20% OFF Walgreens Private Brand!


National Drug retailer Walgreens is offering their employee discount as a Friends and Family discount for 1 day, July 31, 2009. The promotion includes 15% off eligible store items & 20% on Walgreens or W Brand Private Brand products. There is nothing new about this promotion it has been around for years with the department stores, but this one includes Private Brand and is being heavily promoted on Social Media, including the following post on Twitter. Interestingly this post or tweet has been heavily retweeted.

Walgreens Twitter

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Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.