27 February 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing CSR work.

31 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance and WPP announce global marketing and communications partnership

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) has partnered with WPP (Nasdaq: WPPGY) and selected a team of WPP agencies to operate and develop multiple marketing and communications channels for its retail and wholesale businesses as well as its health and beauty product brands.

30 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid Enter into Amendment and Extension to Merger Agreement

DEERFIELD, Ill. & CAMP HILL, Pa., January 30, 2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced that they have entered into an amendment and extension of their previously announced definitive merger agreement under which Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire all outstanding shares of Rite Aid, a U.S. retail pharmacy chain.

26 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 26, 2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share, an increase of 4.2 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 10 March 2017 to stockholders of record 15 February 2017.

18 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 18, 2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will provide a live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, 26 January 2017. The meeting will be held at Park Hyatt New York, 153 W. 57th St., New York.

05 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results

DEERFIELD, Ill., 5 January 2017 – Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended 30 November 2016.

Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina said, “Overall we are pleased with the progress this quarter, with results in line with our expectations. We continue to anticipate that growth in the second half of fiscal 2017 will reflect the new strategic pharmacy partnerships we announced last year. As a result, we have raised the lower end of our fiscal year guidance by 5 cents per share. In addition, we continue to work toward closing the pending acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation in the early part of this calendar year.”

04 January 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance Executives to Participate at 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 4, 2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina, and Co-Chief Operating Officer Alex Gourlay, will participate at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Pessina and Gourlay are scheduled to appear at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time (1:30 p.m. Eastern time) on Wednesday, 11 January. The conference is taking place at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

20 December 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid Reach Agreement to Sell 865 Rite Aid Stores to Fred’s Pharmacy

DEERFIELD, Ill. & CAMP HILL, Pa., 20 December 2016 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today they have entered into an agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores and certain assets related to store operations to Fred’s, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRED) for $950 million in an all-cash transaction. The transaction is subject to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval, the approval and completion of the pending acquisition of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance, and other customary closing conditions.

05 December 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance Schedules Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Earnings Announcement for 5 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill., 5 December 2016 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2017 first quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 5 January 2017, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.

03 November 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance Receives American Ireland Fund Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award

DEERFIELD, Ill., 3 November 2016 – The American Ireland Fund honored Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) yesterday at its 32nd Annual Chicago Dinner for its commitment to and investment in the entire island of Ireland, both north and south.

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