Walgreens and Alphabet’s Wing Aviation are partnering to make drone delivery of items from Walgreens stores a reality. Starting next month, consumers in Christiansburg, Va., will be able to order items from Walgreens using the Wing app for delivery within minutes via drone.
Walgreens Find Care has added the Philips SmartSleep Analyzer, one of the latest SmartSleep solutions, to the platform, which it said will allow users to identify potential causes of their sleep issues and connect with guidance and solutions.
The company has named Francesco Tinto global chief information officer and senior vice president, tasking him with overseeing its IT operations and the implementation of technology and digital innovation.
The ranks of retailers revising their policies on customers bringing guns into their stores are growing, with CVS Health, Kroger and Walgreens asking non-law enforcement customers in open-carry states not to bring their guns into stores.
Faced with what some have said is the survival of their overall business concept, many traditional food and drug retailers are rethinking their store formats and operations, and stepping up their omnichannel efforts.
The companies have added the Knoxville, Tenn., area as a new proving ground for Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup within Walgreens stores, as well as Walgreens own-brand health and beauty products in Kroger stores.