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05/04/2021

Walgreens now delivers 24,000 items in under two hours

Dan Berthiaume
Senior Editor, Technology
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Walgreens is expanding the assortment offered in its same-day delivery program.

Customers nationwide are now able to order more than 24,000 items directly from Walgreens for same-day delivery. Upon checking out of a digital commerce transaction on the Walgreens e-commerce site or app, shoppers can select same-day delivery, with no minimum order required. 

Walgreens is now offering customers even more convenient, safe and easy shopping solutions through the launch of Same Day Delivery in under two hours for retail products. Customers nationwide. Customers will receive items for contactless delivery to their door in under two hours. 

The new functionality also allows customers who are members of the myWalgreens loyalty program to earn and use Walgreens Cash rewards, as well as redeem digital promotions and savings offerings. 

According to Reuters, Walgreens is partnering with third-party delivery platforms including DoorDash and Uber to support its expanded same-day delivery operation. The retailer launched same-day delivery of select products with DoorDash in July 2020, and has also been offering same-day delivery of tens of thousands of select goods with Instacart and Postmates in the past 18 months.

In addition, Walgreens introduced pickup in-store, curbside and via drive-thru in July 2020, and has since built on this service to offer combined pickup for retail products and prescriptions in under 30 minutes.

“As the country gets ready to emerge from the pandemic, Walgreens continues its focus on enhancing our customer experience through integrated and simplified shopping solutions,” said Stefanie Kruse, VP of digital commerce, Walgreens. “Since the launch of myWalgreens in November 2020, we are constantly innovating to provide convenient delivery options to our customers that make their lives easier. We are confident that customers will enjoy our new Same Day Delivery functionality for those last-minute needs.”

Eligible products, delivery hours, and fees vary by location. Walgreens operates more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.