Walgreens CFO to Speak at Barclays Capital 2011 Retail and Restaurants Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 21, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) executive vice president and chief financial officer Wade Miquelon will present during the Barclays Capital 2011 Retail and Restaurants Conference in New York City on Wednesday, April 27, at approximately 12:45 p.m. Eastern time. Miquelon will discuss Walgreens strategies for becoming America’s first choice for health and daily living needs.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on Walgreens investor relations website at http://investor.walgreens.com/. The audio webcast will be archived for 12 months.

Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is the nation’s largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2010 sales of $67 billion. The company operates 7,697 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each day, Walgreens provides nearly 6 million customers the most convenient, multi-channel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.



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