Monday, October 17, 2011
Charles R. Walgreen, Sr., after moving to Chicago in 1893 and working for a series of pharmacies, was able to buy his own drugstore in 1901. He prided himself on unparalleled customer service. Not only did he ensure every customer was greeted, he widened the aisles, brightened the interior, and increased product selection (Walgreens.com).
Here's the Walgreens today, having lost some of its charm:
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I haven't been to the Miami Walgreens in the card, but when I was in San Antonio in August, I saw an old-school Walgreens.