Walgreens Boots Alliance news

12 March 2019
We share our highlights from Glamour Festival 2019. Boots partnership: showcasing its new strategy Boots worked with Glamour magazine, it’s partner of 12 months, to host Glamour Beauty Festival 2019. The festival ran from 8th - 10th March at London’s Saatchi Gallery. The partnership aligns with Boots’ current strategy to modernise its beauty business , the event provided a great opp...
11 March 2019
Boots has provided an update on its beauty renovation plans. Beauty Hall revamp Following the news in January , Boots has expanded on its plans to modernise the beauty offer, with the overarching aim to boost relevance in the beauty market. Boots is set to renovate 25 of its existing larger format beauty halls, transforming them into experience-led, on-trend beauty hubs. From April...
27 February 2019
FedEx has launched an autonomous delivery service, the FedEx SameDay Bot. It is collaborating with a range of partners to help assess their autonomous delivery needs. Tackling the complexities and costs of same-day delivery Same-day, hyper-local delivery has come into focus in the US over the last 12 months as retailers aim to optimise their stores as a competitive advantage within the ecom...
11 February 2019
Boots has recruited Adam Zavalis as its new marketing director, according to Marketing Week. Adam Zavalis, marketing director of brand and communications Boots has recruited Adam Zavalis to take up the role of marketing director for brand and communications. Zavalis joins the business from Aldi where he’s acted as its marketing boss since 2013, working on projects designed to showcase th...
31 January 2019
Walgreens and CVS are set to offer in-store dentist services. Walgreens and Aspen Dental In December, Walgreens partnered with Aspen Dental to launch a dental offer in one of its Florida stores, with plans to launch at an additional location this year. The move aligns with Walgreens ongoing plans to transform its store locations into health service hubs and make healthcare more accessibl...
31 January 2019
Walgreens has won over half of Shopko pharmacies that were put up for auction. Walgreens wins majority of Shopko estate Walgreens Boots Alliance has been named the winner of over half of Shopko pharmacies put up for auction, acquiring 63 out of the 120 up for bid. Retail chain, Shopko based in Wisconsin in the US, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, putting its pharmacy business up ...
24 January 2019
Boots announces plans to reinvigorate its beauty shopping experience, in line with recent developments from globally leading health & beauty specialists. Boots: modernising the beauty offer In an interview with The Daily Mail, Sebastian James, Managing Director for Boots UK & Ireland, outlines plans to boost the retailer’s beauty offering. The retailer is set to create a new beauty hall ...
17 January 2019
Walgreens Boots Alliance has announced it is entering a strategic partnership with Microsoft, a move designed to transform healthcare delivery. Creating a digital healthcare solution Walgreens Boots Alliance has announced it is set to enter a strategic partnership with Microsoft. The partnership will combine Microsoft’s technical capabilities with WBA’s customer reach, convenient locatio...
08 January 2019
Walgreens Boots Alliance embarks on a new cost saving strategy, and latest partnership news. WBA announces new billion dollar cost saving strategy Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a new cost transformation programme aiming to cut annual costs by $1 billion by its third year. This is designed to counteract pressure on margins, create a leaner operating model and fuel the investments tha...
02 January 2019
Walgreens Boots Alliance has recruited three new global executives. Vineet Mehra, global chief marketing officer Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Vineet Mehra as its new global chief marketing officer. Mehra joins the business from Ancestory.com, where he acted at global chief marketing officer. He brings a wealth of relevant experience to the role, having previously worked in senio...