• Walgreens to link up with FedEx on next-day drug delivery as Amazon nears

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Thursday it would partner with FedEx Corp to launch a next-day delivery service for prescription drugs nationwide, giving it a leg up as Amazon threatens to shake-up the sector.
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  • Walgreens expands prescription delivery program nationwide

    9 days ago - By Chron

    Walgreens is joining drugstore competitor CVS Health in expanding home deliveries for prescriptions nationwide, as stores continue adjusting to a retail world made more customer-friendly by online competition.
    Walgreens said Thursday it will partner with FedEx to deliver prescriptions as soon as the next day for a $4.99 fee, and it also is providing same-day deliveries in several cities. The Deerfield, Illinois, company started offering deliveries in several markets last October.
    CVS Health Corp. announced similar nationwide prescription deliveries last June.
    Retailers have been breaking...
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  • Walgreens is teaming up with FedEx to defend its turf from Amazon and CVS

    Walgreens is teaming up with FedEx to defend its turf from Amazon and CVS

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Walgreens just made a move that could protect its business from Amazon and rival CVS Health.
    On Thursday, the pharmacy giant announced a partnership with FedEx to do national, next-day prescription delivery and same-day delivery for some cities.
    Customers who opted into getting texts from Walgreens will get an alert when prescriptions are ready, and then can decide to have them delivered instead of coming into the store.
    Walgreens is getting deeper into the prescription-delivery wars.
    On Thursday, the pharmacy giant said it partnered with FedEx to do national, next-day prescription...
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