Bad Corporate Mgt VS The Economy

Bad Corporate Mgt VS The Economy

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concerned

Madison, WI

#1 Jan 28, 2013
We were having a discussion on how Wags corporate is always saying how "the economy" has caused it to make drastic slashes in the company over the years. We think it has more to do with poor corporate leadership.

They rewired corporate only to rehire all those and more positions. They lied about that. And walgreens was always running on cruise control and things were ok. Then they got rid of express scripts. This caused a ripple effect across the whole store.

So corporate can blame the economy but the reality is they screwed up this company. what's hilarious is that if they just would have left things status quo, everything would have been ok.
Diane

United States

#2 Jan 28, 2013
Right on Concerned! They created this whole mess. Economy? They still managed to put 6 billion into alliance boots .
mmhae

Cottage Grove, WI

#3 Jan 28, 2013
Of course they screwed it up, but they don't take responsibility for it they just create ways to reduce their debit load. Get rid of long time employees and replace them with people you can pay less. Customer service, knowledge, good workers be #$!%#@.
I do not shop there. I do not have my perscriptions filled there. I do not have a flu shot there. I refuse to enter the establishment. I do not support a company that treats employees like that.
Diane

United States

#4 Jan 28, 2013
Good for you!:) Maybe they will realize eventually how valuable employees are. I'm not holding my breath. Hang in there.
outsider

Jemez Springs, NM

#5 Jan 28, 2013
You're right....like the old adage goes..."If it aint broke don't fix it". They were profiting millions. Why on earth they tried to tame express scripts is anybody's guess. Now all this desiring and repositioning is going in the wrong direction. They'll feel it in sales first and their bottom line will shrink. But I'm sure they will be fine in their mansions while everyone else struggles. I too won't shop there anymore.
outsider

Jemez Springs, NM

#6 Jan 28, 2013
Oops! Rewiring. Not desiring. Damn spell checker.

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