Walgreens opened nine stores during January, including two relocations, acquired two stores and closed two.On Jan. 31, Walgreens operated 8,532 locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. That includes 8,067 drugstores, 237 more than a year ago, including 106 net stores acquired over the last 12 months. The company also operates infusion and respiratory services facilities, specialty pharmacies and mail service facilities. Its Take Care Health Systems subsidiary manages more than 700 in-store convenient care clinics and worksite health and wellness centers.
|January Comparable Sales and Prescriptions Filled|
|Total Comp Sales||3.7||%||1.3||%||-3.9||%||0.9||%||0.7||%|
|Comp Front End||-0.4||%||-||-||-||-|
|Comp Rx Sales||6.2||%||2.0||%||-6.0||%||1.5||%||1.1||%|
|Comp Rx Scripts||13.6||%*||2.0||%||-||2.3||%||2.0||%|
|* Includes +0.9 percentage point from patients filling more 90-day prescriptions|