Walgreens is forging alliances with tech giants like Microsoft as it prepares for war with Amazon (WBA, MSFT)

Walgreens, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the US, is up against stiff competition as rivals like CVS Health strike deals and Amazon looms. As a defensive move, Walgreens has taken a partnership approach, forging alliances rather than doing outright takeovers. On Tuesday, Walgreens reached another such deal with Microsoft. In December, it partnered […]

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We’ll get you caught up on all the news you missed at the year’s biggest healthcare investor conference

Thousands of investors, Wall Street analysts, execs, and of course, journalists, converged on San Francisco last week for the biggest healthcare investor event of the year — the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. It can be overwhelming, not to mention overcrowded. This year, more than 9,000 people signed up, and 485-plus companies were on the schedule […]

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