With more than 8,000 stores, Walgreens stores are open until midnight
or even 24-hours;
Purchasing impromptu gifts is just a quick trip around the corner
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
For anyone looking to purchase holiday gifts, Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)
(NASDAQ:WAG) selection of seasonal products ranges from beauty items to
toys to premium candy - even the extras like gift wrap and batteries.
Most stores will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, including
1,600 24-hour locations, to help shoppers pick up any last-minute items.
Most stores will be open until midnight through Christmas Eve.
Pharmacies will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 24 hour stores
are always open.
On Christmas Day, most non-24-hour stores will be open from 8 a.m.
until 6 p.m. Select pharmacies will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
and 24-hour stores and pharmacies are always open.
"As many shoppers are checking the final presents off of their lists,
they oftentimes need to pick up one more item before celebrating. In
fact, our research indicates that approximately 97 percent of people see
themselves making an impromptu shopping trip this season," said Moe
Alkemade, group vice president of consumables, sundries and seasonal for
Walgreens. "With our more than 8,000 locations nationwide, Walgreens
offers a variety of last-minute gifts to complete the holiday shopping
Customers may need a little help figuring out what to buy for folks on
their lists, so Walgreens created a helpful shopping guide - "Happy
and Healthy, Your Guide to Easy Holiday Solutions from Walgreens"
- and a gift
finder tool accessible online or through the mobile
app, making shopping even easier. Some of the season's popular items
Beauty and Personal Care Offerings
Each day through Dec. 24, Walgreens "12 Days of Beauty" features an
item such as perfume, make-up, nail polish or a gift set is available
at a great price.
Fragrances make for sweet smelling presents, and Walgreens offers a
variety of designer and celebrity scents. Gift sets range from $5 to
Glamorous looks are easy to find among the selection of beauty and
cosmetic products. Beautifully packaged gift sets and stocking
stuffers by e.l.f. are popular items. Beauty 21 offers its blockbuster
set that includes everything needed to achieve a remarkable holiday
Stocking stuffers range from $1-$2 for bath, cosmetic, fragrance, nail
and hair accessories. For those who desire pampering, Walgreens offers
No7 Mens, Old Spice, Gillette, Nivea, Axe and Dove personal care gift
sets available for $10-$15.
A selection of Caterpillar and Tonka trucks, dolls, play sets and
Disney toys are available - My Little Pony, Barbie and action figures
are easy gift options.
Plush toys and stuffed animals are fun companions for children -
whether regular or over-sized, they're always a welcome present.
Assorted card and board games, crafts and sports-themed toys make the
holidays more fun.
Gift-givers can choose from a variety of electronic accessories
available at Walgreens. Speakers, docking stations, headphones and
portable power banks make perfect gifts for device users.
Bluetooth electronic purchases can earn Balance® Rewards
points on select Hype, HMDX, iLive, iConcepts or iHome products.
Skullcandy's 2XL headphones or earbuds are 25 percent off Dec. 18
through Dec. 21.
Just For Fun
As Seen On TV- Stompeez!, Flipeez, Dream Lites, Fun Looms, Chia Willie
and Glow Pets are fun products that are great for kids; Potato
Express, Cat's Meow, Side Socket and Perfect Polly also are popular.
For those looking to relax and unwind, massagers, warming pads and
foot spas area available starting at $9.99.
Gift Cards - Recipients will appreciate the flexibility of a gift
card. Walgreens offers gift cards for restaurants, music, gaming and
apparel…just to name a few!
Photo Gifts and Cards
Photo cards are a personal and convenient way to send warm wishes to
friends and family. Cards can be created online, in-store or from the
free Walgreens app and are ready to be picked up in as little as an
Posters, canvas prints and collage prints are unique ways to share
memories. It's easy for customers to create these photo gifts directly
through the free Walgreens mobile app, online or from the in-store
kiosk. These items are available for same-day pickup at more than
Photo books and calendars are great for last-minute greetings or
ringing in the new year, and are easy to create online or in-store -
also available for same-day pick up at more than 4,000 locations.
To find the nearest store, visit Walgreens.com or call 1-800-WALGREENS.
For more holiday gift ideas and special offers, please visit www.walgreens.com/holiday.
As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2013 sales of $72
billion, Walgreens (www.walgreens.com)
vision is to be the first choice in health and daily living for everyone
in America, and beyond. 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 8,197 drugstores in all 50
states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin
Islands. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the
largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness
centers, provider practices, and in-store convenient care clinics, with
more than 750 locations throughout the country.