Walgreens Closing Beauty.com, Drugstore.com

Walgreens Closing Beauty.com, Drugstore.com

With easy-to-remember names like drugstore.com and beauty.com, one might expect these Walgreens-owned websites to be doing gangbusters business. Yet the retailer says it will shutter both sites by the end of September.  [More]

Walgreens Does Some Online Shopping, Picks Up Drugstore.com For $429 Million

Walgreens Does Some Online Shopping, Picks Up Drugstore.com For $429 Million

After taking over New York City with its purchase of Duane Reade drugstores last year, Walgreens has made a move to dominate the online market with its plan to buy Drugstore.com for around $429 million. [More]

Who Screwed Up And Sent Me Some Other Guy's Deodorant?

Who Screwed Up And Sent Me Some Other Guy's Deodorant?

Last week, Jon kept receiving packages from drugstore.com that he didn’t order. He was confused, until some detective work solved the problem: a man with the same (relatively common) first and last names as Jon was staying at a nearby hotel, ordered the items, and an overzealous address correction system at UPS assumed that the package really belonged to Jon. What he wants to know is: who screwed up here? [More]

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