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Walgreens expands same day delivery service

Walgreens expands same day delivery service

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DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is extending its Same Day Delivery service to make it available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in many markets across the country, the company said Thursday. As a result, customers can now order from an assortment of more than 27,000 items at Walgreens.com/SameDayDelivery or via the Walgreens app and get them delivered in as little as one hour, no matter the time of day.

Walgreens says its 24-Hour Same Day Delivery offers a larger selection of items than any other  24-hour retail delivery service, and added that the service is coming to nearly 400 participating 24-hour Walgreens stores across the country. Consumers can use the service to get delivery of last-minute needs like groceries, over-the-counter medications, personal care items, and household essentials. Customers can pick the nearest 24-hour location to place their order as long as it’s within the delivery range.

“Walgreens knows that taking care of health and wellbeing isn’t exclusive to business hours and that needs can pop up at any time of day – that’s why we’re always looking for ways to enhance the customer experience with convenient and trusted solutions,” said Stefanie Kruse, group vice president of digital commerce, Walgreens. “As the place customers turn to for their last-minute needs, we know they will find value in being able to access the items they need most, no matter the hour, right to their door.”

To celebrate the launch, Walgreens is offering customers free delivery on orders of $20+ with code NOW20 through December 10.

Walgreens says its 24-Hour Same Day Delivery is the latest progression of the company’s convenient shopping solutions for customers. In November 2020, Walgreens launched Pickup in as little as 30 minutes in-store, curbside and via drive-thru. In May 2021 the company began offering Same Day Delivery in as little as one hour. And the is currently piloting a 30-Minute Pickup Guarantee that covers the cost of shoppers’ baskets in New Mexico, Oklahoma and select Texas markets if the order is not ready for pickup within 30 minutes.

Walgreens also offers same-day prescription delivery as a quick and convenient service for ready prescriptions. After filling an eligible prescription, patients may select same-day prescription delivery by visiting Walgreens.com/PrescriptionDelivery, the Walgreens app or by calling their store. Patients may enroll for text message notifications that will send a delivery offering when the prescription is ready by texting “Join Rx” to 21525. Delivery fees vary by location.