Walgreens began as a single drug store in Chicago in 1901, owned by Charles R. Walgreen Sr. Over the years, the company continued to open new stores throughout Chicago and later expanded nationally and then internationally. Walgreens is now the largest drug-retailing chain the Un... Read Moreited States. The company operates around 8,300 stores and provides consumer goods and services through its retail drugstores. Walgreens also offers pharmacies and health and wellness services, and runs various online stores, such as Beauty.com, Drugstore.com, and VisionDirect.com. From a single store, Walgreens has evolved into a one-stop shop for all types of things, including beauty products, personal-care goods, vitamins, and groceries. Walgreens also makes it easy to manage and refill prescriptions in-store and online.
The Walgreen Company
Walgreen Co. 200 Wilmot Road Deerfield, IL 60015