Walgreens Celebrates San Francisco Flagship Store Opening with Ribbon Cutting

  Walgreens Celebrates San Francisco Flagship Store Opening with Ribbon
  Cutting

Business Wire

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- May 08, 2013

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will officially open the doors to its
newest flagship store on Wednesday, May 8. A ribbon cutting ceremony will
commence the grand opening at 10 a.m.

Walgreens leadership will be available for comment after the ceremony. Visuals
will include the opportunity to photograph the site and spokespeople.

WHO:

  *Bryan Pugh, vice president of merchandising, store design and well
    experience, Walgreens
  *Richard Ashworth, corporate operations vice president, Walgreens
  *Bill Hose, market vice president of operations and community management,
    Walgreens
  *Ed Lee, mayor of San Francisco
  *David Chiu, San Francisco Board president
  *Tina Hoff, SVP and director of health communications & media partnership
    program, Kaiser Family Foundation
  *Bill Hose, market vice president of operations and community management,
    Walgreens
  *Dave Devencenzi, district manager
  *Greg Suhr, Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department

WHAT: Exclusive experience and preview of the flagship location:

  *Walgreens to present the San Francisco Chief of Police with an AED machine
    representing the company’s donation of 10 devices as part of the
    Adopt-A-Squad program.
  *Ceremonial ribbon cutting with Walgreens executives and local official.
  *LOOK Boutique: Showcasing upscale and premium beauty products and
    services.
  *Fresh/Up Market: Preview Walgreens approach to healthy, convenient and
    high-quality food offerings such as fro-yo and smoothies.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Walgreens drugstore at 134 Powell St (Corner of Powell and O’Farrell
streets), San Francisco.

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
8,086 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.

Contact:

Walgreens
Mai Lee Ua
office: 847-315-2141
mobile: 224-565-0352
http://news.walgreens.com
@WalgreensNews
facebook.com/Walgreens
#SFWAG
 
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