Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens pharmacists and beauty consultants are  traveling to educate about sun protection.

Skin Care

Walgreens Takes Sun Protection Message on the Road

Walgreens is linking its pharmacists and beauty consultants to help promote better sun protection as the chain looks to leverage its pharmacists and trained cosmetics experts.

clock May 17, 2018Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Walgreens Releases Online Skin-Care Tool

Skin care is a growth category for drugstores. To help cut through the confusion, Walgreens now has an online feature to provide a customized regimen.

clock May 3, 2018Faye Brookman

Ashley Graham at Revlon's party.

Beauty Features

Mass-market Players Strategize for Growth

The message from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting was that new approaches are needed to revive a slumbering beauty business.

clock April 27, 2018Faye Brookman


Skin Care

Joe Magnacca Brings Private-Label Expertise to Massage Envy

Massage Envy has broadened its services and is adding an exclusive private-label brand to build sales and consumer loyalty.

clock April 26, 2018Faye Brookman

The role of beauty in drugstores will be discussed at the National Association Chain Drug Store Meeting.

Beauty Features

Beauty Seeks Role in the Drugstore of the Future

Pharmacy, in-store clinics and other health-care initiatives are altering the drugstore retailing landscape. Where does beauty fit in?

clock April 20, 2018Faye Brookman

Judy Travis and her collaboration with Walgreens.

Beauty Features

Mass-Market Chains Seek Influencers to Shake Up Beauty Sales

Influencer collaborations have been big hits for brands. Can the magic translate to partnerships with major drug and discount store retailers?

clock April 12, 2018Faye Brookman

Walgreens added a beauty club as part of its loyalty program.


Walgreens Raises Guidance on Sales, Earnings Increases

The business has completed the acquisition of Rite Aid stores, but will seek to close about 600 doors in the next 18 months.

clock March 28, 2018Allison Collins

A visual from the new INC.redible campaign

Beauty Features

Thea Green of Nails Inc. Discusses Expansion and a New Brand With Boots

Green and Boots have created “My Mood” around the pick-and-mix habits of the Gen Z shopper.

clock March 23, 2018Samantha Conti

Megs Cahill

Beauty Features

Influence Peddler: Megs Cahill’s Reach Set to Pop After Beauty Collaboration

In addition to partnering with Pop Beauty, Cahill is gaining exposure on Lifetime’s “Glam Masters” which is coproduced by Kim Kardashian.

clock March 8, 2018Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Walgreens Rolls Out New Cosmetics Bags Created by Influencer Judy Travis

Judy Travis is bringing pizzaz to a category that hasn’t had much innovation in recent years with a collection created for Walgreens.

clock February 28, 2018Faye Brookman

Soap & Glory's activation at the LA Women's March.

Beauty Features

Soap & Glory Kicks Off Campaign to Encourage Women to Run for Elected Office

Walgreens Boots Alliance will donate up $20,000 to She Should Run.

clock February 23, 2018Faye Brookman

Albertsons can benefit from Rite Aid's upgrades in beauty and personal care.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Albertsons to Acquire Remaining Rite Aid Stores

Albertsons is scooping up the Rite Aid doors the FTC blocked Walgreens Boots Alliances from assuming in a deal valued at $24 billion.

clock February 20, 2018Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Judy Wray Exits Rite Aid

Judy Wray has been an innovator in the beauty business for 39 years.

clock January 29, 2018Faye Brookman

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19:  (L-R) President, Physicians Formula, Bill George, Owner & CEO, Physicians Formula, Eric Chen, and CAO, Physicians Formula, John Stephenson at Physicians Formula's 80th Anniversary at Beauty & Essex on October 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Physicians Formula)

Beauty Features

Succession Plan Announced at Markwins

Bill George will stay on through April to help create a seamless transition for Stefano Curti, the newly named global president of Markwins Beauty Brands. Following that, George will have a role on the advisory board.

clock January 9, 2018Faye Brookman

Soap & Glory was a major gift item at Walgreens during the holidays.

Beauty Features

Beauty Differentiation Program Pays Off for Walgreens Boots Alliance

The chain’s first-quarter results prove beauty is helping offset sluggish sales in other frond-end categories at Walgreens Boots Alliance.

clock January 4, 2018Faye Brookman

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