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May 06, 2014, 08:00 ET

Duane Reade Announces First Major App Update For iPhone, Brings New Level Of In-Store Customer Engagement To Drug, Food And Mass Arena

 Duane Reade, the largest drugstore chain in New York City, has released the first update to its app for iPhone including the integration of...

Mar 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Duane Reade Announces Collaboration With Personalized Weather Alert Service, Poncho, To Deliver Actionable Advice And Personalized Product Coupons

 Duane Reade, New York City's largest drugstore chain, part of the Walgreens family of companies, and Poncho, a personalized...

Oct 15, 2013, 08:00 ET

Duane Reade To Launch "Boo-tiful Legs" Halloween Facebook Photo Campaign

Duane Reade, New York City's largest drugstore chain, has announced a three week, omni-channel social media marketing campaign to raise awareness...

Sep 18, 2013, 12:40 ET

Duane Reade Surpasses 1 Million Followers, Becomes Twitter's Most Followed Retailer in the Drug, Food and Mass Arena Worldwide(1)

Duane Reade, a 250-store New York City drugstore chain, part of the Walgreens family of companies, has become Twitter's most followed retail chain...

May 16, 2013, 08:00 ET

"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice®" Finalists Host Ice Cream Tasting at Duane Reade for Signature Flavors of Good & Delish Premium Brand

WHAT:     "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" finalists Trace Adkins & Penn Jillette will be holding an ice cream tasting of...

Apr 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

Duane Reade Unveils Its First Mobile Application

 Duane Reade has announced the launch of its first mobile application for iOS devices.  The free app, available in the iTunes store...

Feb 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Duane Reade Expands Digital And Social Footprint Through Integration With Ingress, A Massively Multiplayer Location-Based Mobile Game From Niantic Labs At Google

In an effort to increase 'share of voice' (SOV) and customer engagement, Duane Reade, New York City's largest drugstore chain, has significantly...

Nov 19, 2012, 09:34 ET

Duane Reade To Launch "Show Us Some Leg" Facebook Campaign

 Duane Reade, the largest drugstore chain in New York City, has announced a seven week social media campaign to raise awareness of Duane...

Nov 01, 2012, 12:35 ET

Duane Reade Set to Release New Happy & Healthy 'Storezine' Holiday Edition 2012: Available in Stores from November 4th until December 31st, 2012

 New York City's iconic drugstore chain Duane Reade once again raises the bar, with the upcoming release of its newest in-store publication,...

Oct 25, 2012, 12:54 ET

New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Farley Receive Flu Shot at Duane Reade Pharmacy, Highlight Importance of Flu Preparedness

 New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley received their seasonal flu vaccination this morning at...

Jul 17, 2012, 11:18 ET

Duane Reade To Partner With Mission Electric On Green Transportation Initiative

In an effort to reduce vehicle air pollution, Duane Reade, in partnership with Mission Electric, is turning to New Yorkers to determine which of...

Jul 09, 2012, 09:45 ET

Duane Reade to Debut Unique Store At 100 Broadway

 The Duane Reade New York City footprint will expand with a second distinct location in the Financial District, quickly becoming a retail...

Dec 15, 2011, 10:48 ET

Duane Reade Announces a Major Store Augmentation: Unveils Its New Look 52nd & Broadway Location With Unique Store Offerings

Duane Reade's seemingly ubiquitous New York City presence has added another notch in becoming a pillar in the City's natural aesthetic with...

Nov 10, 2011, 09:00 ET

Duane Reade Set to Release The Duane Reader Holiday Edition 2011: The Eagerly Anticipated Unique 'Storezine' is Available From Nov 12th-Dec 31st, 2011

New York City's iconic drugstore chain Duane Reade once again raises the bar, with the upcoming release of its wittingly innovative and wildly...

Sep 19, 2011, 07:35 ET

Duane Reade and Smith Electric Vehicles Partner to Bring All-Electric Delivery Vehicles to New York's Streets

In an effort to improve fuel efficiency standards and lower carbon dioxide emissions, Duane Reade today announced a partnership with Smith Electric...

Aug 27, 2011, 11:44 ET

Duane Reade Media Alert in Response to Hurricane Irene

"In preparation for Hurricane Irene and for the safety of Duane Reade's associates and customers, Duane Reade stores will begin closing at noon on...

Jul 05, 2011, 07:30 ET

Duane Reade to Debut New Flagship Store at Iconic 40 Wall Street Building

40 Wall Street, known as the "Crown Jewel of Wall Street," once held the title of the tallest building in the world. Now, it is home to a...

May 13, 2011, 08:00 ET

Duane Reade Celebrates Fourth Year Supporting AIDS Walk New York With Record Donation

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. today announced that The Duane Reade Charitable Foundation has set a new fundraising record for the 26th annual AIDS...

May 04, 2011, 12:00 ET
Duane Reade unveils a cartoon contest where it is asking New Yorkers to supply a humorous or witty caption to a uniquely New York situation.  (PRNewsFoto/Duane Reade)

Duane Reade Cartoon Caption Contest Proves That Laughter is the Best Medicine

In a city where "everyone's a comic" – or at least auditioning to be one – New Yorkers now have the opportunity to showcase their...

Mar 09, 2010, 07:30 ET

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Results

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 26, 2009. Fourth Quarter Key...