Walgreens adds holiday hours, gift app

Deerfield Park, Ill. – Most Walgreens stores will be open until midnight through Christmas Eve, and most stores will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, including 1,600 24-hour locations. On Christmas Day, most non-24-hour stores will be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Pharmacies will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. through Christmas Eve and select pharmacies will be open 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Christmas Day, and 24-hour stores and pharmacies are always open. In addition, Walgreens is offering a gift finder tool accessible online or through the retailer’s mobile app.

“As many shoppers are checking the final presents off of their lists, they oftentimes need to pick up one more item before celebrating,” said Moe Alkemade, group VP of consumables, sundries and seasonal for Walgreens. “In fact, our research indicates that approximately 97 percent of people see themselves making an impromptu shopping trip this season. With our more than 8,000 locations nationwide, Walgreens offers a variety of last-minute gifts to complete the holiday shopping experience.”