Walgreen Co.

Walgreens, Alliance Boots Partner

Alliance Boots executive chairman Stefano Pessina (left) and Walgreens president

Drugstore chain Walgreen Co. and international pharmacy-led health and beauty group Alliance Boots have partnered to create what they’re calling the first global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise.

Duane Reade Flagship Wins Top Honors

Duane Reade’s flagship store in Manhattan’s Financial District took first-place honors in the Convenience Store/Pharmacy category at the Retail Design Institute’s 41st Annual International Store Design Awards Gala last month in New York City. The event coincided with the National Retail Federation’s annual conference.