Friday, December 6, 2019

Partnerships Are Key To Drugstore Transformation, Says Walgreens CEO

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina said partnerships remain the most cost-effective way for the global drugstore chain to remain competitive and grow in the future.

In an interview on stage Thursday at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit in New York, Pessina didn’t address speculation Walgreens is considering going private via leveraged buyout. But Pessina indicated the partnership strategy with myriad companies including those already announced in the grocery, healthcare and technology spaces will continue.
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