Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Sunday's "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" will name the winner of the best new ice cream flavor created for Deerfield-based Walgreens.
Deerfield-based Walgreens' own brand of ice cream, Delish, is getting some major promotion thanks to Donald Trump's popular TV show "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice." Two of the show's contestants, country singer Trace Adkins and magician Penn Jillette, were recently challenged to create a new Delish flavor for the show's finale, reported the Chicago Tribune. Tune in Sunday night to find out which flavor wins—Adkins' "Maple Macadamia Mash-Up" or Jillette's "Vanilla & Chocolate Magic Swirtle." Both flavors are being sold at Walgreens stores across the country. Have you tried either flavor? Which one did you favor?
Friday, April 5, 2013
Through an expansion of its Take Care Clinics, Walgreens now offers treatment and management for chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma.
Deerfield-based Walgreens has announced that more than 330 of its Take Care Clinics have expand to offer new health care services to assess, treat and manage chronic conditions including hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and asthma, according to a company statement. “With this service expansion, Take Care Clinics now provide the most comprehensive service offering within the retail clinic industry, and can play an even more valuable role in helping patients get, stay and live well,” said Dr. Jeffrey Kang, senior vice president of health and wellness services and solutions, Walgreens. Take Care providers can evaluate, recommend and order preventive health services such as screenings or lab tests, based on a patient’s age, gender and …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Walgreens is poised to become the global leader in prescription pharmaceuticals.
Deerfield-based Walgreens and Alliance Boots, a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, have entered into a 10-year contract with pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen that will allow Walgreens to able to buy and sell generic drugs at a lower cost than anyone else, reported Crain's Chicago Business. This relationship will result in greater sales, improved service levels and efficiencies, while reducing costs and increasing patient access to pharmaceuticals, according to a Walgreens press release. "We believe this relationship will creat a wide range of opportunities and innovations in the rapidly changing U.S. and global health care environment that we expect will benefit all of our stakeholders," stated Gregory …
Monday, January 14, 2013
New North Shore representative takes listening tour of nine companies on his first trip back to the 10th District after becoming a member of Congress.
From the time Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) started running for the House of Representatives in May, 2011, he touted his background as a management consultant as a reason he would be an effective member of Congress. In his first extensive interview with Patch a month later, he promised to listen to the needs of companies in the 10th Congressional District and advocate for them in Washington. Earlier: Update: Schneider Think of People’s Struggles on Special Day Less than a week after taking his oath of office Jan. 3, he made good on that promise with a tour of nine companies in the area Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. “I listened to business owners, managers and employees to hear their perspectives,” Schneider said. “They are optimistic…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Toys for Tots is just one of many ways the Deerfield based company gets involved in local communities.
Walgreens corporate citizenship was on display Monday when employees at the company’s Deerfield corporate headquarters helped two United States Marines load a truck full of holiday gifts as part of the Toys for Tots program. The drive took place not only at the corporate headquarters but at Walgreens 8,000 stores throughout the country with the toys staying in the local communities throughout the nation. Earlier: Cancer Survivors Unify With a Purpose The Toy for Tots partnership with the United States Marine Corps and the Ellen DeGeneres show is just one example of Walgreens’ effort to be a giving member of not just the North Suburban community, but all over the United States. “We want to help our local communities,” Director of Cause …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Drug store giant gets tax incentives to create jobs in Deerfield; local officials pleased.
In the seemingly constant drumbeat of news regarding a lethargic economy, all positive developments are welcome so when it was announced Friday Walgreens would be adding a sizable number of jobs near its Deerfield home base, there were smiles all around. Through a deal with the state laden with tax incentives, Walgreens will add 500 jobs throughout the drug store giant’s local headquarters and other surrounding communities. These will be corporate jobs promised to focus on Walgreen’s online activities as well as pharmacy, health and wellness services. Earlier: Walgreens To Add 500 Jobs Specifically, the money is being allocated to be used to retrofit office buildings over the company’s 27 building campus to make it easier for employees to …