Walgreens Coupons & Info
The Walgreens Company (NYSE:WAG) is the name that comes to mind when you think “drug retail.” As of 2014, Walgreens is the largest drug retailing company in the USA with over 8217 stores spread across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands.
Besides offering access to a world-class pharmacy, Walgreens also provides access to many other goods and services to its customers. Walgreens offers a large selection of consumer goods, health and wellness services and even a photo studio.
The story of Walgreens began in 1901, with a small-scale drugstore in Chicago, owned by Charles Walgreen Sr.. Over the next decade, Walgreens grew to four stores on the south side of Chicago. In 1922 Walgreen began operating stores away from residential areas, and in the mid-1920’s there were 44 stores across Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. The company continued to grow over the decades, until finally maturing into the giant retailer it is today.
The Walgreen website is friendly, and easy to navigate on any platform. If you are a mobile user, Walgreens provides you with an option of downloading their smartphone app available for Apple, Android and Windows Phone customers. The “downloads” page can be found here.
Walgreens also has a rewards program in place for its most loyal customers. Balance Rewards members “get rewarded for living a happy, healthy, well-balanced life.” With Balance Rewards you will earn points when you buy featured items or engage in healthy behavior. These points can then be redeemed for monetary rewards. The breakdown of point reception is as follows:
5,000 points = $5
10,000 points = $10
18,000 points = $20
30,000 points = $35
40,000 points = $50
So, how exactly can you earn these points? Balance Rewards members earn points when purchasing items from the Walgreens online or physical stores. Points are also awarded for making healthier choices. For example 20 points are awarded for every mile walked, ran or cycled. Points are awarded for every weigh in, blood pressure test or a blood glucose test. Walgreen rewards you for monitoring and taking care of your body. 500 points are awarded for each prescription that you will. For more information regarding the Balance Rewards program, you can take a look at the loyalty site found here.
The Walgreens deals page is updated on a regular weekly basis. This page features discounts at up to 50% off. Generally, there are 3 items that are paraded for each category, totaling about 15 clearance items. Just like everything else on the Walgreens store, the clearance section is subject to free shipping on all orders of $25 or more.
Walgreens also offers paperless coupons that you can redeem online or clip to your Walgreens Balance Rewards account, and redeem inshore using your rewards card. The coupon section usually has over 150 coupons that you can use towards your purchase. This video illustrates exactly how easy it is to use and mange paperless coupons from Walgreens.
For additional deals, you can sign up for the Walgreens weekly email newsletter. The newsletter will keep you up to date with the latest savings and new promotions. In order to enroll, simply visit the walgreens.com website and input your address into the web-form at the very bottom of the page.
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