Why Walgreens Wants to Sell You Sushi, Too

Renovated Walgreens store in New York Photograph courtesy Walgreens

Walgreens is the nation’s largest drugstore chain, with more than 8,100 stores, so you wouldn’t think the reopening of a single location would merit a ribbon-cutting ceremony or a DJ. But the store in question, No. 6159 in Manhattan’s Union Square, is the company’s latest attempt to distinguish itself from its competitors, and so its Thursday debut received no small amount of fanfare.

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