Will Walgreens U. Push Chain to Top of Drugstore Class?

Feb 25, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Retailwire.com

Representing a doubling of its annual spending on employee training and development, Walgreens last week cut the ribbon on Walgreens University, a facility dedicated to providing classroom and online programming for employees.

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Diane

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Feb 25, 2013
 
Interesting article. Many different view points.
wagthug

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Feb 25, 2013
 

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i think ringling bros has one of these universities too and the similarity is that they are both clown schools.

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Mar 2, 2013
 
Why does nobody in my store have any details about this and there is nothing about it on Storenet?

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Mar 2, 2013
 
Learn tab?

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Apr 8, 2013
 
I like what I seeso far out of this program. The daily management tip is great and useful. I've heard the courses won't be available for the entire chai for a few months, but it'll be neat. Just navigate the website and look at the curriculum,areas of study, etc.the only downsides are 1. 10%off tuition discount is lousy. 2. you have to pay for some courses. Most retailers have a tuition reimbursement plan.Apparantly Walgreens doesn't.
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Apr 9, 2013
 
I heard of this and have seen it on storenet, I can't sit in the office looking at it. They have a problem when I sit in the office just to request time off. Sm doesn't mention this at all. What is it? What's the difference between what they are teaching on walgreens university and regular district training?

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Apr 10, 2013
 
unless you live in chicago it is worthless Good Day

Just another tax write off for wags

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Apr 10, 2013
 
2 dope wrote:
unless you live in chicago it is worthless Good Day
Just another tax write off for wags
I'm starting to believe that's absolutely true.

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