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Walgreen announced that it will expand its “DR Delish” private label line of snacks and beverages beyond the New York area Duane Reade stores where they originated and into more than 6,000 stores around the country. The roll-out begins this week and will continue through the fall.

Duane Reade was acquired by Walgreen last April.

“Introducing the DR Delish line of products in our stores is one of the first big steps toward bringing the best of Duane Reade to Walgreens,” said Bryan Pugh, vice president of merchandising for Walgreens. “The DR Delish brand allows us to offer our customers snacks and beverages with premium recipes but at more affordable prices.”
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