Walgreens was founded in the year 1901. Initially, it was just a single drugstore, however, today Walgreens is well-known for providing trusted care in communities across the United States.
Walgreens has an excellent track record as they have broken new ground to meet its customers’ requirements as well as to enhance their health and always defined innovation.
From offering self-service stores in their initial stage, that is in the year 1950s, to developing a 5-star rated mobile app at present, Walgreens has done a great job.
Walgreens became the first ever major drugstore chain to put prescriptions into child-resistant containers in the 1960s (long before it was required by law) as well as in the year 2016, it was also the first to provide safe medication disposal kiosks in their stores.
The excellent drive to innovate helped Walgreens to partner with European-based Alliance Boots in the year 2014 to build Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., that is the first global health, pharmacy-led and well-being enterprise.
When Walgreens was combined with the Boots pharmacy chain as well as pharmaceutical distributor Alliance Healthcare, it eventually created opportunities to grant global beauty brands to Walgreens United States customers as well as provide more value to pharmacy patients by the global pharmaceutical supply chains & group purchasing.
Walgreens is forming its business in mainly 4 areas, that is, consumer services, pharmacy, health care services and front end. All these areas are enabled via, new store layouts & product assortments, partnerships, new approaches to pricing as well as promotion for unlocking value as well as by helping team members to better serve customers by cutting down the unproductive work & giving more decisions in their hands.
Walgreens is well-known as a brand for discovering new & exciting methods to stay suitable for the next generation of customers.