Articles Tagged ‘Walgreens’


Q&A: Duane Reade’s Calvin Peters on combining social, mobile and content

September 15, 2014

Walgreen Co.’s Duane Reade is one of the fastest-growing retailers on Twitter in addition to being the most widely followed pharmacy worldwide on that social platform. Behind that growth is laser-focused thinking on how best to use mobile, social and content development to maintain relevance with the target customer in their daily routines.

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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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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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Mcommerce Summit 2014 New York May 1: Walgreens, Sephora, Wendy’s, Marriott, Staples, Gilt, JetBlue, Warburg Pincus, Forrester

April 24, 2014

Registration is open for the fourth annual Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2014 conference Thursday, May 1 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Sephora, Wendy’s, Marriott, Staples, Gilt, JetBlue, Warburg Pincus and Forrester. Must-attend event for retailers, brands, financial firms, agencies and publishers.

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Walgreens’ redesigned app boasts store-specific inventory

April 23, 2014

The latest update to Walgreens’ iOS application uses store-specific offers to harness customer loyalty and brings added value through a more customized experience.

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Walmart plays catch-up in mobile pharmacy with new app features

April 15, 2014

Mobile is the latest weapon in Walmart’s arsenal as it continues to build a pharmacy business and compete with leading drugstore chains.

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Mcommerce Summit 2014 New York May 1: Walgreens, Sephora, Wendy’s, Marriott, Staples, Gilt, JetBlue, Warburg Pincus, Forrester

April 2, 2014

Registration is open for the fourth annual Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2014 conference Thursday, May 1 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Sephora, Wendy’s, Marriott, Staples, Gilt, JetBlue, Warburg Pincus and Forrester. Must-attend event for retailers, brands, financial firms, agencies and publishers.

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