Walgreens App Developer Program Announces Contest to Help Drive Integration
of New Photo Book, Wall Calendar and Folded Card Printing
DEERFIELD, Ill. -- June 20, 2013
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that its QuickPrints API
now gives participants the ability to tap into functionality enabling app
users to produce and send photo books, wall calendars and folded cards for
same day printing at Walgreens. Through the company’s Developer Program,
third-party app developers can easily integrate the API and its new
“We’re thrilled to provide app developers with the technology that allows
their users to be more creative with their pictures by allowing them to create
fun photo products such as photo books and folded cards,” said Jasbir Patel,
senior director and general merchandise manager for photo and e-commerce.
“We’re transforming the art of scrapbooking and the personalization of cards
by encouraging mobile users to preserve their memories in a more convenient
To celebrate the latest enhancements, Walgreens has launched a contest
designed to encourage app developers to incorporate the photo book, wall
calendars and folded cards functionality into an app. Participants can enter
today through September 30. Walgreens will award the contest winners cash
prizes of $2,000 for the best photo book integration, $2,000 for the best
folded cards integration, and $2,000 for the best wall calendar integration.
To learn more about the contest, click here for details.
In addition to the added functionality, the QuickPrints API allows for
standard, square, canvas and poster prints, as well as flat photo card
printing. The developer products are eligible for a 15 percent revenue share
commission earned when the photo order is purchased from a local Walgreens.
To learn more about the QuickPrints API click here or view the video at
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 help 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
8,096 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
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