Walgreens Boots Alliance’s regular quarterly dividend up by 4.2 percent over the year-ago period

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 12 June 2017 to stockholders of record on 18 May 2017. […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Prime Therapeutics closed transaction to form AllianceRx Walgreens Prime

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (3 April 2017 ) announced that Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) have closed their transaction to form a combined central specialty pharmacy and mail services company, as part of the strategic alliance first announced last August. The […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to release its fiscal 2017 2Q earnings results on Wednesday, 5 April 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2017 second quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday, 5 April 2017, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid announce amendment and extension of their definitive merger agreement

Deerfield, Ill. and Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (30 January 2017) 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 […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance declares regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (January 26, 2017) 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 […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to host live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders on 26 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. The meeting’s webcast […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance announces financial results for the 1Q of fiscal 2017

First quarter highlights GAAP diluted net earnings per share decrease 4.0 percent from the year-ago quarter, to $0.97; Adjusted diluted net earnings per share increase 6.8 percent to $1.10, up 9.7 percent on a constant currency basis GAAP net earnings attributable to Walgreens Boots Alliance decrease 5.0 percent from the year-ago quarter to $1.1 billion; […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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, […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to sell 865 Rite Aid stores to Fred’s, Inc. for $950 million

Deerfield, Ill., and Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Dec-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today (20 December 2016 ) 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 […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to release its 1Q FY 2017 earnings results on Thursday, 5 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. The conference call will be simulcast […]

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American Ireland Fund Corporate Social Responsibility Award presented to Walgreens Boots Alliance

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. Walgreens Boots Alliance is only the fifth company with significant operations in the […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and RIte Aid extend merger agreement end date from 27 October 2016 to 27 January 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill. & CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (20 October 2016) announced that, in accordance with the terms of their merger agreement dated 27 October 2015, they have mutually agreed to extend the end date of their merger […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina on Q4 and FY 2016: We have continued to make good progress

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (20 October 2016) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 that ended 31 August 2016. Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina said, “We have continued to make good progress in putting in place the building blocks […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance declares regular quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (October 12, 2016) 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 12 December 2016 to stockholders of record […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance updates on its pending acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (8 September 2016 ) provided the following update on its pending acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD). Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid remain actively engaged with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding its review of the pending acquisition. As […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to purchase AmerisourceBergen common stock by exercising 2nd tranche of warrants

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (25 August 2016) announced that it had agreed with AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) to amend the second tranche of warrants held by Walgreens Boots Alliance to purchase AmerisourceBergen common stock, so as to permit the immediate exercise of these warrants. The warrants […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Emart Company Ltd to create Boots branded pharmacy-led, health and beauty retail franchise in South Korea

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise, today announced that it has signed an agreement to form a franchise partnership with Emart Company Ltd (a member of Shinsegae Group), South Korea’s number one hypermarket retailer. Together, they will create a Boots […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance continues digital health leadership via Walgreens participation in PMI Cohort Program

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens, one of the largest drugstore chains in the USA and included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), will participate in the USA Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program through an initial $20 million grant awarded to The Scripps Research Institute […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance announces changes to its senior management roles and responsibilities

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance today announced changes to its senior management roles and responsibilities as part of the next phase of evolution. This follows the successful integration of Walgreens and Alliance Boots to create Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA). In order to provide even greater focus and collaboration […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance priced $6 Billion bonds to fund Rite Aid pending acquisition

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes consisting of: $1.25 billion 1.750% notes due 2018 $1.5 billion 2.600% notes due 2021 $750 million 3.100% notes due 2023 $1.9 billion 3.450% notes due 2026 $600 million 4.650% […]

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. affiliates to offer for sale 15,000,000 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance’s common stock

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) (the “company”) today announced that affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (the “selling stockholders”) intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 15,000,000 shares of the company’s common stock pursuant to the shelf registration statement (File No. 333-209569) […]

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Russian health and beauty retailer 36.6 acquires Alliance Healthcare Russia

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that it has sold its local pharmaceutical wholesale business, Alliance Healthcare Russia, to leading Russian health and beauty retailer 36.6 (Moscow Exchange: APTK). Following completion, Walgreens Boots Alliance will own a 15% stake in the 36.6 group. Notes to Editors: […]

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Rite Aid Corporation announces operating results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 27, 2016

Revenues of $8.3 Billion for the Fourth Quarter, Up 20.8 Percent Year-Over-Year and $30.7 Billion for the Full Year, Up 15.9 Percent Year-Over-Year  Fourth Quarter Adjusted Net Income Per Diluted Share of $0.07, Compared to the Prior Yearof $0.06; Full Year Adjusted Net Income Per Diluted Share of $0.23, Compared to the Prior Year  of $0.27  Fourth […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance to release fiscal 2016 second quarter earnings results on 5 April 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2016 second quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday, 5 April 2016, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast through […]

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97% of Rite Aid stockholders voted in favor of the adoption of the Merger Agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) (“Rite Aid”) announced today that its stockholders have voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of Oct. 27, 2015 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among Rite Aid, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.,   a Delaware […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. to host live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq:WBA) will provide a live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, 27 January 2016. The meeting will be held at Park Hyatt New York, 153 W. 57th St., New York. The meeting’s webcast will be […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance announces financial results for the first quarter 2016 that ended 30 November 2015

Adjusted first quarter net earnings attributable to Walgreens Boots Alliance per diluted share increase 32.1 percent to $1.03 compared with the year-ago period; GAAP net earnings attributable to Walgreens Boots Alliance per diluted share increase 13.5 percent to $1.01 Adjusted first quarter net earnings attributable to Walgreens Boots Alliance increase 51.1 percent to $1.1 billion […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Completes $12.8 Billion placement as part of its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-12-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq:WBA) today announced it has completed the placement of $5 billion of term loan facilities, evenly split between two tranches of $2.5 billion each, with three- and five-year maturities, respectively, and a $7.8 billion term loan bridge facility. These facilities replace the company’s previously reported […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. to release its fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings results on Thursday, 7 January 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will release its fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings results at 7 a.m. Eastern time Thursday, 7 January 2016, followed by a one-hour conference call with Walgreens Boots Alliance management beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will be simulcast through the […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Global CFO George Fairweather to participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-11-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) Executive Vice President and Global Chief Financial Officer George Fairweather will participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference. Fairweather is scheduled to appear at 2:20 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, 17 November. The conference is taking place at the […]

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