Walgreens to Close 200 Stores Nationwide

Deerfield, Ill. — Walgreens plans to close approximately 200 stores across the U.S. starting this fall as part of a cost-management program. Specific store locations have not been disclosed, but the new closures represent less than 3% of Walgreens’ U.S. footprint.

The announcement was made in a Walgreens Boots Alliance regulatory filing the first week of August. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company had previously unveiled plans to close 200 stores in the United Kingdom.

Currently, Walgreens operates more than 18,500 stores in 11 countries.

 

SOURCE: REBusinessOnline.com

 

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