DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With an ongoing focus on modernizing its customer shopping experience, Walgreens announced today that contactless same-day* curbside pick-up is now available at more than 8,600 participating stores nationwide. In as little as one hour, Walgreens customers can conveniently order and pay for select household essential and health & wellness products online and then pick up these items curbside at their selected store.
“We are always looking to provide our customers with safe, easy and convenient contactless shopping options to get the retail items they need, whether that’s via same-day delivery through our collaborations with DoorDash and Postmates, same-day pick-up with our order online pick-up at drive-thru, or now via our newest digital enhancement, order online pick-up at curbside,” said Stefanie Kruse, vice president, digital commerce and omni-channel at Walgreens.
The curated assortment of nearly 1000 household essential and health & wellness products include select grocery items, cleaning supplies, select over the counter products such as cough/cold, pain/fever and immunity support, infant formula/adult nutrition, medical supplies, first aid and paper goods.
To buy items online and pick up at curbside, customers can visit orderpickup.walgreens.com and enter their ZIP code to find the nearest participating Walgreens location. When a customer’s order is ready for curbside pick-up, they will receive a confirmation e-mail. When they arrive at their selected Walgreens location, they simply tap the “I’m here” link in their confirmation e-mail and a Walgreens store team member will place orders in the trunks of cars or wherever the customer prefers, depending on their method of travel.
* Same day pick-up is available at all participating stores from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. local times. To guarantee same day pick-up, orders must be received by 5pm local time.
Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.
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