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Company nameWalgreen Co.
Company typePublic
FoundedChicago, Illinois, U.S. (, 1901)
Founder(s)Charles R. Walgreen
HeadquartersDeerfield, Illinois, U.S.
No. of locations8,169 (April 2011)
Area servedUnited States
Key peopleAlan McNally
Gregory Wasson
(President & CEO)
Revenue(+) US$ 67.420 billion (FY 2010)
Operating income(+) US$ 3.458 billion (FY 2010)
Net income(+) US$ 2.091 billion (FY 2010)
Total assets(+) US$ 26.275 billion (FY 2010)
Total equity(+) US$ 14.400 billion (FY 2010)
Employees244,000 (August 2010)
DivisionsWalgreens Health Services
Walgreens Health and Wellness
SubsidiaryDuane Reade,

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Walgreen Co. (Nyse - WAG), (Additionally commonly abbreviated as WAGS) doing business as Walgreens (without an apostrophe), is the largest drugstore chain in the United States of America. As of March 31st, the company operates 8,169 locations across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1901, and has since expanded throughout the United States. Walgreens is currently headquartered in the nearby suburb of Deerfield, Illinois.

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