Walgreens to Boost Fresh Offerings

CHICAGO — Walgreen Co. plans to increase its offerings of fresh foods at between 300 and 500 locations across the U.S. in so-called "food deserts," Greg Wasson, president and chief executive officer, said following the chain's annual meeting here.

CHICAGO — Walgreen Co. plans to increase its offerings of fresh foods at between 300 and 500 locations across the U.S. in so-called "food deserts," Greg Wasson, president and chief executive officer, said following the chain's annual meeting here.

During the meeting he said expanded fresh offerings fit the company's strategy to evolve from a retail drug store to a retail health and daily living store, according to reports. "Our intent is to own outright the strategic territory

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