Walgreens and FedEx partner for next-day prescription delivery
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, -1.77% has partnered with FedEx Corp. FDX, -1.05% for the launch of a next-day prescription delivery service, available nationwide for $4.99. Customers will receive a text when their prescription is ready, and can set up the delivery from their mobile device. Walgreens already offers same-day delivery in certain markets, and will expand that in 2019. Walgreens shares have rallied 13.2% for the year to date, FedEx shares have sunk 15% for the period, and the S&P 500 index SPX, -1.78% is down 1% for 2018 so far.
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