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Walgreens extends mobile pharmacy leadership with WebMD partnership

October 3, 2014

Walgreens is extending its mobile pharmacy leadership via a new partnership with WebMD that will drive smartphone use for prescription refills and wellness-driven rewards.

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CVS Caremark bets on mobile innovation to extend stores’ reach

August 26, 2014

CVS Caremark is intently focused on building its pharmacy business, with mobile playing a key role in helping customers manage their prescriptions while ensuring ongoing loyalty.

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Women, college-educated shoppers are top Ibotta users

August 22, 2014

Most of the top savers using mobile shopping application Ibotta are women and also tend to be well-educated, according to a survey of its users.

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Uber takes on Google in the instant-delivery realm

August 21, 2014

Uber, the mobile application that allows users to order and pay for taxi service via smartphone, is seeking to expand its burgeoning popularity into product delivery-on-demand.

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Giant Eagle launches stand-alone pharmacy app

July 22, 2014

Regional supermarket chain Giant Eagle is seeking to gain ground on its drugstore rivals with the launch of a new mobile pharmacy application that includes some of the basic functionality available from larger chains such as Walgreens and CVS.

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How Walgreens frames mobile for photo-ordering success

July 14, 2014

Today, 40 percent of Walgreens’ digital print orders come from mobile devices, pointing to how the chain has quickly ramped up its photo-editing and ordering capabilities over the past couple of years in response to the significant role smartphones play in how consumers take and store photos.

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Luscinia Health gains 15K subscribers through SMS campaign

July 1, 2014

Prescription-savings program Luscinia Health has seen the number of participating consumers grow since introducing a text-messaging campaign that delivers coupons to its subscribers.

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Health Mart pharmacy network prescribes mobile app for health management

June 24, 2014

Nationwide pharmacy franchise Health Mart will offer patrons on-the-go prescription management options through application platform GetMyRx, a partnership which further evidences how mobile is equipping community pharmacies for the digital age with cost-effective tech.

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Duane Reade app sets in-store agenda to match Walgreens’ innovations

May 7, 2014

Walgreens’ Duane Reade drugstore chain has updated its iPhone application with a focus on enhancing the in-store experience via digital and social content, including a 10-store iBeacon test and instant Instagram prints.

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Walgreens launches iBeacon pilot to bolster coupon personalization

May 2, 2014

NEW YORK – A Walgreens executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2014 revealed that the company launched an iBeacon pilot program in several Duane Reade stores in New York earlier this week.

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