Walgreens to Reintroduce Alcoholic Beverages

Walgreens is bringing beer and wine back to its stores.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens here is bringing beer and wine back to its stores.

The drug chain exited liquor sales in most locations—barring some in the Southeast and Southwest—in the early 1990s due to lackluster sales, according to reports. But lately it's been applying for the appropriate licenses.

"We think there's an opportunity to add [beer and wine] to our convenience goods," said Gregory Wasson, president and chief executive officer of Walgreens, during a confere

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