Walgreens Hosts “Night at the W” Events Nationwide on Jan 10

  Walgreens Hosts “Night at the W” Events Nationwide on Jan 10

  Beauty Advisors and Products from CoverGirl, Olay, Pantene and Crest Help
                        Shoppers Get Red Carpet Ready

Business Wire

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- January 2, 2013

On Jan 10 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., all Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG)
locations nationwide will host “Night at the W,” to celebrate its involvement
in the People’s Choice Awards, which will air live on Wednesday, Jan.9.
Walgreens beauty advisors along with products from CoverGirl®, Olay®, Pantene®
and Crest® will be available to help customers achieve their own “red carpet”
looks for free, and customers will also receive a copy of the “Red Carpet
Guide to Glamour” (while supplies last).

Fashion consultant Tim Gunn says there are many simple ways to get red carpet
ready from the aisles ...

Fashion consultant Tim Gunn says there are many simple ways to get red carpet
ready from the aisles of your local Walgreens. (Photo: Business Wire)

“As we ring in the new year and awards show season, it’s a perfect time for
our customers to try out a new look, and we’re excited to help them do that by
hosting ‘Night at the W’ nationwide on January 10,” said Shannon Curtin,
Walgreens divisional vice president and general merchandising manager for
beauty, personal care and seasonal. “These events give our customers a chance
to see all of the latest and greatest beauty products we have to offer.”

In addition, “Night at the W” attendees can participate in a sweepstakes for a
chance to win a trip for two to the 2014 People’s Choice Awards or one of
1,000 Red Carpet Gift Boxes featuring: CoverGirl Eye Enhancer; CoverGirl
Perfect Point Eye Liner; Pantene Expert Age Defy Shampoo; Olay Regenerist
Microsculpting Serum; and Crest 3D Vivid White Toothpaste.

“You don’t have to be a movie star or walk the red carpet to achieve your own
high-fashion look,” said Tim Gunn, fashion consultant and red-carpet expert.
“With their beauty advisors on hand to show you some of the latest products
and trends, there are so many simple ways to get red carpet ready at
Walgreens.”

For more information, visit www.walgreens.com/NightattheW.

About Walgreens

As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion,
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) vision is to become America’s first choice for
health and daily living. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million
customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and
services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services
and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services
includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along
with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower
costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health
systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates
8,057 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and
most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and
in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the
country.

About People’s Choice

Now in its 39th year, the People’s Choice Awards continues to be the only
major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies,
music and television. The People’s Choice official website at
www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the
categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Every year,
potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box office
grosses, music sales and PeoplesChoice.com data, then vetted through E-Poll®
MediaSYNC – E-Score Celebrity. Fred Nelson is the President of People’s
Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc.
(NYSE:PG), which is represented by Liquid Thread, a division of Starcom
MediaVest Group, Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production. The PEOPLE’S
CHOICE AWARDS 2013, will be broadcast LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los
Angeles, on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), on the
CBS Television Network. The show is produced by Mark Burnett’s One Three Inc.
and hosted by Kaley Cuoco, star of The Big Bang Theory.

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