Brookshire Grocery Company Sells Pharmacy Business to Walgreens
Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Company has announced its plans to expand its pharmacy operations through a sales agreement brokered with Walgreens. Back in August, Brookshire’s revealed its intention to sell its pharmacies located in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas, along with its Central Fill operations, to Walgreens. However, the pharmacies within the Reasor’s stores in Oklahoma will not be part of this deal and will continue to be under the ownership of BGC. “The vast majority of these pharmacies will remain in our stores, and they will be rebranded to operate separately as Walgreens pharmacies,” the statement said. “This business decision will allow us to focus on our core retail grocery business. … Together, BGC and Walgreens are committed to ensuring a seamless transition for our customers and employee-partners.” The statement also emphasized that current Brookshire’s pharmacy customers will maintain access to their prescriptions and services throughout the transition. Customers do not need to take any action to ensure their prescriptions are transferred to Walgreens.