For online sales, Walgreens freezes new warehouse openings and relies on ship from stores

In the USA, drugstore specialist Walgreens Boots Alliance is freezing a program of new automated warehouses dedicated to preparation of Web orders, with 11 active units to date. That is 50% of the number announced 18 months ago. 

Through Sophie Baqué. Published on 27 November 2023 à 12h35 - Update on 27 November 2023 à 15h52

With 78% of the U.S. population living within 8 kilometers of a Walgreens drugstore, the Walgreens Boots Alliance is adjusting an online ordering strategy. After opening 11 automated logistics hubs dedicated to drug deliveries in 3 years,…