • Walgreen's Refill By Scan App Makes It Easy To Get Your Fix

    A wise man once said “Most people don’t know how they’re gonna feel from one moment to the next. But a dope fiend has a pretty good idea. All you gotta do is look at the labels on the little bottles.” That’s why Walgreen’s wants to be mother’s – and your – little helper An app from pharmacy chain makes it dead simple to refill your… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Free photo printing at Walgreens


    Those of you with Walgreens’ photo accounts may want to login and pick 15 of your favorite photos to get printed in all their 4×6 glory. When you’re checking out enter code TAXDAY and you’re done. Just be sure to do it by 1:59 PM Central time today. via GeekSugar Read More

  • Walgreens to offer DVD-burning kiosks

    Your first stop for a quiet Friday night at home might soon be the drugstore, not the video store. Actually, that’s assuming you haven’t discovered the joys of On-Demand and/or downloading movies directly to your Media Center PC or Apple TV. Walgreens is planning to outfit its stores with DVD-burning kiosks “in the next few months,” according to a company spokesperson. Read More