Walgreens is stocking an exclusive “Mystery Flavor” of Pringles and hosting a related sweepstakes that awards $10,000 to one consumer who submits a receipt for the purchase of the 5.5-ounce SKU and also correctly identifies the flavor of chips inside.
Walgreens and Kroger are working together to pilot an exploratory store format at 13 Walgreens locations near Kroger’s Cincinnati headquarters. The format will combine Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ strengths in pharmacy, health and beauty.
Walgreens supported the launch of Procter & Gamble’s Gillette SkinGuard razors with a variety of activity in January. The product addresses the problem of shaving irritation through an entirely new design philosophy, according to P&G.
Walgreens and Hallmark in November revisited a tactic they’ve used over the last few years, sending a personalized greeting card via traditional mail to consumers who’ve previously purchased the manufacturer’s greeting cards at the chain.
Walgreens in early November revealed a “Holiday Gift Shop” at walgreens.com that serves as an online hub for its holiday promotions. The page highlights “Gifts of the week” – select beauty gifts and stocking stuffers offered at a 50% discount.
Once a year, Walgreens executes a beverage category reset, and to get it right, the retailer worked with Coca-Cola Co. and virtual reality provider InContext Solutions to provide “a simple addition to the reset process – with big impact.”