Walgreens is Closing 200 Stores Nationwide

Walgreens just announced that they’re planning to close 200 stores nationwide. Theysaid in their announcement that this new batch of closings follows “a review of the real estate footprint in the United States.”

Though Walgreens won’t release a full list of closing locations, spokesman Phil Caruso said, “We also anticipate being able to retain the majority of the impacted store team members in other nearby locations.” So, it seems like team members may be able to transfer to other locations. This recent slate of store closings only represents 3% of the total 9,600 Walgreens locations.